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Never Found in the 80s - Black Flag

One of the first and most influential American hardcore punk bands, Black Flag was a champion of punk's do-it-yourself ethic. They had their own label (SST Records) and they followed their own ideas on the kind of music they wanted to make, sometimes to the chagrin of their own fans.

If you're not putting The Band back together, this Robbie Robertson hit is the next best thing

Is the world coming to an end? For many in the ‘80s, the escalation of the nuclear arms race sure felt that way. Today, do we feel any safer or are we heading for a Showdown At Big Sky?

How could we have forgotten Gettysburg ... the song?!?

As our county nears its birthday celebration, Civil War flags have been a hot topic of conversation. While it's been 152 years to the day since the Battle of Gettysburg, it still seems the tensions of the Civil War still simmer as we recall The Brandos and their forgotten song Gettysburg.

It’s not too early for Halloween candy is it? 3 Musketeers MuskeFEARS fun-size candy!

In what may sound like heaven to some (such as myself) or a nightmare to others, when you work in the world of retail, you get see and access most holiday items way before the customer does and long before the holiday arrives. I’m fine with this and I’m always on the lookout for two […]

Comic Block – June 2015 Review

I was really pleased with last month’s initial Comic Block. It’s not as extravagant or junk-filled (I mean “junk-filled” in a nice way) as other mystery boxes such as Nerd Block, but it’s a fun, fairly inexpensive treat for a comic fan to look forward to every month. Apparently they won’t be doing anything special […]

Ready for the Fourth? Top 5 patriotic and summer movies of the '80s

Sometime this Fourth of July holiday weekend, you're doing to need some down time. Picnics, beaches, fireworks -- it's just too much. So start planning ahead for couch time with suitable movies for the occasion. Here are our top 5 favorite movies for a patriotic holiday and top 5 favorite movies for the summer in general. Oh, and of course, …

Never Found in the 80s - Lime Spiders

We have a lot of things to be fond of from the 80s, but mullets are not among them. And there are some classic 80s mullets to be found on this band from Sydney, Australia. Lime Spiders are a sort of punk, sort of retro 60s garage band with a strong element of psychedelia thrown in.

Motorhead announces U.S. tour dates for 40th anniversary

Motörhead is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a U.S. tour beginning in August (including one date in Florida). The tour promotes the band's 22nd album, Bad Magic, due out Aug. 28, reports Pollstar.com. Eighties fans probably …

50 Days of Summer: Guest Post

Today I’m posting a very special kind of post. I’m posting a guest post. Except the guest doesn’t even know I’m posting it. But his or her comment deserves to be read by the entire world. Or all forty of … Continue reading ?

No 'Back to the Future' remakes, director swears over his dead body. That's heavy!

Remakes? Where we're going, we don't need remakes. Back to the Future fans can take a deep breath. Your mother doesn't have the hots for you. There's no problem with the Earth's gravitational pull in the future. Chuck Berry never had a cousin named Marvin. Darth Vader isn't from the Planet Vulcan. And there will be NO REMAKE …

George Hrab covers Yes' 90125 album

Perhaps you've heard of him. His name is George Hrab. His friends and fans call him Geo.

A British patriotic anthem so nice, we say the band's name twice

"Well it ain't written in the papers, but it's written on the walls. The way this country is divided to fall."

Top Gun 2? Hollywood hasn't lost that lovin' feeling for Tom Cruise comeback

Great balls of fire, there's going to be another Top Gun movie! Oh sure, you've read that rumor before (probably here), but now two movie execs have gone on the record about reviving a project that has …

30 years later, was St. Elmo's Fire a bright light or just an illusion?

Thirty years ago, the phenomenon of St. Elmo's Fire was thrust upon the '80s generation. And three decades later, we're all still trying to decide what to make of it. The movie, starring a gang of actors that would become known as The Brat Pack, followed a gang of friends as they ascend (or descend) into their professional …

History lesson from the '80s: Lenny Kravitz and 'Mr. Cab Driver'

Well, last week was just another ho-hum week where nothing happened in the news and on social media. Don't worry, here at Lost and Found we are not pushing the envelope. However, some hot button issues like racism have been around for ages, including the ‘80s as we learn from Mr. Lenny Kravitz and Mr. Cab …

New podcast: Our favorite Lost & Found moments

It's very rare that we get a chance anymore to do podcasts where at least two of the co-hosts are in the same room together. But we got lucky on Memorial Day weekend when Lost & Found columnist Kevin Wuench came to Orlando for a family vacation. (I guess Orlando is a vacation hot spot? Who knew...) Here's the show we did: a tribute to …

'Earth Girls' bombed, but the movie and this song will always be a favorite

In today's political correct era, can we make fun of anybody anymore? Back in the ‘80s, blonde jokes were still all the rage and if you don't get too offended let's have a laugh at our fair-haired sisters with the help of Julie Brown and ‘Cause I'm A Blond.

Comedy week ends with ... Joe Walsh, of course

All the songs we have played in our week of humor have been comedians playing music, but let's flip roles today and close out the week with the a serious rock-n-roller that might be even funnier than professional comedians - Joe Walsh and his video for I Can Play That Rock N Roll.

Caddyshack vs. Tiger Woods: Still an amazing commercial

Two things I never tire of: Caddyshack and commercial parodies. Here's Tiger Woods in his long-ago commercial for American Express.

'Earth Girls' tanked but it gave us this memorable tune

In today's political correct era, can we make fun of anybody anymore? Back in the ‘80s, blonde jokes were still all the rage and if you don't get too offended let's have a laugh at our fair-haired sisters with the help of Julie Brown and ‘Cause I'm A Blond.

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