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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!

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)...


Nov 7, 2018

We've been waiting seemingly forever to get our first look at the new Queen bio-pic Bohemian Rhapsody, and now the Stuck in the '80s gang is ready to give you our review.