When I was lucky enough to be a guest on the Stuck in the '80s podcast in 2014, I sang the praises of dissed artists of the '80s like Billy Squier. With a solid catalog of albums, how often can one listen to Billy's '80s songs? The answer is All Night Long.
Now that the new car smell of Star Wars: The Force Awakens has worn off, Nerd Nation needs a new obsession to keep us warm this winter. How about a big-screen remake of Battlestar Galactica? RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
When we covered novelty songs in the '80s last year, how could we not include Fish Heads by Barnes and Barnes. How would you feel about another song by the zany duo? Will you pass or Soak It Up?
Fitness guru Bob Merz says get up from that couch and get moving!
Do you remember One Crazy Summer? While we at ‘80s Nation absolutely adore director Savage Steve Holland, one summer was enough. But appears that One Epic Fall is in the …
There wasn't a girl who grew up in the '80s who didn't have a mad crush on Rick Springfield. When the hits stopped coming at the end of the decade, would our love continue or would the romance end on the Honeymoon in Beirut?
Cold February days leave many of us who are not going on an '80s Cruise wishing for poolside weather; so for those left behind, let's transport ourselves to warmer days with the help of Dire Straits and go Twisting By The Pool.
Doreen Frick, living in small town Nebraska, has discovered the thrill of writing.
“Everybody needs a little time away,” a wise man once said. Actually, that was Peter Cetera, and he should know. He and the band he once fronted - Chicago - have had plenty of time away. But apparently not enough time, because the planned reunion at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is officially off.The rock …
The Eighties might be known for a lot of great movies in a variety of genres (teen flicks, movies promoting needless frontal nudity, aquatic space aliens, etc), but among those, nobody really thinks any good hockey movies were made in the ‘80s. And they’d be wrong. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Youngblood, …
In 1983, Quiet Riot changed the landscape of popular music when its album Metal Health sparked a resurgence of hard rock on the radio and the charts. While three years doesn't sound like a long time, by time 1986 rolled around, radio had unfriended the band despite being The Wild and The Young.
Forrest Brakeman asks, "Do you even have a clue how to roll with the younger generations?"
I’m back again after a long blogging layoff. It’s not that I didn’t have anything to write about. I was just concentrating on life as it happened, pushing the reflection and writing to the back burner. Now I seem to have a little breathing room. Show More Summary
The Cure will be heading for the U.S. in 2016 for a summer tour and questions abound. Will Robert Smith's makeup hold up in the heat? Will they come close to a city near you? Even if you are some distance away, never fear, as The Cure are always close - well, Close To Me.
The 30th anniversary of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is nearly upon up, and so it’s only right that we all plan to attend the definitive event marking the NINE TIMES our favorite Shermer High student skipped school: Ferris Fest!The event takes play May …
Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla fans were bummed out when the trio of legacy acts canceled the remaining dates of their joint tour last week, including a Jan. 30 date in Orlando. The given reason at the time? The dreaded “due to illness” dagger.Now, however, we know the rest of the details. Turns out that Def …
How many more Tom Cochrane and Red Rider videos will be highlight on Lost and Found? As many as it takes to show some love for the Canadian rockers as we Can't Turn Back now.
Each August 1st, we remember the launch of MTV and over the years more information and stories emerge about the videos that appeared that historical day in 1981. With the help of the internet, you don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out what songs were played on Aug. 1st, 1981, but you do have to have a …
Bob Brody has been recalling his childhood and kids he offended.
I dyed my hair electric blue for the second time in life. The first time I did it I was 19, and this time I am 35. The first time I did it to be different, or maybe I did … Continue reading ?