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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!

Feb 21, 2024

Remember all the big hits from The Escape Club? "Wild Wild West." "Shake for the Sheik." "I'll Be There." Escape Club lead singer Trevor Steel joins the podcast this episode to talk about the band's history, the passing of drummer Red Broad, and the band's upcoming appearance on The 80s Cruise and the Lost 80s Live Tour...


Feb 12, 2024

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its list of nominees for the 2024 class. Among them are some legendary acts from the '80s, including Foreigner, Kool and the Gang, and Cher. Here is our take on the nominees and our picks for the bands to be inducted.

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


Feb 5, 2024

Netflix has a new documentary online about USA for Africa and the charity single "We Are the World." The show is called "The Greatest Night in Pop," and it's true to its name. Steve and Brad review the documentary and provide other trivia tidbits about the song.

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


Feb 2, 2024

There aren't many actors that everyone will attest to just being an all-around great guy. Carl Weathers was one of those people. You may have first hated him as Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies, but I bet you jumped out of your seat when Rocky beat Apollo while racing down the beach in Rocky 3. And I guarantee you were...


Jan 23, 2024

Oscar Season is here again so Stuck in the '80s looks at the Academy Awards from 1984. (And the Razzies.) Here's a look back at the best movies, actors and songs from 1983 - and some of the movies that won acclaim for being so very bad. 

The Stuck in the '80s podcast is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Join all your '80s...