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5 things you probably didn’t know about the TV series CHiPs

Is there anything you expected less that “CHiPs: The Movie?” (Well, maybe “Heathers: The Musical.”) CHiPs was a family-friendly police drama that ran six seasons from 1977 to 1983. It starred two - well, they weren’t entirely unknown actors - as California Highway Patrol officers keeping the paved …

Rob Lowe returns to TV … to chase unsolved mysteries?

After a white-hot career in the movies during the ‘80s - yes, even Youngblood - Rob Lowe has been more than paying the monthly gas bill with amazing TV performances for the last few decades. The West Wing, Dr. …

Play the Game: Brian May announces Queen Monopoly

We haven’t played Monopoly in years, but that might have to change soon. Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed there’s a new Queen Monopoly game in the works. The board game should be available in May.

‘80s TV drama next project for Ryan Murphy

Think the ‘80s nostalgia movement is nearing its end. Not even close, bud. Deadline.com reports that Ryan Murphy (Glee, Nip/Tuck) will soon be producing a drama for FX that is set in our favorite decade.

Adam Ant’s ‘Anthems: The Singles Tour’ to start in Florida

Maybe Adam Ant is considering buying a home in Florida? (He did recently live anonymously in rural Tennessee.) His newly announced “Anthems: The Singles Tour” begins with four stops in Florida (including a Sept. 8 date at …

Time to vote in Round 2 of March Movie Villain Madness

Even in the '80s, we loved brackets. And so it's time to vote for Round 2 in our ongoing National Eighties Tournament. The topic this year: The best movie villain of the '80s. We've tabulated the results of Round 1 and so get ready to vote again in Round 2.

New podcast: Underrated movies from March 1987

Hollywood doesn't normally release its best work in the month of March. But 1987 could have been an exception. Raising Arizona and Lethal Weapon both debuted that month 30 years ago. But so did some other unremembered gems.

The story behind Marvin Berry, his late cousin Chuck and 'Back to the Future'

Give Back to the Future all the credit in the world. When the world heard on Saturday night that the great Chuck Berry had passed away at age 90, all the messages from '80s fans on Facebook read: "Marvin Berry's cousin just …

Who wants this awesome '80s cassette coffee table?

I confess: I fell in love with this coffee table the moment I first saw it. This mix-tape replica is called a "Tayble" and it's real and yes, you can buy one.

Eddie Murphy working on Coming to America sequel?

Eddie Murphy could be penning a sequel to 1988’s Coming to America. That’s a great idea, in the sense that Coming to America remains one of his under-appreciated gems. It’s a very very bad idea, in that Murphy and Hollywood (individually and together) don’t have the best record when it comes to …

30 years ago, this move changed our minds about blind dates

Back in 1987, Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger and John Larroquette were just beginning their hikes into stardom.

The Eagles reunite for festivals with Fleetwood Mac, Journey

The Eagles crowed about never performing again after the death of Glenn Frey, but they’ve changed their minds already. The Eagles will join Fleetwood Mac, Journey, …

Depeche Mode really hates Richard Spencer

Not that Richard Spencer, the white nationalist leader who finds himself being punched out on camera these days, needs any more enemies, but he has them now in the form of Depeche Mode.

The Who announces stint at Vegas’ Caesars Palace

All that talk of hoping to die before we get old? Well, The Who have different ideas these days. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have just announced they’ll do a residency at The …

I can’t go for that: New John Oates memoir full of shockers

What’s more bizarre: That John Oates (of Hall & Oates, of course) once had just $50 to his name in the late ‘80s? Or that he was friends with gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson?

There can be only one: Vote for best movie villain of the '80s

When it comes to picking the best movie villain of the '80s, I'm not saying I have a "favorite" per se, but I'll take Highlander's "The Kurgan" over your Darth Vader, Terminator or Mama Fratelli anyday.

Rush’s Geddy Lee to induct Yes at rock hall … but not perform

So here’s a weird story. Rush bassist Geddy Lee will be the “inductor” for the prog-rock band Yes for the Rock Hall of Fame. But plans for Geddy to perform with the band (in the place of the late Chris Squire) have apparently been scrapped. Who’s the owner of a lonely heart now?

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