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Episode 29: St. Elmo’s Fire

Welcome back as we Return to 1985 and review the coming-of-age classic, St. Elmo’s Fire. In this episode, Paul is joined by Lizzie Newton and Del Roehling to discuss this movie as well as the music. Whether you love this movie or hate it, this is the place for you!

Come and hang with your favorite Brat Pack, and enjoy the show!

 

You can find Lizzie on Instagram at @LIzzieDNewton
And check out her podcast Liz, Laugh, Cry on Apple Podcasts

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Del can be found on the show 80s at 8 on 91.1 WEDM FM. Even though the station is not on the air right now during these Corona days, you can still follow Del on the 80s at 8 Facebook page where he posts 80s news.

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You can get the film from Amazon:

You can also get the St’ Elmo’s Fire Soundtrack from Amazon:

You can also purchase the songs we mentioned:

And if streaming is your thing, the soundtrack is available on Spotify

Quote of the Day: St. Elmo’s Fire

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Billy: Jules, y’know, honey… this isn’t real. You know what it is? It’s St. Elmo’s Fire. Electric flashes of light that appear in dark skies out of nowhere. Sailors would guide entire journeys by it, but the joke was on them… there was no fire. There wasn’t even a St. Elmo. They made it up. They made it up because they thought they needed it to keep them going when times got tough, just like you’re making up all of this. We’re all going through this. It’s our time at the edge.

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St. Elmo’s Fire was released in theaters on this day 34 years ago (June 28, 1985)

If you’d like to get this movie from Amazon, click on the movie poster below:

Quote of the Day: St. Elmo’s Fire

Kirby: I always thought we’d be friends forever.

Kevin: Yeah, well forever got a lot shorter all of a sudden.

Happy 79th birthday to Joel Schumacher!!!

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Wendy: Yea… ya wanna know what’s great? Last night I woke up in the middle of the night to make myself a peanut butter and jelly sandwich… and ya know, it was my kitchen, it was my refrigerator, it was my apartment… and it was the BEST peanut butter and jelly sandwich that I have had in my entire life.

Happy 59th birthday to Mare Winningham!!!

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Alec: You cannot have the Pretenders’ first album! That’s mine.
Leslie: I bought it.
Alec: You did not! You can have all the Billy Joels… except The Stranger.
Leslie: I’m taking Thriller and Mahler’s ninth.
Alec: Kevin is so fond of Mahler.
Leslie: I moved in with Jules.
Alec: Oh how nice, roomies again… No Springsteen is leaving this house! You can have all the Carly Simons.
Leslie: You got me those for Valentine’s Day. Remember, they’re used to be Valentine’s Day here, Remember?
Alec: You ran out on this relationship. You take the consequences.
Leslie: I didn’t run out on anything. You ran out.
Alec: You fucked Kevin.
Leslie: You fucked many!
Alec: Nameless, faceless many!
Leslie: I feel much better now, thanks.
Alec: You’re not taking The Police.
Leslie: Anyway, I didn’t just fuck Kevin! I was confused and angry, and I care about him deeply.
Alec: Get your clothes, give me the keys and get out! Now!
Leslie: I can’t believe this is happening to us.
Alec: Wasted love!
[Throws football, across the room]
Alec: God, I just wish I could get it back!

I feel awkward saying this after that fight, but Happy 54th Birthday to Ally Sheedy!!!

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Quote of the Day: St. Elmo’s Fire

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Dale: I don’t really know you that well, but you seem like a fine person. And I want you to know that I’m all flattered by this.

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Dale: And deep down, I’m sure for a long time I’ll wonder if maybe somehow this isn’t my loss.

Happy 58th Birthday to Andi MacDowell!!!

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Billy: So you lost your job? I’ve lost twenty of them since graduation. Plus a wife and kid. And, in a new development this morning, a handful of hair in the shower drain.

Happy 52nd Birthday to Rob Lowe!!!

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Quote(s) of the Day 3: St. Elmo’s Fire

Jules, y’know, honey… this isn’t real. You know what it is? It’s St. Elmo’s Fire. Electric flashes of light that appear in dark skies out of nowhere. Sailors would guide entire journeys by it, but the joke was on them… there was no fire. There wasn’t even a St. Elmo. They made it up. They made it up because they thought they needed it to keep them going when times got tough, just like you’re making up all of this. We’re all going through this. It’s our time at the edge.


Alec: You’re being arrested for drunk driving.

Billy: Drunk definitely, I don’t know if you could call it driving.

Happy 51st Birthday to Rob Lowe!!!

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Daily Trivia – 4/7/11

Question: What show featured a courtroom bailiff named Rusty and a court reporter named Doug Llewelyn?


 

Last Question: In St. Elmo’s Fire, what university were the main characters alumni of?
 

Answer: Georgetown

I loved this movie about a group of friends that have just graduated from Georgetown University, and their adjustment to real life. But, I could really do without the “Boogada-Boogada-Boogada, Ah-Oh-Oh”. It makes me want to put an ice pick through my ears, rip out my hear, and poke out my newly repaired eyes!

Here is the trailer for the movie: