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Episode 409: Purple Rain (1984)

The Test of Time

Release Date: 05/03/2024

Episode 416: Chinatown (1974) show art Episode 416: Chinatown (1974)

The Test of Time

A private eye investigates a complex web of deceit, corruption, and murder.  Listen as we chat about shockingly expensive concert tickets, a comically small gun, and the difference between a scar and an open wound. Forget it, James... it’s a podcast to see if Chinatown stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 415: National Lampoon's Animal House (1978) show art Episode 415: National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)

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The brothers of a rowdy fraternity drink, party, and try not to get expelled. Special guests Rich Noah and Paul Brief—our dads!—join us to chat about John Belushi’s eyebrows, a freeze-frame heart attack, and getting an A in lobotomy. Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to find out if National Lampoon's Animal House stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 414: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985) show art Episode 414: Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

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Mad Max fights for his life, and the lives of young plane crash survivors.  Listen as we discuss Jeff Garlin’s thoughts on Michael Bay, laws that are just six words long, and what this movie has in common with Showgirls. Two men enter, one man leaves as we find out if Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 413: The Road Warrior (1981) show art Episode 413: The Road Warrior (1981)

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In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a small community is threatened by violent maniacs, and only Mad Max can help. Join us as we discuss the MMCU, the most annoying thing about The Fast and the Furious, and traditional marriage after the end of the world. Then we find out if The Road Warrior stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 412: Mad Max (1979) show art Episode 412: Mad Max (1979)

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In a near-future Australia, one cop fights back against a ruthless biker gang. Listen as we talk about how difficult it is to show society crumbling, a guy named Toecutter who cuts no toes, and the word that’s forever associated with the Hall of Justice. Then we find out if Mad Max stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 411: Top Secret! (1984) show art Episode 411: Top Secret! (1984)

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An American rocker falls for a beautiful woman who recruits him into the East German resistance. Join us as we wonder if kids today understand Pac-Man references, why Ford Pintos blew up, and where the hell Grand Moff Tarkin is. Then we find out if Top Secret! stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 410: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) show art Episode 410: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

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A widowed lawyer teaches his children important life lessons as he defends an innocent man. It’s our annual Mother’s Day episode, and our moms are back! Carole Abramson and Rochelle Brief join us to discuss dog actors in the 1960s, where witnesses are supposed to sit, and how to defuse a lynch mob. Then we find out if To Kill a Mockingbird stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 409: Purple Rain (1984) show art Episode 409: Purple Rain (1984)

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An aspiring singer struggles with a new lover, rival musicians, angry bandmates, and an abusive father. Special guest Clinton Festa joins us to talk about resting Prince face, Ben Folds’ LLC, and how to respond when someone says, "I would die for you." Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to find out if Purple Rain stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 408: Spirited Away (2001) show art Episode 408: Spirited Away (2001)

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To save her parents, a 10-year-old girl works for a powerful witch. Listen as we talk about the worst job for medical school interns, what happens when people have no work-life balance, and the difference between an evil villain and a jerk boss. Then we see if Spirited Away stands the Test of Time.

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Episode 407: Half Baked (1998) show art Episode 407: Half Baked (1998)

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Three potheads sell high-grade marijuana so they can raise enough money to help their friend. In honor of 4/20, special guest Samantha Noah joins us to discuss high school stoners, who’s on the Mount Rushmore of comedians, and not smoking up with Snoop. Then we find out if Half Baked stands the Test of Time.

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An aspiring singer struggles with a new lover, rival musicians, angry bandmates, and an abusive father.

Special guest Clinton Festa joins us to talk about resting Prince face, Ben Folds’ LLC, and how to respond when someone says, "I would die for you." Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to find out if Purple Rain stands the Test of Time.