Totally 80s

Totally 80s

The podcast totally devoted to the greatest decade ever – the 80s! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and special guests as they discuss the music, movies and pop culture of everyone’s favorite decade.... Show More

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February 18, 2021 67 min

1986 saw the resurgence of The Monkees, thanks to MTV - so why can't lightning strike twice? The word went out for open auditions for the New Monkees and four brave lads answered the call. Join Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and John Hughes as they welcome the cast of the New Monkees and find out how they handled the fan backlash, what went wrong and what they feel went right (Spoiler Ale...

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Step into the Labyrinth as host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and John Hughes welcome back music journalist and author Rob Sheffield to talk about the highs and lows of David Bowie in the 80s, including Iggy Pop's BLAH BLAH BLAH and Tin Machine!

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January 14, 2021 40 min

The Thin White Duke steps aside to welcome back Major Tom, Screaming Lord Byron and...Tin Machine! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and John Hughes as they welcome music journalist and author Rob Sheffield to talk about the highs and lows of David Bowie in the 80s.

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December 17, 2020 34 min

Hall & Oates (especially Oates)! MTV's annual Christmas videos! Pretenders! Even Spinal Tap! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and John Hughes as they discuss more of their favorite Christmas hits of the 80s!

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December 3, 2020 35 min

Band Aid! The Waitresses! Wham! The Pogues! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and John Hughes as they discuss their favorite Christmas hits of the 80s!

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Pat Benatar! Cher! Jody Watley! Kate Bush and many more! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, musician Bright Light Bright Light as they finish their dish on all the greatest ladies of the 80s!

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Our deep dive dish into the divas of the 80s continues as we discuss Janet, Whitney, Annie and more! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, musician Bright Light Bright Light as they dish on all the greatest ladies of the 80s!

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Cyndi Lauper! Kylie Minogue! Paula Abdul! And of course, Madonna! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, musician Bright Light Bright Light as they dish on all the greatest ladies of the 80s!

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Eddie Murphy! Moon Unit Zappa! Julie Brown! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, comedy writer Jake Fogelnest as they continue their conversation about the golden era of novelty songs, the 80s!

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September 17, 2020 43 min

"Weird Al" Yankovic! Pac Man Fever! Shaddap You Face! The Super Bowl Shuffle! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, comedy writer Jake Fogelnest as they recall the golden era of novelty songs, the 80s!

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September 3, 2020 31 min

From the Fresh Prince and Young MC to Public Enemy and NWA, 80s hip-hop ran a gamut of stylistic shifts. Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, A&R rep Darone Bowers as they remember rap's impact on the music of the 80s.

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August 20, 2020 40 min

Run DMC! LL Cool J! Kurtis Blow! Beastie Boys! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, A&R rep Darone Bowers as they remember rap's impact on the music of the 80s.

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Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and her special guest, songwriter and musician Jennie Vee (Eagles of Death Metal, Courtney Love band), the winner of Sassy Magazine’s Biggest Cure Fan Contest (true!). Hear that legendary story and more memories about Robert Smith and The Cure.

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July 23, 2020 43 min

Spinal Tap! Bad News! The Dregs of Humanity! The infamous "punk" episodes of CHiPs and Quincy! Even the New Monkees! This week, join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and the other John Hughes as they talk about their favorite fake bands of the 80s.

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DEVO on Square Pegs! Boy George on the A-Team! The B-52s on The Guiding Light! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) and the other John Hughes as they talk about their favorite 80s TV guest spots by musicians.

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Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) as she welcomes Ted Ottaviano from synthpop band Book of Love and the other John Hughes to talk about LGBTQ music and musicians who helped shape the music of the decade.

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May 20, 2020 39 min

Solid Gold! The Midnight Special! MV3! Fridays! Join host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) as she is joined by Rachel Lichtman ("Network 77") and the other John Hughes to talk about all the music television shows of the 80s that weren't MTV.

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Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) is joined by Margaret Cho ("I'm The One That I Want", "Drop Dead Diva", "The Masked Singer" and The Margaret Cho) and the other John Hughes to talk about all the fashion trends of the 80s. From gender bending to Madonna-bes, New Romantics to Hair Metal, we cover it all!

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Host Lyndsey Parker (Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor/SiriusXM Volume Host) is joined by Jake Fogelnest ("Billy on the Street", "Difficult People", The Fogelnest Files) and the other John Hughes to talk about all the huge charity events of the 80s. From Band Aid to Hands Across America, we cover them all - the good, the bad and the whaaa?

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No! No! Notorious! Join host Lyndsey Parker (SiriusXM Volume/Yahoo Entertainment) as she and special guests Sam Hollander (writer/producer for Fitz & The Tantrums, Weezer, Panic! At The Disco) and John Hughes (Rhino Records) talk about being hardcore Durannies. Favorite albums? Best tracks? Underrated gems? It's all here, so join us as we make patterns rhyme and talk Duran Duran!

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