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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!

Sep 30, 2023

How many movie lines do you quote each day? Author Brian Abrams has you beat. He has a whole new book out on iconic film lines over the history of Hollywood, including our beloved '80s. He joins the show this week to talk about "You Talkin' To Me? The Definitive Guide to Iconic Movie Quotes." 

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Sep 24, 2023

We've covered all the songs that reached No. 2 but no farther in the United States - our Close But No Cigar series - but what about the UK? This episode of Stuck in the '80s is our debut of the new series: Just Missed the Biscuit. We begin with songs from 1973 to 1975 including tunes by David Bowie, Queen, the...

Sep 13, 2023

Steve Kilbey of The Church has been turning heads with his band's unique sound and lyrics since forming in Australia in the early '80s. He joins the podcast this week to talk about an upcoming tour of North America, his thoughts on "Unguarded Moment," why the future must be dystopian and the band's new album,...