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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!

Jul 31, 2023

Did you ever reinvent yourself during a summer in the '80s? That's the premise of a new novel - "Once in a Lifetime" by Suzanne Mattaboni. We talk to the author about her continued love of the 1980s and how her book came about. Plus, an old seggie sadly returns and news of a Comic-Con Cruise in 2025.

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Jul 23, 2023

Do you think "AI" is something new? Hell, no, we had it in spades during the 1980s. Thing is, Artificial Intelligence mainly existed just in sci-fi movies. But close enough, right? Here are the films that showed us our dystopian future with computers from the '80s, featuring "Tron," "Bladerunner," "Terminator"...

Jul 10, 2023

Who knew we were such Wham! fans? Spearsy, Brad and Jen with One N - in her triumphant return - review the new Netflix documentary about George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. 

The Stuck in the '80s podcast is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2024 lineup has been announced. Join all your '80s friends on the Royal Caribbean...

Jul 2, 2023

Mark A. Altman, writer and producer of "1982: Greatest Geek Year Ever," joins the show to talk about the new TV documentary and also share stories about '80s sci-fi movies and his 1999 movie "Free Enterprise." Don't miss "1982: Greatest Geek Year Ever" on July 8 on The CW.

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