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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We’re finally back in the 1980s here at Stuck in the ’80s with our Close But No Cigar show about songs from ’80 that peaked at No. 2 on the charts. This week’s show includes songs by Dan Fogelberg, Air Supply, The Spinners, Leo Sayer and more.
It’s our last show of the decade! Our annual Stocking Stuffer show returns to feature a collection of our outtakes from a full year of podcasts. Plus, we look back at 2019, name our favorite shows and look forward to another decade of Stuck in the ’80s.
Our listeners picked all the songs for this week’s episode – Sounds of the Holidays Before the ’80s. We have five songs recorded between 1975 and 1980 to honor, including tunes by The Kinks, Greg Lake, Squeeze and more. Plus, there are weird stories about medical calamities and singalong songs that will likely get you
Our infatuation with the late ’70s continues for at least one more show as we honor the albums released in December 1979. Actually, we just focus on “London Calling” by The Clash and “Christopher Cross” by … well, you get the picture. Also, the return of “I Want My Mystery TV Theme Song” and Steve
It’s time for another showdown on holiday movie seasons. Again we pit the plucky year 1979 vs. the stuffy but solid work from 1989. How will “The Jerk” fare against “Christmas Vacation?” Is “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” good enough to give 1979 the edge, or does Back to the Future Part 2″ put 1989
Oh, Canada – we’re sorry if you felt insulted by the previous Stuck in the ’80s episode, so we’re doing a Part 2 right away to honor songs with the same titles. In this show, we’ll highlight tunes by April Wine, Luba and Chilliwack (and their respective competitors from Berlin, Lou Gramm and Donnie Iris).
Hey hey, we start a new series this week by honoring “Songs with the Same Title in the ’80s.” It sounds better than the title, trust us. Plus, we sprinkle in some nice seggies for flavor. Tunes this week includes hits by artists such as Van Halen, Pointer Sisters, U2, Corey Hart, Triumph and Laura
This year, we celebrate Halloween by honoring (or maybe dis-honoring) two goofy vampire flicks of the ’80s: “Once Bitten” and “My Best Friend is a Vampire.” You decide which one rules the night. This week’s episode is sponsored by Modern CBD. We want you to check out Modern CBD so we’ve arranged a special offer
“Mad World” author and Sirius XM Volume Host Lori Majewski is our special guest this week to talk about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations, women in music and so much more. Listen to her “Feedback” and “Fierce: Women in Music” shows on Sirius Channel 106. Seggies this week include Please Please Tell
Oh, we’re so close to the actual ’80s, we can almost taste it. Well, you definitely can’t hear it because the hit songs from 1979 bear little resemblance to the songs we’d love in our decade. This episode, we honor the songs from 1979 that went to No. 2 on the charts but no further.
It took us a while to find the words. Maybe that’s because we were so focused on the music. Here’s our tribute to the late Ric Ocasek, the frontman of The Cars who passed away September 15, 2019.
The movie Working Girl is 31 years old now (but she doesn’t look a day over 29). Okay, bad joke. Hosts Jen with One N and Gayle in DC take the lead for this episode with Spearsy and Brad in LA coming along as backseat drivers. Stay tuned for the trivia quiz at the end
It’s tough to find forgotten hits in 1983. We had to dig deep this week, and we’re pretty sure you’ll still remember these “somewhat forgotten” tunes by Ric Ocasek, Jackson Browne, Shalamar, Dave Edmunds, 38 Special and Night Ranger. Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored this week by Uqora. Try Uqora risk-free for 30 days
We honor the songs from 1978 that stopped their chart crawl at the No. 2 spot, including tunes by Randy Newman, Roberta Flack, Gerry Rafferty and Foreigner. Seggies include Mystery Movie Moment and Name that ’80s Tune. Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored this week by Uqora. Try Uqora risk-free for 30 days and say goodbye
Can you believe “Uncle Buck” is 30 years old? We honor the John Candy classic in this week’s show. Also, full seggies are back, including I Want My Mystery TV Theme Song and What’s Your ’80s Obsession. Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored this week by Bombas, the most comfortable socks ever. Send your kids
Are you ready to wrap your brain around this? Fox Sport soccer analyst (and longtime Stuck in the ’80s listener) Alexi Lalas joins the show this week to talk about favorite albums from 1989. Music this week includes tunes by The Cure, Skid Row, Billy Joel and Alexi himself. Full playlist here.
