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Relive the '80s music, movies and culture with Tampa Bay Times correspondent Steve Spears. A teen during the greatest decade ever, Steve is obsessed with everything from Duran Duran to Journey, John Hughes to John Cusack, and parachute pants to big hair. Stuck in the '80s covers the music, movies and culture of the 1980s.

Relive the '80s music, movies and culture with Tampa Bay Times correspondent Steve Spears. A teen during the greatest decade ever, Steve is obsessed with everything from Duran Duran to Journey, John Hughes to John Cusack, and parachute pants to big hair. Stuck in the '80s covers the music, movies and culture of the 1980s.
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Auckland, New Zealand

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Relive the '80s music, movies and culture with Tampa Bay Times correspondent Steve Spears. A teen during the greatest decade ever, Steve is obsessed with everything from Duran Duran to Journey, John Hughes to John Cusack, and parachute pants to big hair. Stuck in the '80s covers the music, movies and culture of the 1980s.

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Episodes

439: News on Michael J Fox, Go-Go's, Rick Springfield

1/14/2018
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Eighties News Now returns with items on the Go-Go's, Retro Futura Tour's lineup for 2018, Rick Springfield's latest news and the return of Michael J. Fox. Stuck in the 80s is sponsored by Hello Fresh, the perfect way for '80s Nation to enjoy healthy, quick meals. Use the promo code RADICAL 30 for $30 off your first order. Stuck in the '80s is also a proud member of the CLNS Media Network.

Duration: 00:25:23


428: Acoustic Takes on '80s Classics | 80s Music | Rick Springfield

1/7/2018
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It's a new year. Time to strip down and focus on the basics. The songs, we mean! We begin a new series of shows today on Acoustic Takes on '80s Classics. Today's show features songs by Rick Springfield, The Cure and Asia. Send in your suggestions for acoustic songs to feature in future installments of this series to podcast@sit80s.com. This episode of Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by HelloFresh. Get $30 off your first order by using the promo code RADICAL 30 when you order. Stuck in the...

Duration: 00:36:43


437: End-Of-Year Bloopers Show from Stuck in the '80s

12/30/2017
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Happy New Year and welcome to our annual bloopers reel here at Stuck in the '80s. This year we had 53 shows worth of outtakes to pick from. That's a record number of shows for a year! Have a safe holiday season and we'll see you again next week at Stuck in the '80s.

Duration: 00:15:25


436: Broadcast News vs. Moonstruck | 80s Films

12/23/2017
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Broadcast News and Moonstruck were both released on the exact same day: Dec. 16, 1987. Both were Oscar-nominated movies with stellar casts. But which was the better romantic comedy? Guest hosts Jen with One N and Gayle in DC join the show this week to render judgement. Plus full seggies and a special offer from Draft Kings. And don't forget there's less than 90 days to The 80s Cruise. There are still cabins available so come join Spearsy, B-Rad, Rick Springfield, Loverboy, Berlin, the MTV...

Duration: 00:54:00


435: Holiday TV Specials in the 80s | 80s TV Shows | Stuck in the 80s

12/17/2017
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Pee Wee Herman, Alf and even He-Man had holiday TV specials in the '80s. But were they any good? (One is just downright bizarre. Okay, so all three were.) Here are the holiday TV specials we grew up with in our beloved decade - along with three other classics from previous decades. This episode of Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by Draft Kings and The 80s Cruise. Listen to the show for a special offer from Draft Kings. And use the promo code STUCK when booking The 80s Cruise.

Duration: 00:51:06


434: Remembering Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens | '80s Music | Stuck in the '80s

12/15/2017
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Pat DiNizio of The Smithereens is gone too soon. We remember the rocker with his music and our memories. This week's guest co-host is Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle podcast.

Duration: 00:31:13


433: Happy and Sad '80s Christmas Songs (Mainly Sad)

12/10/2017
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Not just another podcast about '80s Christmas music. We go dark for the holidays with our depressing songs of the season playlist. Oh, Brad tries to save the day with happier songs, but his choices are suspect at best. Featuring songs by The Waitresses, Erasure and more. This episode is sponsored by Draft Kings. Listen to the show for a special offer for Stuck in the '80s fans.

Duration: 00:41:08


432: The Untouchables |Movies Turning 30 | 80s Movies

12/3/2017
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How did we go this long in Stuck in the '80s history without honoring "The Untouchables?" Maybe we were just waiting for the right moment - like the flick turning 30 years old. Still, Spearsy and Brad in LA do their best to show why "The Untouchables" is still untouchable. The story. The city. The style. Here endeth the lesson. Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. There are still cabins left on the 2018 voyage, featuring performances by Rick Springfield, Loverboy, Billy...

