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Episode 463: 30th Anniversary of the movie Big

BIG, Robert Loggia, Tom Hanks, 1988. TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century Fox Film Corp. All rights reserved. Courtesy: Everett Collection.

It’s been 30 years since Tom Hanks first made a wish to make it “Big.” We honor the anniversary of his 1988 film with clips, trivia and more.

Also this week, full seggies including Listener Mailbag, Mystery Movie Moment and Name that ’80s Tune.

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Episode 462: A Summer Reading List for ’80s Fans

Summer time in the ’80s meant one thing: Beaches, booze and … books?!? Yes, for the first time ever, Stuck in the ’80s has compiled a Summer Reading List. It’s full of books set in or about the ’80s. Plus, we have our listener picks for great books as well.

Listen to the show to find out why we like them. But we also promised people we’d list them here as well. So here you go:

Opening music: “Read a Book” by Falco

Bonus song: “Everyday I Write the Book” by Elvis Costello

Gayle’s book blog: Everyday I Write the Book Blog

Gayle’s pick: “Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists And Songs That Defined The 80s” by Lori Majewski and Jonathan Bernstein

Steve’s pick: “World in My Eyes” by Richard Blade

Jen’s pick: “Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies (and Why We Don’t Learn Them from Movies Anymore)” by Hadley Freeman

Brad’s pick: “The Speed of Sound – Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology” by Thomas Dolby

This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise, and HelloFresh. Listen to the show for special offers from each of our sponsors. Support Stuck in the ’80s by supporting our sponsors!

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Episode 461: Music, Movies and Memories of Summers in the ’80s

It’s summertime again. Time to oil up the time machine and go back to the decade of memories, music and movies. Hear our favorite songs and movie clips. B-Rad and Spearsy also share their favorite summer moments. And we revisit a podcast episode we recorded 10 years ago!

This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Come join B-Rad, Spearsy and Jen with One N on the 2019 voyage to the Western Caribbean along with Kenny Loggins, Dee Snider, Sheila E, Berlin, OMD, The Fixx, Cutting Crew, English Beat, Grandmaster Flash and Club Nouveau.

Stuck in the ’80s has a new sponsor and their name is Care Of. Care/of is a monthly subscription vitamin service made from effective, quality ingredients personally tailored to your exact needs. And because you’re a listener to Stuck in the ’80s, you get a special deal from Care Of. For 25% off your first month of personalized care/of vitamins, visit and enter 80s. Taking your vitamins hasn’t been this easy since your mom handed you a Flintstones chewable pill back in the ’80s.

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Episode 460: Forgotten Hits of 1982

Do you pine for the days when Hall and Oates, Juice Newton, Sheena Easton and Olivia-Newton John ruled the pop charts? You know, the year 1982. This week’s podcast celebrates six songs from 1982 that were huge hits – and yet we rarely hear them anymore. B-Rad, Jen with One N and Spearsy pick their favorites and tell you the stories behind the tunes.

This week’s podcast is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Use the promo code STUCK when booking to save hundreds off advertised rates. The ship sails March 2, 2019, with performers Kenny Loggins, Berlin, OMD, Sheila E, Grandmaster Flash, Cutting Crew, The Fixx, English Beat and more. Stuck in the ’80s hosts Steve, Brad and Jen will all be on the trip next year to host trivia battles.

This week’s show is also sponsored by Care/Of. For 25% off your first month of personalized Care/Of vitamins, visit and enter the promo code 80s.

Stuck in the ’80s is a proud member of the CLNS Media Network.

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Episode 459: Our Review of ‘Cobra Kai’ on YouTube Red

There’s been a lot of chatter about “Cobra Kai,” the 10-episode sequel to the “Karate Kid” movies on YouTube Red. This week, Spearsy, B-Rad and Jen With One N give you their honest review of what they’ve seen so far. We strike fast, strike hard and show no mercy.

This episode of Stuck in the ’80s is sponsored by The 80s Cruise. Set sail with B-Rad, Jen and Spearsy in March 2019 on the Celebrity Infinity. The 7-day cruise includes stops in Key West, Cozumel, Costa Maya and Belize. Artists performing include Kenny Loggins, Dee Snider, Berlin, Sheila E, Starship, The Fixx, English Beat, OMD, Club Nouveau and Grandmaster Flash! Remember to use the promo code STUCK when booking to save hundreds.

Stuck in the ’80s is a member of the CLNS Media Network.

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Episode 458: Our Dream Concerts of the ’80s

Are you still kicking yourself for a concert you missed in the ’80s? Maybe you have a bucket list of artists you want to see BUT you have a specific venue in mind. That’s the premise our “Dream Concerts of the ’80s” episode. B-Rad, Just Drew and Spearsy reveal their picks AND we share our favorite listener picks.

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