All Blogs / Society & Culture / Age Groups / Gen X / Popular

Director Jonathan Demme gave us so much to love in the '80s

Jonathan Demme, who made his mark in the ‘80s as the director of Melvin and Howard, Swing Shift, Stop Making Sense, Married to the Mob and Something Wild, has died, according to media reports. He was 73.

Molly Ringwald sounds off on her ‘Pretty in Pink’ dress

There are two essential questions that ‘80s fans ponder: Who shot first - Han or Greedo? And was Andie’s dress in Pretty in Pink a jewel or a junker? Finally, actress Molly Ringwald has made her opinion known.

Scott Baio is kind of a jerk about Erin Moran's death (surprise!)

Let's face it: When it comes to "ambassadors of the '80s," Scott Baio is no longer one of them. Neither, probably, is Kirk Cameron, Bill Cosby, O.J. Simpson and Donald Trump. But Baio hit a new low this week when discussing the death of his former co-star Erin Moran, who passed away at age 56 over the weekend from complications of …

Bananarama to reunite original lineup after 29 years

How can this be a cruel summer when we get word of this? Bananarama has announced they will reunite as a trio and tour the UK this year, according to a report in the Sun.

Erin Moran of Happy Days, Joanie Loves Chachi dead at 56

More sad news for ‘80s Nation: Actress Erin Moran was found dead in Indiana this weekend. She was 56.

Review: Midnight Oil reunion show is one epic night of music

Our Australian '80s friends and listeners are among our most passionate. So it came as no surprise that our Sydney correspondent David Featherston was on hand to see the recent reunion of Midnight Oil. Here's his review.

Tracklist leaked for Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ reissue

Most die-hard Prince and ‘80s fans know that a reissue of Prince’s Purple Rain album is coming June 9. But the list of tunes to be included on the 3-disc set has been top secret. Until now.

‘No Way Out’ was a remake? Yep, here’s the scoop

When No Way Out hit theaters in 1987, I remembered being dazzled. Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman, Sean Young and Will Patton star in a thriller so complex and heart-thumping, it must be a creation of the brightest minds working in Hollywood in the ‘80s.

Teaser for Star Wars: The Last Jedi released: 'Breathe ... just breathe'

The very first teaser/trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi was finally released today at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando. Much like the first trailer for 2015's The Force Awakens, it's definitely on the thin side.

'80 icon J. Geils found dead in home at age 71

The '80s generation has lost another hero: The guitarist known as J. Geils has been found dead in his Massachusetts home at age 71, according to media reports.

Review: Def Leppard, Poison, Tesla rock the '80s in Montreal show

Hey, Poison and Def Leppard fans: Looks like your boys blew the roof off the place in Canada over the weekend. Who knew that hair metal played so strong north of the border? Our Stuck in the '80s Montreal correspondent Peter Ryan posted this review.

Thinking of going on The 80s Cruise in 2018? Here's our discount code

"So you wanna work at All-American Burger?" Wait, wrong line, wrong movie. Anyway, so you wanna go on The 80s Cruise? Of course you do. It's the most immersive, totally awesome trip back through time to a kinder, most gentle decade. Well, now you can book the 2018 cruise and save some …

Biff vs. Hans: Who's the top movie villain of the '80s? Vote now

Our annual National Eighties Tournament is almost over. We're done to the final matchup to determine who was the biggest and baddest movie villain of the '80s. The fans of Stuck in the '80s narrowed down the field of 32 villains to just two:

Six Classic Cartoons from the 1980s That You Can Watch Right Now on Netflix

I remember it well… The days of the early 2000s when all I could do was hope that one of the cartoons from my childhood might get a DVD release. Many of them did (and usually in the form of a very expensive box set). Those days are over now though. We’re living in digital world now and […]

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC