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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!

Aug 31, 2018

In this special bonus episode of Stuck in the '80s, we talk to JT Watters, the cruise director of The 80s Cruise. JT will tell us his favorite secret getaways on the ship, his favorite port activities for 2019 and his memories of a very bawdy rendition of Twister on the 2016 voyage. 

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Aug 26, 2018

For every "Family Ties" in the '80s, there was a "Small Wonder." For each "A-Team," a "Manimal." Forgotten TV podcast host Chris Cooling joins the show this week to share his picks for the Top 5 TV Misfires of the '80s.

Stuck in the ‘80s is happy to announce we have another new sponsor. It’s Gametime - the top...


Aug 18, 2018

What a roller-coaster week for '80s fans! We get new music from Steve Perry. Madonna turns 60. And we lost Aretha Franklin. We explore it all and relive our 2011 interview with Steve Perry (included in this show). 

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Aug 9, 2018

Actor Graham Verchere is our special guest as we talk about his new movie "Summer of '84," a thriller set in our beloved '80s. You can see "Summer of 84" in select theaters August 10th and on VOD and digital platforms August 24th.

Also this week, the return of "Please Please Tell Me Now."

As always, we thank our...


Aug 4, 2018

Mike Hipple is the author of a new book about our decade: "80s Redux: Your Favorite Musicians Today." He joins us on this week's podcast to talk about his book and his encounters with some of the most beloved artists of our decade, including Dave Wakeling of the English Best, Cindy Wilson of the B-52s and more.

Mike is...