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Dude, Lunchables Makes Breakfast Versions Now

The label should say Peel Back Plastic, Hate Yourself Forever. Or, Peel Back Plastic, Smell Oddly Like Syrup For Rest of Day. Which is the worst feeling/smell/state of existing that there can possibly be. But before I knew all of … Continue reading ?

Podcast time: Loverboy's Mike Reno blasts Gene Simmons and how 'Almost Paradise' nearly killed the band

Loverboy frontman Mike Reno was the first-ever rock star I saw on stage as a kid. It was Oct. 22, 1981, and Loverboy was opening for Journey on their Escape tour. I'd love to remember what song they opened with, but I remember was the wall of sound that hit me in the face that evening in Lakeland, Florida. It's a story I …

Halloween comes early with Blue Oyster Cult's 'Joan Crawford'

I pondered if it was too early to talk about the spooky activities of October, but the witches and jack-o-lanterns are starting to pop up around the neighborhood, so let's get an early jump on Halloween with a week of "scary" Lost and Found videos starting with Blue Oyster Cult and Joan Crawford.

Never Found in the '80s: The Rain Parade

The Rain Parade was part of the '80s Paisley Underground, a mainly L.A. musical genre that drew influences from The Byrds and other '60s psychedelic artists. With swirling guitars, close vocal harmonies, and a mellow feel of psychedelia, The Rain Parade was among the best of that musical scene. However, they never achieved the charting …

We're full of L'Amour for Erasure

I just finished reading the excellent book Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and the Songs That Defined the 1980s by Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein and I have no doubt that over the next month or so, you see many New Wave artists featured on Lost and Found, so we'll start off with one of the biggest names …

Zombie Dance Party Cookie Kit

I waited weeks before I could finally buy and bake this Zombie Dance Party Cookie Kit by In the Mix (which apparently is a gourmet line of cooking kits from a company called Brand Castle). Despite having it sitting in our stockroom at Walgreens, it wasn’t listed in our system when I initially tried to buy it […]

'Real Genius' finally gets remake ... as TV sitcom

Would you be prepared if gravity reversed itself? How about if Hollywood decided to make a classic '80s comedy into a probably dull and predictable TV sitcom? Guess which one is going to happen first. Real Genius, the 1985 comedy that made Val Kilmer a star, is being rebooted as a TV series by Adam Sandler's production …

Here's how to win an autographed Spandau Ballet poster

Spandau Ballet fans, I have some good news and some GREAT news for you. A new documentary on the band, Soul Boys of the Western World, will screening in cinemas across the UK and Ireland with a live satellite premiere on Sept. 30 and will then go on general release on Oct. 3.And you can win an autographed copy of the …

When it comes to '80s classics, the words 'Baker Man' don't seem to fit

Earlier this year we covered Laid Back and their classic dance song "White Horse", so today let's put another tasty video in the Lost and Found oven with Bakerman.

Caramel Apple Twizzlers and Pumpkin Spice & Apple Crisp Wrigley’s Extra Gum

I came across a small pack of caramel apple Twizzlers last night. Dinosaur Dracula did a video review of them awhile back. Figuring these things probably aren’t all that great, there’s no way I would’ve bought a bag the size that Matt did but when you can pick up a small pack for 89 cents (or however […]

Crossing the line: Betty Crocker Maple Bacon Cookies & Frosting and candy corn-ing all the things

I was walking through Target’s Hallween aisles today and came across this: Look, I love bacon as much as anyone. The maple variety especially so. But have we gone too far? We already “pumpkin spice all the things”, do we need to “bacon all the things” as well? I don’t want bacon gum, I don’t want […]

Great Scott! It's a Flux Capacitor USB car charger

Whoa, Doc, this is heavy. A Flux Capacitor USB car charger? Yes, it's what makes charging two devices in your car at once possible! I'll never tire of toys based on Back to the Future.

How to pick up girls in the '80s ... a primer

One of the pleasures of listening to the SIT80s podcast is listening to the sad sack stories of the co-hosts and listeners reliving their teenage days of foiled dates. If only we could go back to 1983 and heed the advice of The Little Girls and How To Pick Up Girls.

Shatner could return as 'Old Kirk' in Star Trek 3

William Shatner might return as Capt. James T. Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek 3. That is, if Shater actually wants to return. According to, the first draft of the script for the third movie of the Trek reboots is …

Watch newest trailer for 'Annie' remake (it's actually good!)

Did anyone out there really see the 1982 version of Annie from start to finish? Oh, we know the songs. But the entire movie? Of course, you didn't. But I'm thinking the 2014 remake has a chance to be a little more memorable. Here's the latest trailer.

Before he started his wicked games, Chris Isaak was just Dancin'

With a classic handsome rugged face, coiffed hair and sensual singing voice, it's hard to believe that Chris Isaak would ever go unnoticed, but in 1986 his first single and video Dancin' ended up being a wallflower on the charts.

The Undying Monster [DVD Review]

The Undying Monster DVD Release: 2007, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Theatrical Release: 1942, 20th Century Fox Buy the DVD I first heard of this movie a year or two ago and put it on my Netflix list but never got around to watching it until recently. Based on the 1922 novel of the same name, The […]


The wife had mentioned something called Babypalooza, and we were going to it. Saturday. Don’t forget. So I promptly forgot until a few days later when the wife mentioned it again. Babypalooza. Saturday. Again, I didn’t really think much of … Continue reading ?

30 years later, 'All of Me' still trying to put Edwina 'backinbowl'

Eighties fans might not remember the Steve Martin-Lily Tomlin flick All Of Me as well as some larger comedy classics from that decade. But surely nobody has forgotten: "Put Edwina... backinbow!"

Forget Manic Mondays! Use this forgotten '80s tune as your anthem

It's another Monday and we have to start off on a positive note and how could you get more chipper than Altered Images and I Could Be Happy.

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