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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!

Jan 10, 2023

Holly Knight is in the Songwriter Hall of Fame for good reason: Her tunes gave us the soundtrack of our youth. Now she has a new memoir about her life and career entitled - "I Am the Warrior: My Crazy Life Writing the Hits and Rocking the MTV Eighties." She joins us for this week's show.

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Dec 30, 2022

If Val Kilmer is the greatest swordsman in the world but we're all pigs, we must be talking about "Willow" on this week's episode. We review the 1988 movie and the new streaming series on Disney+. Also, full seggies. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has been announced. Join Steve and...


Dec 11, 2022

Author Chris Clews returns to the show to talk about his latest book: "Raised on the '80s: 30+ Unexpected Life Lessons from the Movies and Music That Defined Pop Culture's Most Excellent Decade." Plus, Steve cries. Brad teases. Stories are told. Legends are made. 

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Dec 2, 2022

Peter Billingsley returns with the sequel to "A Christmas Story" so cleverly named "A Christmas Story Christmas." It's streaming on HBOMax. Is it worth your time? We triple-dog dare you to listen to our review. Also full seggies.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has been announced. Join...


Nov 24, 2022

Can you believe Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is 40 years old? Seems like just yesterday we were hypnotized by its genius - and we still are. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has been announced. Join Steve and Brad on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on March 3-10 for a weeklong...