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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!

Jan 7, 2018

It's a new year. Time to strip down and focus on the basics. The songs, we mean! We begin a new series of shows today on Acoustic Takes on '80s Classics. Today's show features songs by Rick Springfield, The Cure and Asia.

Send in your suggestions for acoustic songs to feature in future installments of this series to

Dec 30, 2017

Happy New Year and welcome to our annual bloopers reel here at Stuck in the '80s. This year we had 53 shows worth of outtakes to pick from. That's a record number of shows for a year!

Have a safe holiday season and we'll see you again next week at Stuck in the '80s.

Dec 23, 2017

Broadcast News and Moonstruck were both released on the exact same day: Dec. 16, 1987. Both were Oscar-nominated movies with stellar casts. But which was the better romantic comedy? Guest hosts Jen with One N and Gayle in DC join the show this week to render judgement. 

Plus full seggies and a special offer from Draft...

Dec 17, 2017

Pee Wee Herman, Alf and even He-Man had holiday TV specials in the '80s. But were they any good? (One is just downright bizarre. Okay, so all three were.) Here are the holiday TV specials we grew up with in our beloved decade - along with three other classics from previous decades. 

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Dec 15, 2017

Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens is gone too soon. We remember the rocker with his music and our memories. This week's guest co-host is Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle podcast.