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The pinnacle of infotainment! Crazy stuff you didn’t know about the greatest movies and music of the 80’s, 90’s, and beyond. Hilarity ensues as a research professor and a pop culture savant are pitted against each other in a debate to determine what entertainment icons of film, music, and games are the best of the best of Generation X. https://www.thesurelypodcast.com/

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    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 68 Ratings

The pinnacle of infotainment! Crazy stuff you didn’t know about the greatest movies and music of the 80’s, 90’s, and beyond. Hilarity ensues as a research professor and a pop culture savant are pitted against each other in a debate to determine what entertainment icons of film, music, and games are the best of the best of Generation X. https://www.thesurelypodcast.com/

    Guns N' Roses 1987-1991: Appetites, Lies and Illusions

    Guns N' Roses 1987-1991: Appetites, Lies and Illusions

    Guns N' Roses appeared out of the Hollywood gutter sometime in 1987 releasing an album for the ages, "Appetite for Destruction".  As that album steadily rose in popularity to become one of the best selling albums of all time, the world waited for their follow up album.  We got two albums, with an amazing 30 tracks, in the Fall of 1991.  Before we go track by track through those impactful albums we will discuss the craziness that happened between 1988 and 1991.  The stories are amazing, chaotic and pure G'n'R!  

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    • 36 min
    Metallica's Black Album (1991): Track by Track!

    Metallica's Black Album (1991): Track by Track!

    In August of 1991, Metallica released their self titled album, commonly referred to as the "Black Album".  WIth mainstream rock anthems like "Enter Sandman" and "Wherever I May Roam" and beautiful rock ballads like "The Unforgiven" and "Nothing Else Matters" album quickly went to number one bringing in new fans.  How would fans of old receive it?  We discuss that and the awesome stories behind each of these classic songs and we will ultimately compare them to Guns 'N Roses' "Use Your Illusion" albums.  Take my hand!  

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    • 59 min
    Metallica: Beginnings of Black (1991)

    Metallica: Beginnings of Black (1991)

    When Metallica released their fifth album in August of 1991, hardcore fans of old noticed a change in style under mega producer Bob Rock.  It was this change that brought Metallica to the masses!  Join us this week as we explore the birth and career (up to 1991) of the world's most famous metal band.  Learn with us, wherever we may roam, how adversity and maturity brought them to mainstream success during one of the most interesting eras in popular music, Fall of 1991.  Off to never neverland!

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    • 45 min
    The Origin of Pearl Jam and Ten Track by Track

    The Origin of Pearl Jam and Ten Track by Track

    Want to listen to Pearl Jam's Ten with us? Well come on! Among the mass of killer albums released in the fall of 1991, this debut album of a band that would go on to stand the test of time took them to instant if somewhat unwanted fame. Join us as we tell the story of the band and then discuss this amazing album track by track.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The History of Nirvana and Nevermind Track by Track

    The History of Nirvana and Nevermind Track by Track

    In the Fall of 1991, some of the greatest albums of the decade were release within just weeks of each other, and the face of music was about to shift. Alternative Rock, Seattle Sound, or Grunge... Whatever you call it, that fall Nirvana and Pearl Jam changed the face of music. Join us in this rerun episode as we cover the history of Nirvana and each track on the album, Nevermind. As a precursor to our upcoming episodes on Metallica's Black Album and GnR's Use Your Illusion 1 &2.

     

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Terminator (1984) vs. Terminator 2: Part 2 of 2

    Terminator (1984) vs. Terminator 2: Part 2 of 2

    The blockbuster of the summer in 1991 was the sequel to the first "Terminator".  It turned out to be one of the biggest grossing R rated movies of all time.  How does it compare with the original?  Arnold is back with new catch phrases.  Linda Hamilton is back with bulging biceps.  There is also a new T-1000!  This episode we discuss the the behind the scenes stories on the filming of both movies, we go into the time travel troubles, and give our own Judgment Day.  Come with us if you want to live! 

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    • 49 min

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