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‘Family Ties’ being adapted for stage play?!?

Alex P. Keaton … thespian Republican? According to, the ‘80s sitcom Family Ties is being adapted into a stage play with performances scheduled to begin next June.Lest you …

Nobody knows Lyle Lovett? Maybe not in the '80s

Ah Lyle Lovett. The man many remember as Julia Robert's first husband is a special musician that most of us missed in the '80s. With his second appearance on Lost and Found, let's correct Lyle Lovett's assertion that Nobody Knows Me...

How did we miss a band called Hawaiian Pups?

The '80s were notable for female singers turning the tables on male sexism as artists like Madonna sang about her boy toys. As we are prone to do, we dig deep on Lost and Found and find a boy toy gem from the group Hawaiian Pups called Young Boys.

Original E.T. artwork headed to auction block

E.T. fans, phone … well, I guess phone the action house because the original artwork that evolved into the movie house poster for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is up for sale.TMZ reports that the painting by artist …

A remake of 'Predator' is coming? Get to the chopper!

Another week, another Hollywood reboot. This time it’s our beloved Predator, the 1987 sci-fi classic that featured the all-star cast of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Jesse …

Hey, girlfriend! What happened to Irene Cara after '84?

The inside joke of Stuck in the '80s is the perceived lack of female fans, so today we dedicate today's Lost and Found song of Girlfriends by Irene Cara to the female SIT80's fans - all seven of you.

Guns N’ Roses reunion tour grosses $117 million

Remember how we all mocked the audacity of Guns N’ Roses to reunite and attempt a “Not In This Lifetime Tour?” Well, welcome to the jungle … we’re all gonna die. Well, not really die, but we felt dead inside upon reading that GNR grossed $116.8 million on the North American swing of their tour, …

Shame that the db's were on the QT in the '80s and beyond

I cannot tell a lie. The db's produced some of the best jangle pop in the '80s - no disrespect to R.E.M. Hopefully, the db's feel the same way and don't feel they are Living A Lie.

Truly a scandal this band wasn't bigger in the '80s

I would listen to Patty Smyth sing the phonebook, but lucky for you that we just present another one her lost hits with her band Scandal and Hands Tied.

Middle East politics in the '80s? No, that would be Madness

We wrap up our whirlwind trip of '80s city songs today with perhaps our most exotic destination - Cairo. While it would probably be easier to fly there, we are taking our travel trips from Madness and will take the Night Boat To Cai...

Where in the '80s world is Miki Gonzalez?

On our geographic trip this week, we grab our passports and head down to South America. No, not to Brazil and the Olympic city of Rio, but next door to Peru. Did Peruvians rock in the '80s? Yes, they did with Miki Gonzalez and Vamos A Tocache.

Ranking the Star Trek movies of the ‘80s

Star Trek is 50 (Fifty!) years old today?!? True enough, the first episode of the TV series aired on Sept. 8, 1966. You can argue all you want about the original series vs. The Next Generation and Kirk vs. Picard. The best Star Trek MOVIES were in the ‘80s. Here’s my completely unscientific but deeply held belief …

Greetings and salutations: ‘Heathers’ TV series gets okay for pilot

Heathers, the 1988 Winona Ryder-Christian Slater cult classic, could finally reach your TV screen soon. The Hollywood Reporter says the cable network TV Land has ordered a pilot for a potential series.Wait. …

We'd build a wall around the '80s if we could hear this song everyday

In today's hot button political world, the topic of building walls around the U.S.A. is a political nightmare that thankfully the Stuck in the '80s blog does not delve into. However in the '80s we were able to laugh at immigration issues with the help of Cheech & Chong and their lost hit Born In …

Before it was Trump's Atlantic City, it was Springsteen's Atlantic City

The Labor Day weekend provided many a chance to take one last trip for the summer. For those of us who stayed near home, we could only dream of boardwalks and beaches, so this week let's vicariously visit some faraway places with the help of '80s songs that name destination cities ripe for a visit starting with …

Remember that OTHER supergroup of the '80s?

When you think supergroups of the '80s, Asia is always one of the ones that is mentioned the most. John Wetton sang lead on all of Asia's big hits but Asia was not the only supergroup that Wetton played in during the '80s. You could say that Wetton's propensity for being in supergroups was quite the Phenomena …

Labor Day dedication to all the working girls and guys out there

Labor Day Weekend is just about here so today we salute the workers of America on Lost and Found. In the'80s, the English band The Members also showed their appreciation for the women who bring home coin with Working Girl.

Perfect song for this week's weather: 'Go Ahead and Rain'

A member of the songwriters Hall Of Fame, J.D. Souther has made it rain hits for other artists. Today we uncover a lost chestnut by Souther who tries to make his own rain with Go Ahead And Rain.

Islamic State buried thousands in 72 mass graves, Associated Press finds

HARDAN, Iraq — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.

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