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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!

Oct 20, 2021

Gene Loves Jezebel's Michael Aston joins the podcast this week to talk about the band's history, his experience working with members of the Velvet Underground and his upcoming shows on The 80s Cruise for the 2022 voyage. Warning: the interview contains some adult language.

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


Oct 12, 2021

We didn't "forget" these songs from 1986, but they don't get the love they deserve. This week's show includes tunes by A-Ha, Bruce Hornsby, Andy Taylor, Billy Joel, GTR and more.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold out, but we'll still be there - along with all the original...


Oct 4, 2021

Martin Fry is one of the most genuine and gracious pop stars of the '80s. Here's our interview with the ABC frontman back in 2008, when ABC was on the road with the Regeneration Tour. ABC and Martin will also be onboard the 2022 voyage of The 80s Cruise. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022...


Sep 22, 2021

Rolling Stone magazine has revised its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, so music journalist and Rolling Stone voter Annie Zaleski joins the show to talk about the songs picked. Plus, we're giving away copies of Annie's new Duran Duran book.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022...


Sep 14, 2021

Dramarama singer/songwriter John Easdale joins the show to talk about the band's career, his take on the bands that influenced him and the upcoming voyage of The 80s Cruise.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold out, but we'll still be there - along with all the original bands -...