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485: Turkeys of the '80s | Movie Busts | Music Flubs | Product Snafus

11/17/2018
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Jen with One N, B-Rad and Spearsy had to reach a compromise on this week's Thanksgiving-themed podcast: We decided to honor both the biggest "turkeys" of the '80s - movies, songs and more that were huge busts - but also agreed to hand holds and say what we were thankful for. (Spearsy was thankful that part of the show only lasted 5 minutes.) This episode of Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by Hims, a new wellness brand for men. Look, it's just a fact of life. If you're stuck in the '80s,...

Duration:00:43:26

484: Two More Great Albums Turning 30 | Albums from 1988

11/10/2018
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Oh yes, 1988 seemed like the dark ages for some music fans in our beloved decade. The magic of the early '80s was gone, and FM waves had been invaded by hair metal and teen pop queens. But there were some albums still worth discovering, including Tracy Chapman's self-titled album and a really fun (if not also dark) disc by Siouxsie and the Banshees. This week we again honor the year 1988. Stuck in the '80s is a partner of Audible, which offers you 30 days to try Audible free, including your...

Duration:00:42:43

483: Review of Bohemian Rhapsody movie | Queen bio-pic

11/6/2018
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We've been waiting seemingly forever to get our first look at the new Queen bio-pic Bohemian Rhapsody, and now the Stuck in the '80s gang is ready to give you our review.

Duration:00:29:54

482: Interview with directors of Time Trap

10/28/2018
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Ben Foster and Mark Dennis are co-directors of a "Time Trap," a new movie that takes inspiration from many of the time travel movies of our beloved '80s. They join the show this week to talk about the latest work, Hollywood's love affair with '80s remakes and more. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by ForHims.com. Save $20 off your first month of the Hims anti-aging kit. Go to forhims.com/80scare. We're also proud to announce our latest partner: Robinhood, an investing app that lets...

Duration:00:43:58

481: Our Halloween Tribute to Beetlejuice

10/21/2018
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Just in time for halloween, we honor the ghost with the most, the after-world’s greatest bio-exorcist. Thirty years after we loved him in the cineplex, we finally are ready to celebrate Beetlejuice. We are happy to welcome a new sponsor to Stuck in the '80s. It's Mack Weldon, manufacturers of comfortable and functional clothes. The folks at Mack Weldon are confident you’ll like the product. If you aren’t happy with your first pair of boxers, briefs, whatever you wear (probably something...

Duration:00:52:36

480: Movies Turning 30 in October

10/14/2018
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Oh, October 1988 ... you truly were a mixed bag at the old cineplex. Still, Spearsy, B-Rad and Jen With One N each found one movie to honor on its 30th anniversary: Tapeheads, Lair of the White Worm and Mystic Pizza. (Which co-host picked the chick flick? You won't know until you listen.) This week's show is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Set sails with Kenny Loggins, Sheila E., OMD, Berlin, The Fixx, Grandmaster Flash, Cutting Crew, Club Nouveau, The English Beat, Starship and more this...

Duration:00:50:18

Bonus Episode: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Nominees

10/10/2018
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Brad and Steve gather for a quick show to assess the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019, which includes several '80s acts and the bands that influenced them.

Duration:00:12:54

479: New Music from Dee Snider, Tony Lewis, Judas Priest and Kim Wilde

10/7/2018
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We're not TOTALLY stuck in the '80s ... we still listen to new music from '80s artists. So this week, we put the spotlight on four new albums from musicians we loved in the '80s: Dee Snider, Tony Lewis, Judas Priest and Kim Wilde. This week's show is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Set sails with Kenny Loggins, Sheila E., OMD, Berlin, The Fixx, Grandmaster Flash, Cutting Crew, Club Nouveau, The English Beat, Starship and more this spring. Go to www.the80scruise.com to book and use the promo...

Duration:00:41:24

478: Freddy Krueger, Eddie Murphy, Steve Perry News

9/30/2018
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Eighties News Now returns with news items on The Goldbergs, Eddie Murphy's latest movie and the third single from Steve Perry's new solo album. Plus, we share listener emails about 30-year reunions. Stuck in the '80s is happy to have HIMS as a sponsor of our podcast. Save $20 off your first month of the HIMS Anti-Aging Kit. Go to forhims.com/80scare. We're also proud to announce we're now partners with Audible, the world's leading audio book provider. Get your first audiobook free and...

Duration:00:41:15

477: We Remember Burt Reynolds in the '80s and Beyond

9/16/2018
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We tip our cowboy hats to the Bandit. It’s our tribute show to the late Burt Reynolds, featuring our favorite movie clips and stories about the late actor. Special thanks to our sponsor Gametime. For $15 off your first purchase, visit usegametime.com/80s and use promo code 80s. And don't forget to join us on The 80s Cruise this spring. Featuring performances by Kenny Loggins, OMD, Berlin, Sheila E, Grandmaster Flash, English Beat, The Fixx and many more, the cruise sets sail March 2 out of...

