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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!

Dec 28, 2019

It's our last show of the decade! Our annual Stocking Stuffer show returns to feature a collection of our outtakes from a full year of podcasts. Plus, we look back at 2019, name our favorite shows and look forward to another decade of Stuck in the '80s.

Dec 22, 2019

Our listeners picked all the songs for this week's episode - Sounds of the Holidays Before the '80s. We have five songs recorded between 1975 and 1980 to honor, including tunes by The Kinks, Greg Lake, Squeeze and more. 

Plus, there are weird stories about medical calamities and singalong songs that will likely get you...

Dec 17, 2019

Our infatuation with the late '70s continues for at least one more show as we honor the albums released in December 1979. Actually, we just focus on "London Calling" by The Clash and "Christopher Cross" by ... well, you get the picture.

Also, the return of "I Want My Mystery TV Theme Song" and Steve tells a weird story...

Dec 8, 2019

We've tried to wipe so many of them from our memory, but there were some fun Christmas songs in the late '70s. This week we go back in time to relive classics by Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Kenny Loggins and more. 

Also, we have seggies and a disturbing story about a music professor with a pipe fetish. 

Nov 24, 2019

It's time for another showdown on holiday movie seasons. Again we pit the plucky year 1979 vs. the stuffy but solid work from 1989. How will "The Jerk" fare against "Christmas Vacation?" Is "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" good enough to give 1979 the edge, or does Back to the Future Part 2" put 1989 over the top? And...