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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 27, 2020

David Diamond, co-founder and guitarist for Berlin, joins the show this week to talk about what the band - including Terri Nunn and John Crawford - is up to these days and discuss his long history in music, flying and much more. (Did you know he was almost a member of two other bands already in the Rock and Roll Hall...


Sep 20, 2020

Hollywood has long been busy remaking our favorite '80s movies. But has anyone asked us for our picks? Nope! That's why we endorse these 10 movies - including classics like The Last Starfighter and Electric Dreams - for remakes. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2021 voyage has been postponed to...


Sep 14, 2020

This week, we honor the songs that reached No. 2 on the charts in 1983 but got no further. It's our "Close But No Cigar" show, featuring tunes by Culture Club, Greg Kihn, Air Supply and more. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2021 voyage has been postponed to March 2022, but we'll still be there -...


Sep 7, 2020

We finally went to a place where nobody dared to go: Our tribute to Xanadu on its 40th anniversary. We honor the music - and the message - of the movie while discussing its many shortfalls and misfires. Included is an interview with Xanadu fans Don Fields and Ken Anderson along with a special introduction by...


Aug 30, 2020

This week's episode is a throwback to 2008 and our interview with Journey's bassist Ross Valory. (He's since left the band.) Sorry for the rerun, but everyone else was on vacation this week!

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2021 voyage has been postponed to March 2022, but we'll still be there -...