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Stuck in the '80s Podcast

Do you believe in John Hughes, day-glo colors, Han shot first, new wave music, Reaganomics, lip syncing on American Bandstand, standing in line for concert ticket wristbands, Alex P. Keaton, American Top 40 long distance dedications, and the existence of music videos on MTV? Then this podcast is for you.

Join Steve Spears and Brad Williams for a weekly dose of your favorite decade - the 1980s - here at and the official Stuck in the '80s webpage!

Dec 9, 2018

Nick Heyward has made some amazing music over the last several decades, beginning with his '80s band Haircut 100 and then continuing into a solo career that gave us a new sound and new take on life. This week, Nick joins Spearsy for an incredible conversation that covers his early influences, his new home in Florida and...


Dec 2, 2018

Looking for the perfect present for the '80s fan in your life? You're in luck because this week on the podcast we share a bunch of cool ideas in the gift-giving department. Plus, we share our ideas of the "dream" gift for each of us.

Find the links to all these ideas on our blog at sit80s.com.


Nov 25, 2018

True story: Stuck in the '80s has never done a full episode on Talking Heads. So we fix that - times two - this week by covering the movie "True Stories" and its signature soundtrack. Special guest host is cartoonist and musician Douglas Arthur.

Stuck in the '80s is proud to have Robinhood as a sponsor for this week's...


Nov 17, 2018

Jen with One N, B-Rad and Spearsy had to reach a compromise on this week's Thanksgiving-themed podcast: We decided to honor both the biggest "turkeys" of the '80s - movies, songs and more that were huge busts - but also agreed to hand holds and say what we were thankful for. (Spearsy was thankful that part of the show...


Nov 10, 2018

Oh yes, 1988 seemed like the dark ages for some music fans in our beloved decade. The magic of the early '80s was gone, and FM waves had been invaded by hair metal and teen pop queens. But there were some albums still worth discovering, including Tracy Chapman's self-titled album and a really fun (if not also dark)...