Episodes

Patreon Bonus Release ... Our Favorite Beavis & Butthead Moments

Sept. 25, 2022

This was recorded as the Patreon bonus episode to our Sagat episode ... enjoy this episode and hear more Patreon episodes like this every Friday on Patreon.com/OHTPodcast

"But It's Alright" by J.J. Jackson (f/A.J. Santini)

Sept. 21, 2022

There’s a good chance that if someone mentioned the song “But It’s Alright” by J.J. Jackson, you would say “uh…how does that one go?”. The second you heard the iconic opening guitar riff, however, you’d undoubtedly say “Oh, …

"Pro Nails" by Kid Sister (f/Matthew Milligan)

Sept. 14, 2022

Being that Matthew Milligan is currently our most frequent guest, we tend to give him a little more leeway with his song choices. That being said, he chose Kid Sister and her minor 2008 hit “Pro Nails”. Prior to this episode…

"You Gotta Be" by Des'ree

Sept. 7, 2022

Our Patreon supporters voted, and they made it clear…they said YOU GOTTA BE crazy if you don’t do an episode about Des’ree! Don’t worry Patreon, we’re not crazy…but we ARE bad, bold, wise, hard, tough, strong, cool, calm, to…

“Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)” by Us3

Aug. 31, 2022

In the early 90s, London-based producer Geoff Wilkinson was given full access to legendary jazz label Blue Note Records’ entire discography to use samples in his project Us3. The resulting album Hand On The Torch mixed moder…

"Laid" by James (f/Tony Hartman)

Aug. 24, 2022

This week, we dive into the band James and their somewhat raunchy 90s hit “Laid”. Return guest Tony Hartman joins us to dissect the lyrics that he sang as a kid in front of his mom, long before he knew what any of them meant…

"Walk the Dinosaur" by Was (Not Was)

Aug. 17, 2022

I am most definitely a sucker for all songs that have an associated dance. I know this is an audio-only podcast, but I can say FOR SURE say that you’d all have enjoyed watching One Hit Thunder producer Matt Kelly “walk the d…

Chris And Eric Present ... Let's Go People

Aug. 13, 2022

Inspired by Eiffel 65 ... the new summer dance party jam

"Blue (Da Ba Dee)" By Eiffel 65 (f/Eric Taft)

Aug. 10, 2022

In the late 90s, three DJs living in Italy spent a few hours creating a club track that couldn’t even keep people on the dance floor. That would quickly change thanks to a little radio airplay, and before they knew it, “Blue…

"Funk Dat" by Sagat

Aug. 3, 2022

Why is it that every time you turn on an episode of One Hit Thunder, you gotta listen to me do some intro where I try to be clever? Man, FUNK DAT! Just get to the episode! That’s what we’re about to do, as Matt and I dive in…

"More Today Than Yesterday" by Spiral Starecase (f/Paul Menotiades)

July 27, 2022

My good friend and musical collaborator Paul Menotiades always brings the heat with his song choices. Paul joins the four-timer club this week, and he follows up episodes about Harvey Danger, EMF, and the Dead Milkmen with y…

"What Would You Do?" by City High

July 20, 2022

It’s mind-boggling how many guests have passed on the opportunity to talk about City High’s catchy-yet-serious 1999 jam “What Would You Do?”, so Matt and I had no choice but to institute a new “Ya Snooze, Ya Lose” category o…

"Nobody Knows" by Tony Rich Project (f/Johnny Yetsconish)

July 13, 2022

Return guest Johnny Yetsconish has an impressive track record of choosing the very best sad songs to discuss on One Hit Thunder. He keeps his streak alive this week by picking “Nobody Knows” by The Tony Rich Project. This re…

"Come Baby Come" by K7

July 6, 2022

Our Patreon really swung for the fences by choosing K7’s 1993 hit “Come Baby Come” as the song we’re diving into this week. Did you know that K7 was just one guy, and not the name of the group of four men who seem to be feat…

"Three Little Pigs" by Green Jellÿ (f/Matt Jurcevich)

June 29, 2022

In 1993, the band Green Jellÿ had an unlikely Top 20 hit with their song “Three Little Pigs”, which was a twisted, rockin’ version of a story that we’re all familiar with from childhood. A crudely animated yet unforgettable …

"Back in the Day" by Ahmad (f/Norman Sann)

June 22, 2022

Norman Sann is our guest this week, and if you haven’t checked him out on TikTok yet, you’re missing out on relatable verses with wordplay that often taps into nostalgia from our own childhoods. That being said, it’s no surp…

"Hooch" by Everything

June 15, 2022

It's summer time and what summer isn't complete without hanging around a fire with your best buds getting connected to your ancestors? The group Everything pondered this exact question when they wrote Hooch. We left it up to…

"Baby's Coming Back" by Jellyfish (f/Scott Klopfenstein)

June 8, 2022

First time guest Scott Klopfenstein came in HOT for his debut appearance, ready to discuss quite possibly the most heartbreaking casualty of the grunge era. The lush compositions and Willy Wonka inspired look of Jellyfish la…

"Potential Break-Up Song" by Aly & AJ (f/Matthew Milligan)

June 1, 2022

Matthew Milligan is BACK…this time, to talk teen pop music, Radio Disney, and meta songwriting with “Potential Breakup Song” by Aly & AJ. Does taking too long to call a significant other on their birthday really deserve the …

"F**k It (I Don't Want You Back)" by Eamon (f/Jim Logrando)

May 25, 2022

In the early 2000s, cussing was still considered shocking. Nowadays, everyone from toddlers to great-grandmas are dropping F-bombs and C-words like they aren’t even cusses. In 2004, Staten Island ho-wop singer Eamon knew tha…

"What's Up?" by 4 Non Blondes (f/Jonathan London)

May 18, 2022

This week’s episode was recorded live during a charity livestream on the Geekscape YouTube channel. We’re joined by Geekscape founder Jonathan London to discuss “What’s Up?” by 4 Non Blondes, a polarizing song that either ha…

Patreon Sneak Peak ... Mr T's Be Somebody or Be Somebody's Fool

May 15, 2022

Enjoy this bonus episode of the first 10 minutes of Chris and I's Patreon Exclusive review of the Mr. T special "Be Somebody or Be Somebody's Fool" You can hear the full episode, our weekly bonus episodes and even vote fo…

"Handlebars" by Flobots

May 11, 2022

One Hit Thunder producer Matt Kelly has brought up the band Flobots on several occasions on the show, so it was only right that an entire episode was finally dedicated to their 2008 single “Handlebars”. What lyrically starts…

"Flavor of the Weak" by American Hi-Fi (f/Tessa Markle)

May 4, 2022

The turn of the century brought an explosion of music that combined pop sensibility with the spirit of rock. Bands like Sum 41 and Dashboard Confessional entered the mainstream and stayed there, building back catalogs of mem…