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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 31, 2020

It's time for our annual outtakes episode of Stuck in the '80s, featuring all the behind-the-scenes bloopers we recorded in 2020. Also, we have an amazing "Requiem for the Cougarettes" email to share!

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

Dec 24, 2020

We honor Flash Gordon and actors Sam Jones and Max Von Sydow on the movie's 40th anniversary and decide once and for all if the flick is campy or classic. 

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 - along with all the original bands -...

Dec 15, 2020

Can you wrap your mind around the fact that albums released in 1980 are now FORTY YEARS OLD?!? We obviously couldn't, which is why we didn't do our "epic albums" show until the final days of 2020. This show honors 1980 albums by Devo, Dolly Parton, Billy Joel, Pat Benatar and Judas Priest.

Stuck in the '80s is...

Dec 6, 2020

What music inspired John Lennon during his break from the recording business from 1975 to 1980? What bands turned him on? What songs did the former Beatle love as he began preparation for "Double Fantasy." We got all the answers from music historian Tim English, the author of the new book "John Lennon: 1980 Playlist."

Nov 29, 2020

You know that a lot of the songs we adored in the '80s were actually cover songs from decades ago, right? Everyone better be holding their hands up! This week we reveal three more '80s tunes that are cover songs, including hits by the Go-Go's, Tina Turner and The Damned. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s...