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Watch (or don't watch): Cast of Glee performs Devo's Whip It

Nobody watches Glee anymore, and Devo is probably very happy about that, because watching the cast of the show perform Devo's Whip It... it's just... too... painful.

Never Found in the '80s: The Waterboys

Largely a vehicle for the music written by Mike Scott, the only permanent member of the band, The Waterboys had an extensive line-up of musicians, over the years, mainly from the British Isles. In fact, Wikipedia lists more the 75 musicians have been part of the band at one time or another.

May the lights never go out for Naked Eyes and Pete Byrne

When Steve and Brad room together on "The 80's Cruise" what will happen when the lights go out? Only Naked Eyes knows.

Drinks Weird Sodas

It’s Friday. It’s 3pm. Stop working, sit back, and read about me trying not to barf. This is the BEST kind of post for an afternoon like this, and you know it. So a few weeks ago, my friend gave … Continue reading ?

Steve Perry shares his thoughts with fans on his 66th birthday

You know why so many people love Steve Perry? Because he's not afraid to wear his emotions on his sleeve, articulate any fears he's struggling with and just be honest with the fans who have followed him for decades. As is his tradition, Steve posted a message to fans on his …

Thursday lost and found: Espionage and 'The Sound of Breaking Hearts'

If a lost '80s songs falls in the forest, does it make the sound of a breaking heart?

When 'Twin Peaks' returns in 2016, will its theme song return to charts too?

A popular entertainment story last week was the announcement of the return of Laura Palmer and Twin Peaks to television in 2016, but while there is no debate the show is from the ‘90s, did you know the theme song Falling was totally ‘80s?

Must-have for Star Wars fans: AT-AT Walker lawn ornament

Star Wars lawn ornaments. They're not just for Hoth anymore. Though this Imperial AT-AT Walker would look more at home on a snowy lawn. And it can be yours for just $39.99 from

Is this Gleaming Spies forgotten hit the greatest teen sex anthem of the '80s?

Are you ready for another great lost song of the eighties? Grab your apron, sit back and enjoy the weirdness of Gleaming Spies and their classic Are You Ready For The Sex Girls.

Lost and found: The Fall channel the Kinks with 'Victoria'

Another week and we still can't stop with the cover songs in the ‘80s, so let's keep it fresh and get Kink-y with a remake of Victoria by The Fall.

Have a dream about that guy from Supertramp? Here's why

Many lead singers of famous bands have gone on to even greater solo success in the ‘80s like Phil Collins and Peter Gabriel of Genesis - some only have one hit like Rodger Hodgson and Had A Dream.

Can you name the THIRD biggest hit for Men Without Hats? Here it is

You can watch this video if you want to, you can leave it all behind, but if your friends want to watch a Men Without Hats video besides Safety Dance, I would recommend Moonbeam.

'Escape From New York' up next for Hollywood butchering (err, I mean remake)

"Snake Plissken... I thought you were dead." Actually, the last we saw of Snake, he had just managed to send the entire planet back to the Stone Age in Escape from L.A. Hollywood would have been smart to leave the remake business in the same age, but instead …

He didn't like Mondays, but Bob Geldof loved snakes

Does the sight of snakes frighten you? If you are like Indiana Jones you would have to ask Bob Geldof, "Why Snakes?" when you watch the lost video for Up All Night.

Life Confessions: One Time I Bought My Dog a Coat

One time I bought my dog a coat. She is not the kind of the dog that needs to wear a coat. She is not a floofy thing. She is not a rat thing. She is not a dust ruffle … Continue reading ?

New podcast: Best albums of 1985, part 1

Every year on Stuck in the '80s, we try to honor as many albums as we can from 30 years ago. With January here, we've moved on to the best albums of 1985. Granted, this is based only on our personal opinion. But we hope we give you a few facts you didn't know before. This episode features Simple Minds' Once Upon a Time and …

Gag me with the Spoons? Only in Canada

Do you want more proof that Canada was awesome in the ‘80s or do we have to shove it down your throat with Spoons?

Oh My God, the Browser MS-DOS Games. My Own List.

Last week, the Internet Archive put up over 2,000 MS-DOS games you can play in your browser. It feels like I’ve found the thing that’s been missing in my life. I’ve found some significant, formative piece of myself that I … Continue reading ?

Nothing to smile about in this truly odd Golden Earring video

Golden Earring has two iconic songs in rock radio history with 1974's Rader Love and 1983's Twilight Zone, but forgotten on the dial is When The Lady Smiles and its bold video.

Taylor Negron, the best 'everyman' in '80s movies, dies at age 57

Taylor Negron made us laugh just by walking through a door with a pizza. Or walking down the street while dropping letters along the way. Or by translating the Spanish edition of The Joy of Sex. Those three roles -- from Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Better Off Dead and Easy Money -- were just small examples of why …

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