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Retro-review: Deborah Foreman and 'April Fool's Day'

THE BASICS: April Fool's Day, released just time on March 27, 1986, starred Deborah Foreman as a college student who hosts her friends from school at her island mansion for spring break. Directed by Fred Walton (When a Stranger Calls), the film was a dark comedy/horror film. THE PLOT: A series of …

On this day in particular, 'Mind Your Eyes' while reading content online

Hopefully you faithfully read the Stuck in the '80s blog and Facebook pages and while we acknowledge there are other websites and sources out there for your ‘80s music/movies and culture fix, forgive us if we invoke Lolita Pop and remind you to Mind Your Eyes.

I Took My Kid to See the Easter Bunny.

I took my kid to see the Easter Bunny. By which I mean I was conned out of thirty bucks by a slick, manipulative hustle, smoothly operated by blank-faced teenagers. SCENE: The Mall. 5:48 PM. Like kids getting ready for … Continue reading ?

Here's why Gary Numan isn't a one-hit wonder

Is Gary Numan a one-hit wonder? It's a debate that has been covered on SIT80's podcasts before, so if you think Numan is a O-H-W (does this acronym exist?), then maybe we can change your mind with Change Your Mind.

Rolling Stones announce 15-city stadium tour for North America

The Rolling Stones have announced a 15-city stadium-only tour for North America. The only Florida stop will be June 12 at Orlando's Citrus Bowl.

Whitesnake adds to 2015 North American tour dates

Whitesnake has added a slew of dates to their 2015 North American Tour, including five stops in Florida (one at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on Aug. 6.) David Coverdale and …

Men Without Hats announces tour dates

Men Without Hats has announced a few tour dates for 2015. It's an odd collection of stops: one in Orlando and the rest in New York. Hey, I'm in Orlando. I'll take it! MEN WITHOUT HATS 2015 TOUR DATES

That's no moon. It's a droid purse.

Star Wars purses? I'm a sucker for any item conceived a long time ago in a galaxy far far away, but Star Wars purses? I'll say this much: Find the woman who wants to buy these, and I want to date her.

What do Joe Piscopo, Michael J. Fox and Jamie Gertz have in common?

Last week we featured some fun cameos for Frank Zappa's son, Dweezil Zappa, in the video for Let's Talk About It. If you want another famous rocker son video with cameos, just stick around as today we feature another pleaser that profiles the rock and roll icon John Lennon and his son Julian.

Modern trailer for 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is timeless

Monty Python and the Holy Grail isn't an '80s flick -- released in 1975, it missed our decade by a full five years -- but do you honestly know any '80s addict who can't quote it line for line? Send those fans this item them: a modern trailer for Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Yes, Ted Nugent was weird in the '80s too

Yesterday we featured the animal rights song “Bears” on Lost and Found, so to give equal time, today we feature the man whose motto is “Bag ‘em and tag ‘em” - Ted Nugent and “Little Miss Dangerous.”

Hand to god, I don't remember this song by the band Zebra

In today’s world of PETA and animal activism, we would be remiss if we didn’t remember that the ‘80s tried to look out for critters too, including zebras and bears, sometimes both at the same time.

Spielberg set to direct '80s sci-fi fantasy 'Ready Player One'

Are you ready for a match made in '80s geek heaven? Steven Spielberg is set to direct Ready Player One, a movie based on the book by Ernest Cline that marries sci-fi and nostalgia in ways that even Marty McFly couldn't achieve in a flying DeLorean. RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Boy George, Culture Club announce North American tour dates

It's been a busy day for tour announcements. Boy George and Culture Club are the latest with a summer tour that includes three stops in Florida, including a Aug. 15 show at Madeira Beach Waterfront Park. I hope Boy George's makeup can handle the heat. The tour …

Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante TV Commercial 1985

It’s funny how I can’t recall what I wore to work two days ago, yet 20 or 30 years later, a tagline or jingle can magically hit me. Word for word, and sometimes even including visuals. It all just comes back. Does that ever happen to you? Here’s an example. Show More Summary

Tears for Fears announces dates for mini-tour of U.S.

If you're a huge fan of Tears for Fears, let's hope you have a huge travel ambition to match. Our buddies Roland and Curt have announced a tour of the U.S. The bad news? So far, it's just three dates in the midwest.

a-ha comes out of hiding for new album, world tour

a-ha is reuniting... albeit for one new studio album and world tour only, the band announced this week. The new album, Cast In Steel, will be a-ha's 10th studio album and the first since 2009's Foot of the Mountain. Cast In Steel will be released on Sept. 4, three weeks before a-ha is set to play the Rock in Rio …

Van Halen's 2015 tour includes Jimmy Kimmel appearance, Tampa stop

If you've been waiting for the perfect Van Halen tour to catch, this could be the one. Van Halen announced Tuesday that it would tour North America beginning July 5 in Seattle and ending Oct. 2 in Hollywood. The tour appears to be in support of the band's new live album, Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, which is set for release on …

Name the Uriah Heep hit song from the '80s

More Dino Rock in the ‘80s? You bet ya, as unearthing lost Dino Rock, like Uriah Heep, is the way that it is on Lost and Found.In the early ‘70s, there were four clear leaders at the English hard rock movement: Led Zepplin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Uriah Heep. While most know many songs by the first three …

Star Wars Darth Vader Toaster? The circle is now complete

Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good toaster at your side, kid. This Darth Vader Star Wars toaster is strong with the force. And yet our sad devotion to breakfast has not helped us conjure up the stolen strawberry jam, or given us enough clairvoyance to find the rebels' hidden container of margarine.

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