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Return to the '80s

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Return to the '80s covers a wide range of topics from movies to music to television, from the most awesome decade.

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United States

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Return to the '80s covers a wide range of topics from movies to music to television, from the most awesome decade.

Language:

English


Episodes

Return to the ’80s On This Day – September 15, 1983: Huey Lewis and the News Release Sports

9/15/2022
On September 15, 1983 - Huey Lewis and the News Released the Sports Album. You can follow Return to the 80s at: rtt80s.com Find Return to the ’80s on Facebook Twitter: @returntothe80s Instagram: @returntothe80s Email: returntothe80s@gmail.com Also, you can subscribe to the Return to the ’80s podcast on Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify iHeartRadio Podbean PlayerFM if you have any questions for me, you can email us at...

Duration:00:05:36

Return to the ’80s On This Day – September 14, 1985: First MTV Video Music Awards were Held

9/14/2022
On September 14, 1985, the first MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. You can follow Return to the 80s at: rtt80s.com Find Return to the ’80s on Facebook Twitter: @returntothe80s Instagram: @returntothe80s Email: returntothe80s@gmail.com Also, you can subscribe to the Return to the ’80s podcast on Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify iHeartRadio Podbean PlayerFM if you have any questions for me, you can email us at...

Duration:00:06:20

Return to the '80s On This Day - September 13, 1980: Solid Gold Premieres

9/13/2022
Welcome to Return to the '80s On This Day. This will be a daily weekday series. On this day in 1980, Solid Gold Premiered in syndication. You can follow Return to the 80s at: rtt80s.com Find Return to the ’80s on Facebook Twitter: @returntothe80s Instagram: @returntothe80s Email: returntothe80s@gmail.com Also, you can subscribe to the Return to the ’80s podcast on Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify iHeartRadio Podbean PlayerFM if you have any questions for me, you can email us...

Duration:00:03:59

Return to the '80s On This Day - September 12, 1981: The Smurfs Premiered

9/12/2022
Welcome to a brand new series called Return to the '80s On This Day. This will be a daily weekday series. On this day in 1981, the legendary Saturday morning cartoon series, The Smurfs premiered on NBC. Y ou can follow Return to the 80s at: rtt80s.com Find Return to the ’80s on Facebook Twitter: @returntothe80s Instagram: @returntothe80s Email: returntothe80s@gmail.com Also, you can subscribe to the Return to the ’80s podcast on Apple...

Duration:00:05:35

GenX Book Club

9/8/2022
Special announcement – The GenX Book Club is up and running, and we will begin discussing the first selection this October! The Book club can be found as a Facebook Group or can be found on Bookclubs.com for those of you not on Facebook. We will select one book a month (for the time being) that members of Generation X will enjoy. It may be an autobiography/biography of a Gen X celebrity, or books that take place from the 1970s through the 1990s, or books that members of Gen X grew up...

Duration:00:06:41

Episode 44: Phil Collins March Madness Tournament

3/31/2022
It’s that time of year again! Welcome to the 5th Annual Return to the ’80s March Madness Tournament. If you are new to this site, each year one artist is chosen for the March Madness Tournament. We pit their own hit songs against each other. As with last year, voting will be done right here on the site, Twitter – @Returntothe80s, And the Return to the ’80s group page on Facebook. Previous winners have been: 2018 – “Out of Touch” in the Hall & Oates March Madness 2019 – “Purple Rain”...

Duration:01:07:01

Episode 43: Crushes 'n' Ballads

2/15/2022
Welcome to a new episode of Return to the '80s! This Valentine's Day week, the gang talks about their '80s crushes and '80s ballads. This is sort of a sequel to Episode 10 from 2017, which did not include ballads, and an #80sCrushes Crossover event from that same week. Please comment below with you're favorite crushes and ballads. In the meantime, enjoy this show! Round 1 Caroline Crush: Patrick Swayze Ballad: "She's Like the Wind" by Patrick Swayze Claire Crush: Keanu Reeves Ballad:...

Duration:01:47:28

Episode 42: The Pirate Movie (1982) [featuring Realweegiemidget Reviews]

1/21/2022
Welcome to the first podcast episode of the year! This is also our first collaboration with Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews. We will podcast and she will post a blog article as a companion piece. You can go ahead and check out her post before listening to the show. Later on in the year, Gill will appear on the podcast. In the meantime, Gill will be writing a monthly trailer review to complement some of this podcast’s new content for 2022 about 1980s films, TV and books. We then promote...

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 41: Christmas Vacation

12/21/2021
What!?! Two Return to the '80s podcast episodes in one week?!?! I don't know about you, but if I woke up tomorrow with my head sewn to the carpet, I wouldn't be more surprised than I am right now. But, here we are. Come along with Caroline, Claire, Del, and Paul to celebrate Christmas Vacation with the Griswolds. You can follow ’80s Radical Sabbatical at https://80sradsab.com/ as well as on the following social media accounts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/80sRadSab Twitter:...

