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Gina and Steven analyze the films, shows, music, and more that have shaped our culture to determine… Should We Keep This?

Gina and Steven analyze the films, shows, music, and more that have shaped our culture to determine… Should We Keep This?
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Gina and Steven analyze the films, shows, music, and more that have shaped our culture to determine… Should We Keep This?

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English


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1986: Top Gun & Platoon

9/18/2019
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It’s a year of military dudes close talking with their shirts off, with Top Gun (top grossing) and Platoon (Best Picture). Whether you’re team Navy or team Army, whether you’re team marijuana or team alcohol, strap on your parachute and make sure that helmet is secure, because in this episode Steven and Gina go to battle with possibly their biggest disagreement yet. This week, it’s war.

Duration:01:27:44

1984: Beverly Hills Cop & Amadeus

9/12/2019
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In this episode, the truth is revealed: Steven is a conspiracy theorist! Crank up that classical music and sit back as we crack into Beverly Hills Cop (top grossing) and Amadeus (Best Picture) to unearth the secrets of the classic banana in the tail pipe maneuver, excellent old age makeup, and the...funny side of police brutality? Wait, no, that can’t be right.

Duration:01:28:21

1985: Out of Africa & Back to the Future

9/11/2019
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We’re going on safari and traveling through time with two movies whose titles are the opposite of their plots: Out of Africa (Best Picture) and Back to the Future (top grossing). Join us as we interrogate the ethics of “bird watching” and the poaching practices of the original gentrifiers. What’s the takeaway? The Biffs of the world are the real winners!

Duration:01:35:51

1984: Beverly Hills Cop & Amadeus

9/4/2019
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In this episode, the truth is revealed: Steven is a conspiracy theorist! Crank up that classical music and sit back as we crack into Beverly Hills Cop (top grossing) and Amadeus (Best Picture) to unearth the secrets of the classic banana in the tail pipe maneuver, excellent old age makeup, and the...funny side of police brutality? Wait, no, that can’t be right.

Duration:01:28:33

1983: Return of the Jedi & Terms of Endearment

8/28/2019
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Don’t underestimate the power of 1983, with Return of the Jedi (top grossing) and Terms of Endearment (Best Picture). Are you looking for some hot tips on making out and hosting guests in NYC? Do you have gentlemen callers who have been pursuing you for like 15 years? Or maybe you’re part of a weird love triangle involving a sibling? Then you better tune in, because this podcast station is fully operational!

Duration:01:34:04

1982: E.T. & 60 Minutes

8/21/2019
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Buckle up, cuz this may be a controversial episode! Gina and Steven break down the beloved classic E.T. (top grossing) and the news program 60 Minutes (top rated TV show). Join us as we expose weird trick or treating decisions, frog murder, and quite possibly the origins of reality television.

Duration:01:20:08

1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark & Chariots of Fire

8/14/2019
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What do Raiders of the Lost Ark (top grossing) and Chariots of Fire (Best Picture) have in common? Both have runners: be it for god, glory, or... not getting crushed by a boulder. Is it a good idea to taste test a poison dart, or to clutch a hand-written note while participating in an Olympic event? You’ll have to decide!

Duration:01:16:11

1980: Ordinary People & Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

8/7/2019
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Welcome to the ‘80s! This first year of the new decade is all about fathers and their emotional sons with Ordinary People (Best Picture) and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (top grossing). What is a waiter’s true reaction to customers who only order Cokes? What is that in Luke’s lunch box...breadsticks or space jerky? We’ll let you decide!

Duration:01:27:00

Crossover Episode : Gina Stevensen Spoils There Will Be Blood

7/31/2019
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The Final (Cross-Over) Countdown: Just 1 week left until the 80s begin. Until then, check out Gina’s appearance on Spoiler, where she takes on There Will Be Blood!

Duration:01:18:42

Crossover Episode: Steven Moskos on Looking For Artists

7/24/2019
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Cross Over Alert! Before Gina and Steven kick off the 1980s, they have appeared on other Rock Rising podcasts, and want to share them with you. Take a listen to Steven’s appearance on Looking For Artists hosted by Michael Johnson! Enjoy, the 1980s are coming soon!

