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Watch the 'modern' trailer for '80s sci-fi classic 'The Last Starfighter'

It's been 30 years since '80s fans first declared allegiance to the Star League in order to protect the Frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan armada. But a "modern" trailer has been released anyway on for 1984's The Last Starfighter. And it's AMAZE-BALLS!

Can you name Don Henley's first solo hit? Don't air the 'Dirty Laundry'

I'll be the first to admit that even as a parent, I don't understand the details of education programs like Common Core and No Child Left Behind, but if you can read this blog post, then apparently you did something right in school and have proven Don Henley wrong that Johnny Can't Read.

Oscar-winning director Mike Nichols dies at age 83

Mike Nichols, the legendary director who first dazzled an earlier generation with 1967's The Graduate, has passed away at age 83, reports. The cause of death hasn't been released. The news was announced Thursday morning...

Does Joe Walsh still like 'Space Age Whiz Kids?'

As Eagles Week continues, let us ‘80s video whiz kids wish a Happy 67th birthday today to Pinball Wizard era Joe Walsh.

Journey, Steve Miller Band headed to Florida and Carnival cruise ships in March 2015

It's crazy how much Journey is touring these days. But with no new album seemingly coming anytime soon, Neal Schon and the boys don't seem to mind the highway run into the midnight sun. The group, which has been touring with the Steve Miller Band, has …

Another Eagle scores a solo hit in the '80s with 'Playin' It Cool'

With their classic Hotel California, The Eagles were considered the ultimate California band, but the only actual member to grow up in California was bassist Timothy B. Schmit who always plays it California cool.

Ready to join us on The '80s Cruise? Here are the official details

Eighties fans, you've been waiting patiently for more news on The '80s Cruise. Today, the cruise was officially announced on SiriusXM's Big '80s on 8 by former MTV veejay Alan Hunter. Here's the official press release on the trip. Stuck in the '80s will be on board as well. If you'd like to join us, …

Video: Bono, Midge Ure are real stars in Band Aid 30 video remake

The remake of Do They Know It's Christmas was released this morning after a marathon weekend recording and producing session in London, and it's pretty good. I guarantee '80s fans will get chills when they see and hear U2's Bono reprise his famous line from the 1984 version -- only with a smart tweak of the lyrics. And there's a …

Eagles Week on Stuck in the '80s kicks off with solo hit 'Deep Inside My Heart'

The Eagles may have broken up in 1981, but that only kick-started the solo careers for the members of one of the most acclaimed Americans rock bands and giving us cause to celebrate Eagles Week on Lost and Found.

Video: Only Weird Al can save the future of Radio Shack

I'll make you a promise: I'll shop at Radio Shack for all my holiday gifts and batteries if Weird Al keeps doing their commercials for them.

Bob Dylan a hit-maker in the '80s? No, but he got this song close

Like a lot of other SIT80's Nation, I grew up hearing the accolades of Bob Dylan, but never really understanding the appeal of the man with the squeaky, conversational and distinctive voice. However, one Dylan song I can get behind is his highest charting single of the ‘80s: Sweetheart Like You.

Christmaspalooza Blowout Extravaganza Holiday Explosion

I don’t even know what that title means, but I am going to make it happen. I decided it. I’ve been so blah lately. For instance, we’ve been re-doing our house. I think the adult-ness of it all is suffocating … Continue reading ?

See the ZZ Top video look made famous by ... an Eagle?!?

In 1975, The Eagles were progressing from a country-rock band to a more electric guitar sound and picked up Don Felder to join the flock of eagles. While The Eagles rocked, it wasn't until he went solo in the ‘80s that Felder traded up from Witchy Woman to Bad Girls.

Funniest Star Wars video ever: Princess Leia walking in NYC

Ten hours of a woman walking in NYC? I can forgive that hoopla for ever going viral now that I've seen "10 Hours of Princess Leia Walking in NYC." Best editing job... ever.

Thursday lost and found: The Long Ryders' 'I Want You Bad'

If you have a good song, how do you make it better? If you are The Long Ryders you add a little backing vocal by The Bangles and ta-da - you have a Paisley Underground classic with I Want You Bad.

Target’s Market Pantry Peppermint Neapolitan Ice Cream

I LOVE peppermint ice cream. There’s a couple of variations of it. I’ve seen peppermint bark ice cream, white peppermint ice cream, green peppermint ice cream, pink peppermint ice cream, candy cane ice cream, etc. And they all usually have some crushed up peppermint candy canes thrown in for good measure. A few days ago, I […]

Must-see: 'All American High Revisited' plays NYC on Nov. 16

Remember the tale of the movie All American High Revisited? Sure you do, we toild you in Episode 322 of the podcast. The documentary follows the school year of the Class of 1984 in a Calfornia high school and then revisits the main characters 30 years …

Celebrate two years of 'Lost and Found' with this forgotten Concrete Blonde tune

Ah, the celebrity birthday list has a good roll call today. Some of the biggest names in Hollywood were born today in the ‘80s such as Ryan Gosling (‘81) and Anne Hathaway (‘83). Some Nov. 12 birthdays also include celebrities who actually had some of their greatest moments in the ‘80s such as Al "Do You Believe in …

Podcast: Three more great albums from 1984

A lot of '80s music fans would say the decade's music was at its best in 1984. And it's hard to argue with that. So many fantastic records with incredible staying power were released that year. Prince's Purple Rain. U2's Unforgettable Fire. Bruce's Born in the USA. In this week's episode of Stuck in the '80s, we discuss …

Wednesday Week on Tuesday? Only in the '80s

Let me get this straight, but this Tuesday we are playing Wednesday Week. Why? Because of Why. So why Wednesday on Tuesday again? Because - Why.

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