This week on Scottscope Talk Radio, we’ll be discussing our favorite holiday themed genre films. From Die Hard to Lethal Weapon to Halloween (and all flicks in between), we’ll be talking about the movies that best capture the spirit of their assigned holiday. Is it inappropriate to set violent action films during Christmas time? Was the pre-millennial tension in Strange Days in keeping with Y2K hysteria? Did Gremlins represent the perfect blend of horror, humor, and holiday cheer?
We’ll also be discussing Rolling Stone magazine’s first ever list of “The 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.” Is The Message truly the greatest? Does Rolling Stone have the authority to create such a list? Are such lists truly valid? Do they truly represent an accurate sampling of the various tastes and subgenres that exist with Hip-Hop? Were there any glaring oversights? Did any particular song place too high on the list? Will institutions such as Rolling Stone ever take the genre truly seri