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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!

May 16, 2024

Martha Davis of The Motels talks with Spearsy about the band's history, her love of songwriting, and the upcoming Abducted By The '80s Tour, which includes Naked Eyes, Men Without Hats, and Wang Chung. Spearsy and Martha share tales of writing, soundtrack hits, and her performance of "We Never Danced" from the movie "Made in Heaven." Plus, full seggies with guest co-host Chuck Coverly.

The 2025 lineup of The 80s Cruise is now available and includes Adam Ant, Squeeze, Christopher Cross, Men at Work and Andy Bell of Erasure. Listen to this week's show for a special promo code that will give first-time cruisers $200 in cabin credit. For more information, go to

Our podcast is listener-supported via Patreon. Members get special swag and invitations to patron-only Zoom happy hours with the hosts of the podcast. Find out more at our official Patreon page.

The Stuck in the '80s podcast is hosted by creator Steve Spears and Brad Williams. Find out more about the show, celebrating its 19th year in 2024, at