Duration: 00:46:11


431: Revisiting Michael Jackson's Thriller 35 Years Later | 80s Music

11/30/2017
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Back in 2006, Stuck in the '80s was just a year old, but we felt fancy enough to honor Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album. The show, just 30 minutes long, was one of the first episodes we really felt good about when we were done. And not just for all the suggestive humor. Now, on Thriller's 35th anniversary, we go back in time to honor the album, the artist and the episode we recorded 11 years ago. Listen for some familiar voices and names and just smile. Stuck in the '80s in a proud...

Duration: 00:39:13


429 Corrected: An Interview with the Stuck in the '80s Hosts

11/27/2017
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This is the correct file for Episode 429: The Steve and Brad interview. We mistakenly had an older episode showing up in your RSS feeds. Please use this file instead.

Duration: 01:08:44


430: 80s in the Sand Review and Wrapup | 80s Vacations | 80s Music

11/26/2017
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What happens when 900 crazy fans of the '80s descend upon a luxury all-inclusive resort in the Caribbean? You get 80s in the Sand. Spearsy reviews his week in Punta Cana. Also full seggies including a couple great "Listener Mailbag" letters. This podcast episode is sponsored by BarkBox. Listen to the show for a special offer from the company for Stuck in the '80s fans.

Duration: 00:48:53


429: An Interview with Steve and Brad

11/19/2017
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Gayle in DC joins Steve and Brad to ask a ton of questions about the show: how did it start, how does it get made, and how much longer do we think we'll keep at it? We gaze deep into our '80s navel on this one! And if that wasn't enough sharing, stick around for seggies, with a PPTMN sent in by pirate royalty.

Duration: 01:08:44


Extra Bonus Episode: Day 6 from 80s in the Sand

11/16/2017
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Here's our final (maybe) report from 80s in the Sand in Punta Cana. We're live at the Breathless Resort in the Dominican Republic for reviews of concerts by Howard Jones, Loverboy, Tom Bailey and Berlin. Plus, our much-requested review of Presidente beer.

Duration: 00:18:22


Bonus show: Live from 80s in the Sand

11/14/2017
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Spearsy is alive - sort of - and reporting live from Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic where Loverboy, Berlin, Howard Jones and so many more bands are performing this week. Hear what he's done so far.

Duration: 00:12:23


428: '80s Songs About Nostalgia | '80s Music

11/12/2017
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Steve and Brad go meta with a top-ten list of '80s songs that aren't just nostalgic but that specifically address the passage of time. It's like they knew we were going to be thinking about them! Come for the sad stories, stick around for the seggies! This show is sponsored by HelloFresh. Listen to the show for a special money-saving offer!

Duration: 00:52:55


427: Underrated Fall Movies from 1987 | 80s Movies

11/5/2017
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We honor two movies most of '80s Nation has never seen or forgotten: "Made in Heaven" and "No Man's Land." Also full seggies plus a sneak peak at the next few show's we're producing.

Duration: 00:38:59


426: Halloween Songs of the '80s Part 2 | '80s Music | Goth & New Wave Music

10/29/2017
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We're back with Part 2 of our Halloween Songs of the '80s series. This time, we let you - our listeners - pick your favorite songs. And to be honest: We like your picks better than ours! This episode is sponsored by Away Travel. Listen to the show for a special offer from this amazing luggage company. (Brad is pretty much in love with his Away Travel carry-on.)

Duration: 01:06:00


425: The Princess Bride Turns 30 | 80s Movies | 80s Podcast

10/22/2017
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"The Princess Bride" is now 30 years old?!? How did that happen? Only Miracle Max knows for sure, but Spearsy and B-Rad celebrate their favorite moments in this timeless classic. This episode of Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by BarkBox. Listen to the show for a special discount for listeners of our show. Also, we have some news on The 80s Cruise.

Duration: 00:42:20


424: Creepy '80s Songs for Halloween

10/15/2017
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Looking for creepy songs for an '80s Halloween playlist? Spearsy, B-Rad and Jen With One N offer up their personal Top 10 list of spooky songs from the '80s. Is your favorite '80s Halloween song missing from our list? We're doing a Part 2 show with listener songs. Just email your suggestions to podcast@sit80s.com. This show is sponsored by HelloFresh and BarkBox. Listen to the show for special money-saving offers from our partners. Also, we have news on The 80s Cruise, including a way to...

Duration: 00:57:02


Remembering Tom Petty

10/8/2017
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Tom Petty was a hero and a hell-raiser. He made music for every decade. He made music people will still be listening to 50 years from now. He may be gone, but he'll never be forgotten. In this week's podcast, our three hosts share their favorite songs and memories of the Head Heartbreaker.

Duration: 00:37:16

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