Stuck in the '80s Podcast

Stuck in the '80s Podcast

Stuck in the '80s explores that MTV-generation nostalgia that still stirs up emotion no matter what the age. Whether it's '80s movies, pop culture, music or old-school memories, this engaging podcast will help you reminisce and chuckle about a defining era of history. Rad!

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May 12, 2022 42 min

Who dares to call the movie 'Iron Eagle' a turkey? It's full of '80s music glory, some fun roles and lots of cheesy explosions. In other words, it could be the perfect '80s movie.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has been announced. Join Steve and Brad on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on March 3-10 for a weeklong trip back to the '80s. The lineup includes: Dev...

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We return to our "Close But No Cigar" series of songs that made it to No. 2 on the charts - but no further. This week's show includes tunes by the Bangles, Pet Shop Boys and more. Special guest host Chuck Coverly returns!

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has just been announced. Join Steve and Brad on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on March 3-10 for a weeklong trip back to...

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Those dreaded TV ad jingles! What's the story behind them? Today we look at spots by Kellogg's, Diet Coke, the Army and Nestles in part 3 of our commercial earworm series. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has just been announced. Join Steve and Brad on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on March 3-10 for a weeklong trip back to the '80s. The lineup includes: Devo, Bret Michae...

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March 28, 2022 41 min

Remember the radio in 1986? Nonstop tunes from Lionel Richie, Pet Shop Boys, Dream Academy and Bananarama. But were those the "best" songs from those bands that year? This week's episode changes up the songs we loved from that beloved year.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2023 lineup has just been announced. Join Steve and Brad on the Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas on March 3-10 for a we...

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If you love '80s sci-fi, don't miss this chat with "In Search of Tomorrow" director David Weiner. We talk about his new documentary film, our love of "Dune" and "Star Wars" toys and so much more. Find out more about his project and how you can watch the film at 80sscifidoc.com.

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February 24, 2022 46 min

Brad and Steve are alive! They return with a newish episode. Sure, it's an old interview, but the comedy before and after is all original. Enjoy the chat with Modern English's Robbie Grey and be sure to catch the band on their 2022 North American Tour.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The 2022 cruise is just about to leave port, but stay tuned for an announcement on the lineup for the 2023 voyage, which...

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The ladies of Stuck in the '80s return to celebrate their male heartthrobs of the '80s in this special Valentine's Day episode. Honorees include the entire cast of "The Outsiders" and 50 more names in music, movies and the arts. Plus, a pop quiz and "Stuck in the Arcade."

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Duran Duran has FINALLY been nominated to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for its 2022 class. We look at all 17 possible inductees, with our eyes on the '80s artists, including Pat Benatar, Judas Priest and more. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include Night ...

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Spearsy got married! Our co-host relives his wedding while we honor the best movie weddings and first dances of the '80s.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include Night Ranger, The Human League, ABC, Belinda Carlisle, Cameo, Berlin, Paul Young and many more. G...

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This is a bonus episode of the podcast featuring a chat with The 80s Cruise's Joey Fairchild. We have the latest on the COVID rules, theme night details, and a change in the lineup. Plus, odd talk about cocktail onions, pickle juice and other assorted weirdness.

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Behold our bejillionth installment of Unlikely Cover Songs of the '80s, including tunes by Whitney Houston, Animotion and Pat Benatar. Plus, all new seggies and entirely too much chatter about Hungry Man meals.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include Night Ra...

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We wrap up the year 2021 with our memories, mistakes and mustaches. Well, no mustaches. Actually, Brad grew one but just shaved it off. Anyway, we have our annual montage of bloopers and some holiday wishes.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include Night Ranger, T...

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December 20, 2021 58 min

We're finally back and ready to continue our "Close But No Cigar" series with more songs from 1987, including hits by George Michael, Whitesnake, Prince and more. Plus, an unexpected discussion of the TV show "Eli Stone" and some details about the Big Wedding.

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We're giving you some Thanksgiving leftovers early this year. It's our 2006 tribute to "Planes, Trains and Automobiles," with a new introduction by Spearsy live from NYC. 

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include The Human League, ABC, Belinda Carl...

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The 2022 voyage of The 80s Cruise is just around the corner now so we catch you up on the latest news featuring ECP's Joey Fairchild. This is a bonus episode of the podcast.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include The Human League, ABC, Belinda Carlisle, Morr...

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There's a new "Dune" movie out there and - surprise - we love it. Listen to our official review of the new movie and watch it on HBO before it leaves the streaming service.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is open again for booking, and we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include The Human League, ABC, Belinda Carlisl...

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How do you turn a beloved '80s film masterpiece like "The Goonies" into a book for children? We find out from author Brooke Vitale. Plus, silliness, seggies and tears.

Find out more about Brooke's work here:
Twitter: @VitaleBrooke
Instagram: @Brooke.Vitale
Publishing company: chargemommybooks.com
Facebook: @brookevitalebooks
The website is brookevitale.com

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A lot of amazing albums turned 40 this year, but October featured two breakthrough albums by The Human League and Depeche Mode. We square off on "Dare" and "Speak & Spell."

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Gene Loves Jezebel's Michael Aston joins the podcast this week to talk about the band's history, his experience working with members of the Velvet Underground and his upcoming shows on The 80s Cruise for the 2022 voyage. Warning: the interview contains some adult language.

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October 12, 2021 58 min

We didn't "forget" these songs from 1986, but they don't get the love they deserve. This week's show includes tunes by A-Ha, Bruce Hornsby, Andy Taylor, Billy Joel, GTR and more.

Stuck in the '80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. The March 2022 voyage is sold out, but we'll still be there - along with all the original bands - for this amazing trip. Headliners include The Human League, ABC, 38 Special, Bel...

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