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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 8, 2019

We've tried to wipe so many of them from our memory, but there were some fun Christmas songs in the late '70s. This week we go back in time to relive classics by Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Kenny Loggins and more. 

Also, we have seggies and a disturbing story about a music professor with a pipe fetish. 


Nov 24, 2019

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 over the top? And...


Nov 19, 2019

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).


Nov 13, 2019

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 Branigan. 


Oct 27, 2019

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. 

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