Duration:00:45:12

Episode 40: Die Hard

12/20/2021
Welcome to the party, Pals! Return to the '80s is back just in time for Christmas week! Caroline, Claire, Del, and Paul celebrate the Christmas classic, Die Hard. I can assure you, our party does not get interrupted by thieves (exceptional or otherwise). So sit back and enjoy the show. Yippee Ki-Yay!!! You can follow ’80s Radical Sabbatical at https://80sradsab.com/ as well as on the following social media accounts: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/80sRadSab Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:13

Episode 39: Poltergeist

12/10/2021
And now for something completely different! A horror movie podcast during Christmas season! Return to the '80s teamed up with Crazy Cat Paranormal for a very special crossover episode. Throw in a couple of cousins and long time buddies, add a good helping of Poltergeist discussion, stir it up with a little bit of Freddie Kruger and you get whatever the heck this episode devolved into! We had so much fun, and this is entertaining. So come check it out and enjoy! Let us know what you think...

Duration:01:08:56

Episode 38: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

11/23/2021
How can we celebrate '80s Thanksgiving any other way than to watch Planes, Trains and Automobiles?! This John Hughes classic stars two legends - Steve Martin and John Candy, and features many awesome cameos. This year, the Return to the '80s family has grown as Del and I sit around the Thanksgiving episode table with Claire and Caroline! Obviously we cover this awesomely hilarious movie. We also talk about each of our Thanksgivings, as well as Caroline and Claire's real life Planes, Trains...

Duration:01:05:01

Episode 37: Retro Halloween

10/27/2021
Return to the '80s is finally back with a brand new podcast episode! Caroline and Claire join Del and I to talk all about Halloween. This is a huge range of topics, including music, movies, and candy, as well as Halloween memories. This was a lot of fun, and I hope you enjoy! What are some of your favorite Halloween memories? Do you have any favorite Halloween themes music, movies, or television shows/specials? Is there any candy you loved or hated? We'd love to hear from you! Feel free to...

Duration:01:08:36

Twitter Hacks (and Recovery), Shout-Outs, and Patreon

5/19/2021
Today was an unexpected podcast. Back in February, my @Returntothe80s Twitter account of 17,000 followers was hacked and stolen. I tried to get it back, but to no avail. So I started over. Then I just got an email today from Twitter saying that it has been rectified. I now have my old account (and most followers) back! While I was in a good mood, I wanted to give a special shout out to my close friends and followers that I could think of, as well as promote some newer retro podcasts I've...

Duration:00:21:38

Whitney Houston Madness Tournament

5/7/2021
Another Return to the '80s podcast episode is finally here! After several mishaps, the Whitney Houston Madness Tournament is finally complete. Even though there were some setbacks, it was still a blast! And this podcast episode is an absolute blast! The "Rad" Caroline and Claire join us in this fun episode! We talk Whitney, music videos, album covers, and the good ole days of liner notes. Enjoy the show! - Mishaps - Slow Dancing with Robert "Kool" Bell - Tournament Results - Videos,...

Duration:00:52:29

Episode 34: '80s Radical Sabbatical Recap

2/26/2021
On January 30, 2021, we had the time of our lives with the '80s Radical Sabbatical virtual festival! Once again, Paul and Del welcome Claire Young and Caroline Connelly, founders of this incredible event, and recap that day. This is a great episode whether you attended the festival or not. We talk about each segment, from '80s aerobics to Sebastian Bach to the incredible Grandmaster Flash segment to the cover bands that blew us away to Jim Peterik (along with Cathy Richardson) who...

Duration:00:54:12

Episode 33: Mark Weiss and The Decade That Rocked

1/28/2021
Leading up to the '80s Radical Sabbatical festival, Paul and Del were lucky enough to welcome the legendary rock photographer, Mark "Weissguy" Weiss. You've definitely seen his work, which consists of some iconic album covers including Twisted Sister's Stay Hungry, and Bon Jovi's Slippery When Wet, and not to mention, countless photos in rock magazines including Circus. Not only has Mark taken incredible concert photos, and has done photo shoots for just about every rock star of the '80s,...

Duration:00:46:27

Episode 32: '80s Radical Sabbatical Virtual Festival

1/13/2021
On today's episode, Paul and Del welcome Claire Young and Caroline Connelly, founders of the upcoming '80s Radical Sabbatical Virtual Festival. This incredible event will be held on Saturday, January 30, 2021 beginning at 12:00pm Central/1:00pm Eastern, and will be at least 8 hours. Check out the episode to get all the exciting details! Once again, the following people will be performing: The Decade That RockedBack to the Future There are all kinds of packages you can get with this...

Duration:00:33:55

Episode 31: Dare to Dream with Stan Bush

12/22/2020
After 6 months, Return to the '80s is finally back with a new podcast episode! This should be worth the wait, as we have the incredible Stan Bush joining us. Just in case you are not familiar, Stan is best known for his 1986 smash hit, "The Touch" from The Transformers: The Movie as well as "Never Surrender" from the 1989 movie, Kickboxer. While most of our favorite 80s rock artists fell by the wayside in the '90s, Stan Bush has been continuing to work. He has just released a fantastic...

Duration:00:42:35

Episode 30: Aliens

6/25/2020
Del and Paul cover the 1986 classic - Aliens

Duration:01:10:20