That's Basically the 80s

That's Basically the 80s

Chris and Corey met in the summer of 1998. They tried to make it the summer of ‘69 and got kicked out of Scout Camp. They now tell stories on podcasts under the guise of “80s movie reviews” That’s Basically the 80’s. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thatsbasicallythe80s/support

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May 4, 2021 60 min
Chris and Corey were sick last week. But not as sick at these sweet bottle throws from Tom Cruise! The only cure for a hangover this bad is a waterfall and weak pull-out game. You're listening to That's Basically the 80s. This is Cocktail. Thank you to all who voted for us in the #SMIPA award show, we are so honored to win the "Best Patreon to Subscribe to" award. We have a new theme song and introduction! We hope y...
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Chris and Corey are going full blown Jean jacket and roundhouses this week. Oh, you want to work out in cowboy boots and bolo ties, huh? Well, can you afford 7000 easy payments of $1? You bet your ass Chris and Corey can and Chuck Norris is going to make sure he gets payment in full. Also, David Carradine is in this movie. You're listening to That's Basically the 80s.

This is Lone Wolf McQuade.

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April 14, 2021 49 min

Chris and Corey want to dance the magic dance this week! Listen along as they discuss the large untamed elephant in the room in this tale of hard, solid, throbbing...determination to retrieve a loved one. Stay glued to your seats as you hear of the caked up Ludo and his adventures with the rock eater from Never Ending Story. What do pearl necklaces have to do with this movie? Find out this week. You're listening to That's B...

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April 6, 2021 47 min

Chris and Corey can feel St. Elmo's fire burning in them! It burns and they will likely need Penicillin. Join them this week as they discuss Joel Schumacher and his genius style of movie making. Listen to the story of the coffin in this movie and how it paved the way for Lost Boys. Who is your favorite character from this movie? We want to know! Email us or tag us on any social media platform and let us know!

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March 30, 2021 44 min

Chris and Corey are back in the action this week after having some equipment stop working on them! Sporting 2 new microphones and a new recording interface the dastardly due decided to do what they do every week, go off topic and not talk much about the movie. What does vampires and tight pants have to do with this week's movie? Nothing.

This is Clue.

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March 16, 2021 46 min

Chris and Corey take a break from life and go out back to have a walkabout with Mic Dundee down in Walkabout Creek. Hear the harrowing tales of how Mic almost found himself in a precarious situation as Sue is nearly eaten by a crocodile. What is the secret to Mic's quick 1 punch knockout combo? No one knows, but it is powerful. Some gangsters may have a knife, but Mic's is bigger.

This is Crocodile Dundee

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March 9, 2021 48 min

Fresh off the heels of our Award win for Best Patreon to Subscribe to at the Self Made Indie Podcast Awards #SMIPA. Chris and Corey are back in action this week and talking Royalty, Queens, McDowell's and awkward conversations about hiring new bath attendants. Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall aren't the only ones who want Casaba Melons. 

This is Coming to America

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March 2, 2021 43 min

We made it to our 1 year anniversary!!! Thank you to everyone who has supported us thus far. We reviewed what is probably Corey's favorite movie that has been reviewed so far! This movie was a Patreon request, if you would like to request your own movie, subscribe to our Patreon! 

What happens when Madonna and Roseanna Arquette get mistaken for each other? They go on a crazy adventure with Doves, magic, Pimps and Ancient Artifa...

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February 23, 2021 52 min
Aliens are taking over all of the electronics while AC/DC blasts good music. Stephen King gets called an A$$hole and Chris and Corey imagine being the aliens who inhabit some rather odd devices. What is better than a 7 days of comet dust and killer trucks? Not even a bible salesman can save Chris and Corey in this one.  This is Maximum Overdrive We have a new theme song and introduction! We hope you like it. Thank you all for a suc...
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February 16, 2021 38 min

It's episode 50! Can you believe it? Chris and Corey decided to celebrate the best way they know how, by taking a children's movie they loved growing up and make jokes about it. Join them this week as they dive into the garden and help Mrs. Frisby go talk to a spooky owl and some super smart rats!

This is The Secret of N.I.M.H 

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February 9, 2021 46 min
It's the week of Valentine's Day so naturally Chris and Corey went with the best movie about aliens and love from the 80s. What does Randy Quaid have to do with this movie? Find out this and many other stories in this week's episode! This is Starman We have a new theme song and introduction! We hope you like it. Thank you all for a successful season 2. We look forward to bringing you an even bigger season 3. Subscribe t...
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February 2, 2021 53 min

Join Chris and Corey this week as they talk about jail, best friends, being misguidedly loyal to aspirations and best of all the ins and outs of stealing a baby! Is this Nick Cage's best movie? We think so!

This is Raising Arizona!

We have a new theme song and introduction! We hope you like it.

Thank you all for a successful season 2. We look forward to bringing you an even bigger season 3.

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January 26, 2021 44 min

It's Patreon request week over here at That's Basically the 80s. Chris and Corey trading stocks and letting Gordon Gecko teach them how to make it in the big time. This classic movie is a hard hitting drama that gets into how far someone will go to make it in the big time world of investments. However, Chris and Corey spent longer talking about elevators and their video production class in high school than the actual movie....

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January 19, 2021 41 min

That's Basically the 80s is getting religious this week! Join us in the corn fields of Nebraska, where the adults are dead and the devil walks behind the rows. How many murder Kids can Chris and Corey take out before they get killed? Find out this week!

This is The Children of the Corn!

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January 5, 2021 48 min

Welcome to 2021!!! That's Basically the 80s is starting the year right with our season 3 premiere! This was a Patreon request from one of our longest patrons. You think Stephanie has nice software? Wait till you get a load of what we have to offer!

This is Short Circuit!

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December 22, 2020 53 min

On the 4th week of Christmas That's Basically the 80's gave to me! A Christmas Subscription to the Jelly of the Month Club! We had a bit of audio issues and had to cut out a nonsense bit about the Band Sawyer Brown, which is sad for all you Sawyer Brown Stans out there. 

This is National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation!

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December 15, 2020 54 min

On the third week of Christmas That's Basically the 80's gave to me! A new pair of shoes for John McClane because saving the day shoeless is ridiculous.  This is Die Hard (It's a Christmas movie) 

We have a new theme song and introduction! We hope you like it.  

Thank you all for a successful season 1. We look forward to bringing you an even bigger season two. 

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December 8, 2020 57 min
On the second week of Christmas That's Basically the 80's gave to me! An official Red Ryder, carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle? Nope, you'll shoot your eye out.  This is A Christmas Story Theme song Written and Produced by: The Nostaljunk Podcast Find them on ITunes Thank you all for a successful season 1. We look forward to bringing you an even bigger season two. Subscribe to us and rate us on ITun...
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December 1, 2020 65 min

The Holiday season is upon us! This week's episode takes place in a sleepy little town where half the people get murdered on Christmas and the only response from the owner of these creatures is to say "You aren't ready yet, maybe one day" Check your chimneys and cuddle up by the fire for this one. What happens if you feed Chris and Corey Rum after midnight? They go get drinks with Phoebe Cates and a couple of post-M...

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November 24, 2020 57 min

Join us this week as we dive into a the best (the only?) Thanksgiving movie from the 80s. Who knew that a trip home to Chicago for Thanksgiving Dinner could go so wrong. Whether you are traveling by burned up cars, broken down buses, sexy taxi cabs or the back of a truck with an aggressive dog, this movie will show you what will go wrong. But at the end of the day this movie really tugs at the heart string in only a way Howard (Joh...

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