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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!

Sep 12, 2019

We now know the six theme nights for the 2020 voyage of The 80s Cruise - including three new themes for this trip. Joey Fairchild, production manager of the cruise, joins the podcast to explain the theme night and other surprises. For you non-cruisers, we also have full seggies this episode. And a new episode is coming...


Sep 7, 2019

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 back to school with...


Aug 28, 2019

Larry "the Duck" Dunn is a legend in the radio business, especially during our beloved decade. On this episode, he joins us to talk about his days at Long Island's WLIR and his take on "new music" in the '80s. He'll also be a special guest on board The 80s Cruise in spring 2020. Find out who he'd want on a "Larry the...


Aug 18, 2019

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...


Aug 10, 2019

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...