Duration:00:46:59

476: No. 1 Hit Cover Songs in the '80s

9/9/2018
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The '80s were full of amazing cover songs, but only three topped the charts when they were originally released and again in the '80s. We talk about those tunes from Club Nouveau, Banarama and Kim Wilde. Plus, full seggies, including a rare edition of PPTMN. Special thanks to our partner The 80s Cruise. Use the promo code STUCK to get your best rates for new cruises. The Celebrity Infinity leaves March 2 from Fort Lauderdale. Performers include Kenny Loggins, OMD, The Fixx, English Beat,...

Duration:00:40:47

475: End of Summer in the '80s

9/2/2018
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The summer is over and the Stuck in the '80s hosts are taking the podcast time machine back to the season-ending moments from their beloved decade. We talk about the movies, music and memories of Summer in the '80s. Stuck in the '80s is a proud partner of The 80s Cruise. Use the promo code AUGUST when booking to get your best deal on select cabins and a pair of free drink packages. The ship leaves from Fort Lauderdale on March 2. Bands on the Celebrity Infinity this year include Kenny...

Duration:00:54:27

Bonus episode: Interview with 80s Cruise Director

8/31/2018
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In this special bonus episode of Stuck in the '80s, we talk to JT Watters, the cruise director of The 80s Cruise. JT will tell us his favorite secret getaways on the ship, his favorite port activities for 2019 and his memories of a very bawdy rendition of Twister on the 2016 voyage. Don't forget to use the special promo code AUGUST to save big on select cabins and to score free drink packages.

Duration:00:29:04

474: Top 5 TV Misfires in the '80s | Bad Television | Chris Cooling

8/26/2018
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For every "Family Ties" in the '80s, there was a "Small Wonder." For each "A-Team," a "Manimal." Forgotten TV podcast host Chris Cooling joins the show this week to share his picks for the Top 5 TV Misfires of the '80s. Stuck in the ‘80s is happy to announce we have another new sponsor. It’s Gametime - the top destination for last-minute tickets to sporting events, concerts and shows. For $15 off your first purchase, visit usegametime.com/80s and use promo code 80s. Stuck in the '80s is...

Duration:00:49:44

473: Steve Perry's New Music | Madonna Turns 60 | Queen of Soul Passes

8/18/2018
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What a roller-coaster week for '80s fans! We get new music from Steve Perry. Madonna turns 60. And we lost Aretha Franklin. We explore it all and relive our 2011 interview with Steve Perry (included in this show). Special thanks to our Sponsor Simple Contacts. Try it for yourself & save $20 on your lenses by going to simplecontacts.com/RADICAL or entering the code RADICAL at checkout. Also special thanks to Away Travel, our favorite way to travel. For $20 off a suitcase, visit ...

Duration:01:07:59

472: Summer of '84 movie review and Graham Verchere interview

8/8/2018
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Actor Graham Verchere is our special guest as we talk about his new movie "Summer of '84," a thriller set in our beloved '80s. You can see "Summer of 84" in select theaters August 10th and on VOD and digital platforms August 24th. Also this week, the return of "Please Please Tell Me Now." As always, we thank our longtime partner HelloFresh for their support. HelloFresh is our favorite meal kit delivery service because they shop, plan and deliver step by step recipes and pre-measured...

Duration:00:36:25

471: '80s Redux author Mike Hipple interview

8/4/2018
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Mike Hipple is the author of a new book about our decade: "80s Redux: Your Favorite Musicians Today." He joins us on this week's podcast to talk about his book and his encounters with some of the most beloved artists of our decade, including Dave Wakeling of the English Best, Cindy Wilson of the B-52s and more. Mike is also giving away a free signed copy of his book for this week's seggie winner. Also, always we thank our sponsors for making Stuck in the '80s happen. This week, that...

Duration:00:46:21

470: Epic Metal Albums Turning 30

7/29/2018
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Remember way back in ye olden days when Stuck in the '80s promised to do more shows on metal? Well, we did one. And now we're doing another. Special guest host Dave Dirt joins to show to give up the goods on three amazing metal albums that turned 30 in 2018. Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Use the promo code SIT80s to get a free drink package on select cabins. And then start prepping for our Big '80s Trivia challenges, hosted by B-Rad, Spearsy and Jen with One N next...

Duration:00:47:45

469: Revisiting the Songs that Ended the '80s

7/22/2018
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What's that quote from Tom Cruise in "Cocktail?" All things end badly - otherwise they wouldn't end. So how did the '80s end? With a bang or a whimper? Or was it just a overly choreographed music video from some one-hot wonder. On this week's podcast, we revisit an older episode and second-guess our picks for songs that ended the '80s. Stuck in the '80s is proud to announce we've partnered with Simple Contacts, the easiest way to order contact lenses using your mobile phone. Try it for...

Duration:01:00:41

468: The 80s Cruise Theme Night Reveal with Special Guest

7/18/2018
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The 2019 voyage of The 80s Cruise is shaping up to be truly unique. A new ship. New theme nights. New bands, of course. And to help us all wrap our nostalgia-filled brains around it, The 80s Cruise production manager Joey Fairchild visits the podcast to give us the latest scoop. Plus, Spearsy tries to stump Brad in LA and Jen With One N with a special cruise trivia challenge. Special thanks to music contributions by Kenny Loggins (I'm Alright), Check Battery Daily (theme music) and Kevin...

Duration:00:36:11