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The Begley Juniors

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A sweet Dissecting the 80s sticker!

A power-hour commentary track on Sleepaway Camp!

An annual Christmas-mentary, which will have often have NOTHING to do with the holidays, but be a short commentary on something fun we've found.

Access to our new monthly newsletter, The Bag O’ Soup Sentinel. We’ll give you our upcoming schedule (The next 3 episodes, two more than on the audio feed), plus any other fun 80s-related news we come across, and short updates about whatever movies or TV we’re obsessed with. 

You’ll also get Patreon supporter voting privileges if we need your help for episode suggestions or themed months, and we’ll thank you on the show and on social media!

The Chekhov's _________s

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You’ll get a quarterly Bonus Episode! This will likely drop in March, June, September and December, and will include our live episodes or something tied into the month. These will not be released into the main feed (Unless some really crazy situation like a medical emergency pops up, and if that happens we will make it up to you with a bonus *bonus* episode!). Plus the $2 rewards!

The Laupers

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Support us for a year at this level and you get to pick an episode! After 12 months of support, you’d give us 3 options, and we would choose from that. Plus the $2 and $5 rewards.




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About Dissecting the 80s

Hello Dissectamaniacs!

We’re Dissecting the 80s, an 80s podcast that dissects the weird, wild, wacky and wonderful movies from the 1980s. It’s hosted by Tripp and Andrew Laino, two brothers who were raised on these movies, despite the fact that they spent three years (cumulatively!) alive in the 1980s.

This show has grown steadily since our first episode in August 2014, but years later, the podcast game has changed.

We need to upgrade our hosting and web services, and we’d love to upgrade our equipment and extend the reach of our live shows. Maybe we'll even make that Dissecting the 80s t-shirt you’ve always wanted! We’re open to hearing what you want merch-wise, and if we think it makes sense, we’ll make it happen!

We’re so, so grateful to have folks listening to us on a regular basis, and don’t want anyone to feel left out, but we wanted to offer a little something extra for those who are able to help out financially. Check out our reward tiers and see if there’s a good level for you! We’ve also got some group-funding related rewards, and if we hit those, all supporters (regardless of pledge level) receive those bonuses.

Thank you so much for listening to our show for the last four years — we love doing this show and are totally overwhelmed by the fact that so many people listen to us every other week.

Much love,

Tripp and Andrew Laino
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