It’s Gen-X vs. Millennial pop culture! Every week, Chris McBrien helps Generation X listeners take a trip down memory lane by reminiscing about movies, TV shows and music from the 70’s and 80’s. Derek Myers promotes everything he can from the Millennial generation.
It’s the pop culture podcast for the generations!
Episode 222: "Big Trouble in Little China": Movie Review
After holding their recent pop culture fantasy draft for the year 1986, Derek nominated "Big Trouble in Little China" as the movie from 1986 that he wants them to review on the podcast.
The guys discuss many aspects of the film including the box office performance, cast, director, quotes, scenes and behind-the-scenes trivia.
Chris points out how few good roles there have been for Asian actors in Hollywood over the years. For the trivia segment of the show, Chris quizzes Derek on several times that Hollywood has cast a non-Asian actor to play an Asian character on film.
Best of Pop Goes Your World 18: Fun With Yancy/Caveman
Based on the positive feedback we have received in regard to the "Fun With Yancy/Fun With Caveman" segments of the podcast, we have put together a "Best of" episode containing only the final segment of the show. If you enjoy Millennial trivia, Generation-X trivia, movie facts, music quizzes, game shows or you just enjoy having fun with Millennial and Gen-X pop culture, you'll enjoy taking a trip back with Chris, Derek and Yancy as they have fun with all of these things.
Included in this compilation:
EPISODE 77: "Snowpiercer" (2013): Movie Review (Yancy takes a seat in the 'Winner's Circle' of the $100,000 Pyramid to guess 1-word movie titles)
EPISODE 78: Bands That Should Have Been Bigger (Chris asks Yancy trivia questions about bands that should have been bigger than they were)
EPISODE 80: The Greatest Books of All Time (Yancy has to guess if movies were based on a book or not)
EPISODE 81: Movies of the 1990's (Chris asks Derek and Yancy trivia questions about 1990's Oscar winning movies)
Episode 221: 1986 Pop Culture Fantasy Draft
This episode, Chris and Derek combine pop culture with fantasy sports. They each draft a 'team' of pop culture from the year 1986. Each team must be comprised of the following:
3 TV shows
1 personal pick
All of the picks must have debuted in the year 1986. The goal is to have the best list (which will be determined by a panel of judges).
For the trivia segment of the show, Chris has Derek play a game of "Rock the Quote" where Derek has to guess the movie a particular quote comes from (all movies are from the year 1986).
Episode 220: "There Will Be Blood" (2007): Movie Review
This week, Derek has Chris watch the 2007 Paul Thomas Anderson film "There Will Be Blood" starring Daniel Day Lewis and Paul Dano. They discuss the motifs and themes of the film, the box office, the critical success and give their personal takes on the film.
For the trivia segment of the show, Chris has Derek play a game of "Pick the Flick". Chris gives Derek the year and synopsis of a movie and Derek must correctly guess the title. The common thread is that all of the movies are based on the American Dream.
Episode 219: Movie Musicals
This week, Chris and Derek run down their personal top 5 movie musicals of all time.
For the trivia segment of the show, Derek takes a seat in the winners circle of the $100,000 Pyramid and has to guess the titles of movie musicals. Chris is giving the clues and can only mention song titles from 6 movies. If Derek guesses all 6 movies, he will win a valuable prize.
Episode 218: "My Bodyguard" (1980): Movie Review
Chris has Derek watch "My Bodyguard" starring Chris Makepeace, Matt Dillon, Adam Baldwin & Joan Cusack for the first time. They discuss the film, its box office performance, cast, themes, behind-the-scenes and elements from the movie.
For the trivia segment of the show, Derek quizzes Chris about Matt Damon movies.
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Deserves a 5 star rating ALL DAY!
I’m super jealous of the voices on these men! What an awesome podcast. The conversations are so effortless and easy to follow. Absolutely in love and am now a big fan. I was born in the 70’s and most of my nostalgic memories are from the 80’s. If you can say the same…LISTEN TO THIS PODCAST!💙
Some great reviews to go with other enjoyable things like top five lists or drafts, I really like the idea of a Gen X-we debating a Millenial on the merits of each’s pop culture! The show has some great segments and two fantastic hosts. Tune in!