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‘Dynasty’ remake coming to The CW

We’re running out of ways to catalog the catastrophic shortage of creativity in Hollywood these days, so let’s just get to the news: The CW is working on a reboot of the ‘80s TV drama Dynasty. (Cue the iconic theme music.)

Bon Jovi is halfway there, singing 'Livin' on a Prayer' at wedding

With all due respect to his Direct TV commercials, if Jon Bon Jovi really had the "power to turn back time," he'd probably RSVP "no" to a recent wedding in Miami. Sorry, Jon, but did you really think you'd avoid being called on stage to sing with the wedding …

Stuck in the '70s: This TV show theme song is in the air and everywhere

Being stuck in the ‘80s sometimes means a few childhood memories are actually stuck in the ‘70s, especially when it comes to TV shows. One of the theme songs that constantly invades my brain space is this one, from The Bugaloos.I could have …

Eighties movies coming and going on Netflix in September 2015

At my ripe old age of 48, my social life consists in equal parts between watching old MTV videos on Youtube and binge-watching old favorites on Netflix. (After three years, I've finally managed to kick my addiction to West Wing. I should be getting my three-month …

'Back to the Future' cast reunites; film returns to theaters Oct. 21

Great Scott! Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Michael J. Fox look as good today as they did 30 years ago. The three actors reunited over the weekend at the London Film and Comic Con, answering questions from fans on Back to the Future's 30th …

Dennis DeYoung brings Styx hits back to Tampa Bay with symphony

Former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung is coming back to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall? Well, domo (Domo!) Dennis will perform the music of Styx with his own band and a rock symphony. …

'Can't Buy Me Love' and other '80s classics coming to Netflix in July

Can't Buy Me Love is easily one of the most underrated teen movies of the '80s, even though it disgracefully borrows its name from a song. (Cardinal sin!) If you're a fan of the Patrick Dempsey flick -- and the African Anteater Ritual -- then get ready. Netflix will …

Pardon me. Have you seen the banned Grey Poupon commercial?

We all remember the '80s commercials for Grey Poupon and the tagline, "Pardon me. Would you have any Grey Poupon?" This new commercial, which is reportedly banned, ups …

Molly Ringwald joins cast of 'Jem and the Holograms' movie

Forget the whole trick about putting on her lipstick just using her breasts. This is Molly Ringwald's ultimate move. Our '80s hero has joined the cast of the live-action Jem and the Holograms movie, WATCH NOWLipstick Scene

Thank the maker! A Jawa sandcrawler built from Legos

Legos and Star Wars have teamed together to bring you (John Williams, play an overture for us here): The Star Wars Jawa Sandcrawler Set.

Melissa Manchester should hear how we still talk about her

Of all the over-the-top segments that occurred on Solid Gold, perhaps none was more cringe-worthy than the puppet act of Wayland and Madame. Either a sassy old dame or an old drag queen, Madame interacted with the hosts and performers via very bad double entendres …

Bruce Dern scared the hell ouf of the '80s generation

As a child in the '70s -- before discovering the true greatness of the '80s, I was probably frightened most by three things: the introduction to Space:1999, the Bigfoot episode of Six …

Han Solo's blaster from 'Star Wars' up for auction!!!

Han Solo's blaster from Star Wars is up for sale? The same one he shot Greedo with?!? O.M.G. Can't breathe. It's as if a million nerds raced toward an online …

Can the 'Endless Love' remake be worse than the '80s original?

They're remaking Endless Love?!? Hollywood. Seriously. What gives? Is there a writer's strike we hadn't heard about? The 1981 film, which nobody claims to have seen (and yet we all know the words to the theme song by heart) featured Brooke Shields and …

You can't say no to this forgotten '80s duet from Carlene Carter and Robert Ellis Orrall

Yesterday we featured Nick Lowe and referenced his "Cruel To Be Kind" video that reenacted the 1979 marriage between Lowe and Carlene Carter.

Lost and found: Nick Lowe 'I Knew The Bride (When She Used To Rock N Roll)'

The career of Nick Lowe is impossible to recap in a matter of a few paragraphs, but it is worth noting that Lowe was one of the artists to appear on the first hour of MTV back in 1981. The video MTV featured was …

Never Found in the '80s – 'Urgh! A Music War' Week

It was in the summer of 1985 when my friend John and I took our seats (folding chairs) at a local art gallery to take in the concert movie Urgh! A Music War. Released in 1982, Urgh! featured several acts from the alternative, New Wave, punk music scene of the late …

Lost and found: Juice Newton's 'Can't Wait All Night'

Between the short period of 1981 to 1983, Juice Newton ruled the charts collecting seven Top 40 hits, including four Top 10 appearance and two gold singles with Angel of the Morning and Qu …

Ranking the Star Trek movies: Top to bottom

Did you catch Star Trek: Into the Woods, or whatever it's called, over the weekend? Sadly, I missed it. I was unpacking boxloads of Tribbles as I moved from Orlando to the nearby …

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