Stuck in the '80s explores that MTV-generation nostalgia that still stirs up emotion no matter what the age. Whether it's '80s movies, pop culture, music or old-school memories, this engaging podcast will help you reminisce and chuckle about a defining era of history. Rad!

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In 1989, six songs had the fortune of reaching the No. 2 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart … and got no further. This week we honor those hits including tunes by the Go-Go’s, Toto, John “Don’t Call Me Cougar” Mellencamp, Journey, Rick Springfield and more. If you’re interested in sailing on the 2021


Can you believe Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is 40 years old?!? We celebrate the milestone by announcing our list of the Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the ’80s. Will you be shocked to learn Blade Runner and The Last Starfighter made the list? Probably not. But WHERE did they make the list. This


“No more movie moms in this podcast EVER! Do you hear me?!” Too bad, this week’s episode ranks our Top 10 favorite “worst moms from ’80s movies” from our beloved decade to honor Mother’s Day. Some obvious picks come from Better Off Dead, Beetlejuice, Friday the 13th and Mommie Dearest, but wait until you hear


John Parr spent an hour with us during a special Facebook chat last week, sponsored by The 80s Cruise. We talked about the cruise, the early years of his career, his success in the MTV era and his amazing track record with movie soundtracks.  He also sings three songs! This episode of Stuck in the


Some of the songs we loved in the ’80s weren’t written in that decade at all. In this week’s show about unlikely cover songs, we probe tunes by George Harrison, Paul Young and REM. This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by BetOnline. No sports to bet on? No problem. BetOnline has hundreds


The success these songs had in 1981 would make a grown man cry. Tunes by the Rolling Stones, Foreigner, Juice Newton, Joey Scarbury and the Pointer Sisters made it all the way to No. 2 on the charts – but no further. Find out why in this week’s podcast, recording in front of a live


Are you getting antsy during this quarantine time? We have movie suggestions for ’80s fans for all the online streaming services, including High School USA, Take Me Home Tonight, the Lethal Weapon series and more. This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by BetOnline. No sports to bet on? No problem. BetOnline has


The New York-based ’80s tribute band Jessie’s Girl is our special guest this week. Our interview with the band was recorded in front of a live audience on the 2020 voyage of The 80s Cruise. Find out more about Jessie’s Girl – along with upcoming performances – on their official website. This episode of Stuck


Was Kenny Rogers the first real pop icon of the 1980s? A star of songs, movies and even fast food, it’s a compelling argument. This week, we honor the late singer with our favorite songs and memories. This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by BetOnline. No sports to bet on? No problem.


Berlin joined Stuck in the ’80s for a live podcast on board the Explorer of the Seas during the 2020 voyage of The 80s Cruise. Original members Terri Nunn, Dave Diamond and John Crawford were there to talk about the US Festival, how they music today and what they’d do with their seat on the


We continue our “Close But No Cigar” series today with songs from 1981 that reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart but got no further. Tunes include hits by John Lennon, George Harrison, Grover Washington Jr. and Smokey Robinson. ‘Tis an odd show at times, but you’ll forgive us.


Author Steven Manchester, author of “Bread Bags and Bullies: Surviving the ’80s,” joins the show this week to talk about his new book. Plus, we go a little bonkers over non-existent David Bowie theme songs, Cocoa Pebbles and Imaginary Whiskey.


Our ’80s heroes are delivering a lot of new music these days. In this week’s show, we review new tunes by Huey Lewis, Ozzy Osbourne, Psychedelic Furs, Jack Hues of Wang Chung and Marc Almond. We also have the single greatest love story from the ’80s ever received as part of Listener Mailbag.


Our annual Valentine’s Day show this year marks the journey of love through music. We feature songs about longing, first love, first heartbreak, misery and finally “love at long last.” We include songs from Depeche Mode and The Cure (of course), but also some unlikely tunes by Styx, the Smithereens, REO Speedwagon, Prince, Olivia Newton-John


For Super Bowl Sunday, we honor our favorite ad campaigns of the ’80s, including famous marketing plots for Wendy’s Hamburgers, Apple’s Macintosh computer, California Raisins and more. Guest hosts include Jen with One N and Gayle from DC.


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