Duration:02:24:45

Crossover Episode: Steven Moskos Spoils Up! on Spoiler!

7/17/2019
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Cross Over Alert! The 1980s are comin’ at ya! But before they kick off a new decade, Steven and Gina have appeared on other Rock Rising podcasts, and want to share them with you. First, take a listen to Steven’s appearance on Spoiler where he relates his very original, yet almost inescapably accurate version of Pixar’s Up. Be Ready!

Duration:01:19:28

Decade Wrap: 1970s

6/19/2019
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From hairy sidekicks to mobsters, from cool dudes in leather jackets to unnamed naked female characters...it’s been quite a decade, but we made it through! To celebrate, we’re bringing you a very special bonus episode full of 70s trivia, pitches, and predictions for what’s gonna happen in the 80s. We‘re hoping for more Kidzbop, fewer cowboys. One of us is definitely superior at trivia. Tune in to find out who!

Duration:01:38:03

1979: Kramer vs. Kramer & Top 10 Billboard Songs

6/12/2019
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Aaaah freak out! It’s film vs music this week as Steven and Gina take Kramer vs Kramer (top grossing AND Best Picture Winner) and the top ten billboard hits of 1979 to court. We have some very strong feelings about Method Acting, surprise Christmas kisses, the joys of staying at the YMCA, and so much more. We will survive, as long as we have podcasts to give!

Duration:01:43:52

1978: Grease & The Deer Hunter

6/5/2019
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Start your engines! This week Gina and Steven are off to the races with Grease (top grossing) and The Deer Hunter (Best Picture). From dance competitions at Rydell High to Russian roulette in Vietnam...we may not know how to describe the hand jive, but we definitely know what hunting the deer symbolizes...even if Gina didn’t actually watch that movie.

Duration:01:53:45

1977: Star Wars : A New Hope & Annie Hall

5/29/2019
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Steven and Gina make the jump to light speed this week with Star Wars: A New Hope (top grossing) and Annie Hall (Best Picture). Join us and lots of hairy sidekicks as we ask the big questions: what’s with women being shamed for eating sandwiches? Do droids have a religion? Toss some lobsters in the pot and tune in as we broadcast from a galaxy far, far away.

Duration:01:41:12

1976: Rocky & Happy Days

5/22/2019
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Calling all cool dudes in leather jackets! This week Gina and Steven step into the ring with Rocky (top grossing AND Best Picture winner) and Happy Days (top rated TV show). Whether you prefer boxing gloves or poodle skirts, whether or not you think eating five raw eggs will make you the ginchiest, this episode is for you.

Duration:01:59:56

1975: Jaws & One Flew Over the Cuckoo's nest

5/15/2019
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Strap on your lifejackets, cuz this week Steven and Gina are making waves! 1975 was all about the literal and figurative fish out of water, with Jaws (top grossing) and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Best Picture). Might that have been a feminist shark? Is a joyful smile a realistic response to one’s first sip of alcohol? Warning: this episode is flooded with ocean puns. You’re gonna need a bigger boat.

Duration:01:43:54

1974: Blazing Saddles & The Godfather Part II

5/8/2019
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This week it’s all about satire and sequels as Steven and Gina discuss Blazing Saddles (top grossing) and The Godfather Part II (Best Picture). We don’t know who coined that iconic quote about friends and enemies and how close you should keep ‘em, but we do know that this tollbooth takes exact change only.

Duration:01:33:14

1973: The Sting & Top 10 Billboard Songs

5/1/2019
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What’s that sound? This week we’re bringing music into the mix! In this episode, Gina and Steven discuss the top ten songs from 1973 as well as The Sting (top grossing film AND best picture winner). Join us as we ask the big questions: Was Jesus a Capricorn? Why exactly might you put a carousel in a whorehouse? What logistics should be considered when tying yellow ribbons around oak trees?

Duration:01:38:39

1972: The Godfather & All In The Family

4/24/2019
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We’re mixing things up! In this episode, Steven and Gina discuss whether or not we should keep The Godfather (best picture winner AND top grossing film) and All In The Family (top rated TV show). From swingers to mobsters, from Queens to presumably Long Island, from funny voices to...more funny voices, it’s a podcast offer you can’t refuse.

Duration:01:49:03