Pop culture journalist and writer Whitney Matheson joins to show to talk about nostalgia, her latest projects and more. Also, full seggies and a tribute to a longtime podcast friend. Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored this week by Bombas, the most comfortable socks ever. Send your kids back to school with the socks that
Photographer Michael Galinsky joins the show today to talk about mall culture in the ’80s and his new book The Decline of Mall Civilization. Find out how you can help his project on Kickstarter. Also this week: Full seggies, our Top 5 list of malls in movies and a tribute to the late Rutger Hauer.
It’s not the heat of this podcast that will kill you – it’s the humidity. Or maybe this is a dry heat podcast. In any case, Brad, Steve and Jen return with their favorite “hot, hot, hot” songs and movies of the summer. Please support Stuck in the ’80s for the People’s Choice Podcast Award (entertainment
We had so much fun covering the songs that reached No. 2 on the charts in 1976 but no higher that we’ve returned to honor the same songs from 1977. It’s our “Close But No Cigar” series! Please support Stuck in the ’80s for the People’s Choice Podcast Award (entertainment category). Just go to http://www.podcastawards.com and for
What was it with movie dads in the ’80s? Their intentions were good but their methods of showing love were … well, often quite bad. In this week’s podcast, Brad, Jen and Steve decide which movie dads were bad or good. Lots of laughs but a fair amount of tears as well. Movies include: Parenthood,
This week, we set the podcast time machine back to 1976! Why? To discover all the amazing tunes that topped out at NUMBER 2 on the charts! It’s a weird and nostalgic show, but aren’t they all? Away Travel is back as a sponsor of our podcast. Both Brad and Spearsy are happy and loyal
Remember when summer movies were all the rage? Yep, during the late ’70s and ’80s. That’s why this week we pit the summer movies of 1979 vs. the summer movies of 1989 for the title of – well, there’s no title at stake. But we did have a heck of a lot of fun. Today’s
We love hearing new music from our ’80s heroes. In this episode, we highlight new singles from Howard Jones, Berlin and Tiffany. And we have a very odd conversation about body powder and candles. Today’s episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by a brand-new partner. It’s Blue Chew. BlueChew brings you the first
Everything has to come to an end, and that includes our favorite TV comedies in the ’80s. In this week’s episode of Stuck in the ’80s, your hosts each share the finale that meant the most to them, including MASH, Newhart, Cheers and Family Ties. And we ask for your input on future episodes on
We have the latest additions to the lineup for the 2020 voyage of The 80s Cruise! It’s Bret Michaels, Loverboy and Grandmaster Flash. We have some other lineup news as well. And we talk to cruise production manager Joey Fairchild about other news and gossip on our upcoming journey. This episode of Stuck in the
This week, Spearsy and Jen with One N go deep with “Standing the Test of Time” as we examine which of our loves in the ’80s have fared well over the following decades. From movies, TV shows, fashion and even snack food in the ’80s, we discuss the pros and cons of our favorite things.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has a new class of artists enshrined in their museum, but some of their songs sound awfully familiar. Yes, even rock gods recorded cover songs in the ’80s. Spearsy and Jen with One N share three of their favorites, including tunes by The Cure, Roxy Music and Janet
It’s April Fool’s time again, but this year, we’re going to wrap our arms around it and proudly admit to what us shamelessly laugh in the ’80s. Brad, Jen and Spearsy confess to the songs, movies and people who gave us so much joy in our favorite decade. Stuck in the ’80s is a proud