Pop Goes Your World: Gen-X vs. Millennial Pop Culture

Pop Goes Your World: Gen-X vs. Millennial Pop Culture

Pop Goes Your World is a pop culture podcast that features both Gen-X and Millennial movies, TV shows and music.

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October 22, 2021 64 min
Episode 195: “Escape From New York” (1981): Movie Review

This episode, Chris and Derek go back and watch the 1981 John Carpenter movie, “Escape From New York”. They discuss the cast, the plot, direction, production notes and the box office performance of the movie.

For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gets Derek to name movies with a city in the title.

You can contact Chris & Derek:

Twitter:

@cmcbrien

@Ameron_DM

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Episode 194: “For Your Eyes Only” (1981): Movie Review

This episode, Chris and Derek go back and watch the 1981 James Bond movie, “For Your Eyes Only”. They discuss the cast, the stunts and the box office performance of the movie. They also talk about who they feel is the best James Bond, they discuss the theme songs over the years and debate if this movie holds up after 40 years.

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Episode 193: 1981 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 1981. Each team must be comprised of the following:

  • 3 movies
  • 3 songs
  • 3 TV shows
  • 1 personal pick
  • All of the picks must have debuted in the year 1981. The goal is to have the best list (which will be determined by a panel of judges).

    For the trivia segment of the show, C...

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    Episode 192: “Catch Me If You Can” (2002): Movie Review

    This episode, Chris and Derek review the 2002 Steven Spielberg film, “Catch Me If You Can”. They discuss 2002 box office, the cast of the movie, the plot and give some behind-the-scenes trivia as well as their individual takes on the film (Chris had never seen the movie prior to this week).

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris quizzes Derek on films involving cat-and-mous...

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    September 24, 2021 60 min
    Episode 191: Movies Based on Real Life

    This episode, Chris and Derek each run down their top 5 movies based on real life events or real people.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gives Derek the titles of movies and Derek must try and guess the real life person depicted in each film.

    You can contact Chris & Derek:

    Twitter:

    @cmcbrien

    @Ameron_DM

    Email:

    chris@popgoesyourworld.com

    derek@popgoesyourworld.com

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    Episode 190: “The Last Starfighter” (1984): Movie Review

    This episode, Chris and Derek go back and watch the 1984 movie “The Last Starfighter”. The guys discuss the cast, favorite scenes, quotes from the film and provide their take on how the movie holds up after almost 40 years.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris has Derek try and guess films with “last” in the title.

    You can contact Chris & Derek:

    Twitter:

    @cmcbrie...

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    Episode 189: “Ghostbusters” (1984): Movie Review

    This episode, Chris and Derek go back and watch the 1984 blockbuster “Ghostbusters”. The guys discuss the cast, favorite scenes, quotes from the film and provide their take on how the movie holds up after almost 40 years.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Derek gives Chris clues about pop culture with “buster” in the title.

    You can contact Chris & Derek:

    Twitter:

    @cmcbrien

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    Episode 188: 1984 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 1984. Each team must be comprised of the following:

  • 3 movies
  • 3 songs
  • 3 TV shows
  • 1 personal pick
  • All of the picks must have debuted in the year 1984. The goal is to have the best list (which will be determined by a panel of judges).

    For the trivia segment of the show, C...

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    August 27, 2021 67 min
    Episode 187: ZZ Top

    With the passing of bassist Dusty Hill, Derek and Chris reminisce about one of their personal favorite bands of all time, ZZ Top. The guys discuss the musical style of the band, the iconic music videos from the 80’s, the individual band members and some of their favorite songs.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gives Derek lyrics and Derek has to name the ZZ Top song the lyrics are from.

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    Best of Pop Goes Your World 15: 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 e...

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    Best of Pop Goes Your World 14: 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 e...

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    Episode 186: “Major League” (1989): Movie Review

    This week, Derek and Chris review the 1989 classic baseball movie comedy “Major League“. The guys talk about the movie, box office performance, the cast, trivia about the movie and some of their favorite quotes and scenes.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Derek asks Chris trivia questions about Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez.

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    @cmcb...

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    Best of Pop Goes Your World 13: 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 e...

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    Episode 185: “Moneyball” (2011): Movie Review

    This week, Derek and Chris are joined by Mark Myers to review the 2011 baseball movie “Moneyball“. The guys talk about the film and the actors but also discuss some of the themes of the film like the use of advanced statistics and the viewpoint of baseball as an economic business.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gives a list of movies and Mark must identify the sport that is f...

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    June 11, 2021 55 min
    Episode 184: Movie Winning Streaks

    This week, Derek and Chris discuss actors and directors that have had impressive career ‘winning streaks’… a consecutive run of films that are impressive without any ‘stinkers’ in between. Surprisingly, even the most accomplished actors, actresses and directors often fail to put up very many consecutive good movies.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris asks Derek some questions about impressi...

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    Episode 183: “Thor” (2011): Movie Review

    Derek has Chris watch yet another superhero MCU movie. This time, it’s the 2011 film “Thor”. Will Chris enjoy this instalment of superhero flicks?

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris gives a list of arch villains and Derek has to name the superhero associated with them.

    You can contact Chris & Derek:

    Twitter:

    @cmcbrien

    @Ameron_DM

    Email:

    chris@popgoesyourworld.com

    derek&...

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    Episode 182: “Johnny Dangerously” (1984): Movie Review

    This week, Chris and Derek go back and watch the 1984 Amy Heckerling film “Johnny Dangerously”. This Gen-X comedy classic stars Michael Keaton and Marilu Henner. The guys discuss the cast, how the movie has held up after 37 years and also talk about scenes and quotes from the film. It’s safe to say that Chris liked this movie significantly more than Derek did.

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    Episode 181: Favorite 80’s Rock Songs

    This week, Chris and Derek are joined by Michael Govier (“Hey, It’s Enrico Pallazzo Fantasy Baseball Podcast“, “Cinema 9 Podcast“) to run down their personal top 5 lists of their favorite 80’s rock songs. It’s time to bust out the big hair and power ballads!

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris has Michael sit in the hot seat and play a round of the Winners Circle on “The $100,000 Pyramid”...

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    Episode 180: “Reservoir Dogs” (1992): Movie Review

    This week, Chris nominated director Quentin Tarantino’s 1992 debut film “Reservoir Dogs”. Last episode, Derek had Chris watch “The Departed” (2006), so Chris thought “Reservoir Dogs” was a good Gen-X complement to Martin Scorsese’s film.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Derek asks Chris questions about Best Picture Oscar nominees that have an animal in the title.

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    Episode 179: “The Departed” (2006): Movie Review

    This week, Derek has Chris watch the 2006 Martin Scorsese Oscar-winning film, “The Departed”. The guys review the film and discuss the cast, favourite scenes, box office performance and critical reception of the film.

    For the trivia segment of the show, Chris asks Derek several questions about Martin Scorsese including general trivia as well as a speed round of actors who have won Os...

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