Podcasts By Topic

With more than 500 podcasts over the last 15 years, sometimes it’s hard even for the hosts of Stuck in the ‘80s to remember what’s been covered. Here are our most popular shows, grouped into categories and in alphabetical order:

Artist Interviews


Backstage with Richard Marx

Most of our interviews are with musicians whose tours brought them through Tampa Bay. But there are also some memorable conversations with actors and other celebrities who love the ’80s as much as we do.

Epic 500th Podcast featuring interview with Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter and Mark Goodman

Adam Ant

Alexi Lalas

Andy Taylor of Duran Duran

Berlin (Live aboard The 80s Cruise)

Bret Michaels

Brian Johnson of AC/DC

Carl Palmer of Asia

Carl Weathers of Rocky, Action Jackson

Chuck Panozzo of Styx 87

Colin Hay

Constantine Maroulis of Rock of Ages

Cyndi Lauper

Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson

Debbie Gibson

Deborah Foreman of Valley Girl

Dennis DeYoung of Styx

Greg Kihn

Heidi Holicker of Valley Girl

Howard Jones

Huey Lewis

Ice Cube

Jack Blade of Night Ranger

Jack Hues of Wang Chung

Jim Kerr of Simple Minds

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard

John Cafferty of the Beaver Brown Band

John Linnell of They Might Be Giants


Backstage with John Waite

John Oates

John Payne of Asia

John Waite

Kenny Loggins

Keva Rosenfeld of All-American High Revisited

Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon

Kevin Nealon of Saturday Night Live

Klaus Meine of Scorpions
Lou Gramm

Larry the Duck of Sirius XM’s First Wave

Lori Majewski of Sirius XM’s Volume and First Wave

Marc Price of Family Ties

Martha Quinn of ’80s on 8, MTV

Martin Fry of ABC

Martin Short

Michael McKean of Spinal Tap


Steve with Foreigner

Mick Jones of Foreigner

Midge Ure of Ultravox, Live Aid

Mike Reno of Loverboy

Mike Score of A Flock of Seagulls

Molly Ringwald

MTV’s Mark Goodman, Alan Hunter and Nina Blackwood

Nancy Wilson of Heart

Neil Giraldo of Pat Benatar

Nick Heyward

Nina Blackwood of ‘80s on 8, MTV

Olivia Newton-John

Patty Smyth of Scandal

Phil Oakey of The Human League

Ross Valory of Journey

Richard Marx

Rick Springfield

Robbie Grey of Modern English

Robert Lamm of Chicago

Steve with Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander

Robin Zander of Cheap Trick

Russell Hitchcock of Air Supply

Steward Copeland of The Police

Stan Ridgway of Wall of Voodoo

Steve Perry

Steven Manchester

Terri Nunn of Berlin (Part 1, Part 2)

Thomas Dolby

Tim Butler of Psychedelic Furs

Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins

Tom Wopat

Tommy Lee of Motley Crue

Weird Al Yankovic

Whitney Matheson

William Katt of The Greatest American Hero



The Breakfast Club

A Christmas Story


American Werewolf in London

Back to the Future

Back to the Future II

Better Off Dead

Beverly Hills Cop

Breakfast Club

Captain EO


Conan the Barbarian

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off







Indiana Jones trilogy

James Bond in the ’80s

The Last Starfighter

The Lost Boys

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Pretty in Pink

Purple Rain

Repo Man

Risky Business

Rocky movies

St. Elmo’s Fire

Say Anything (1st time)

Say Anything (Anniversary edition)


She’s Having a Baby

Sid and Nancy

Sixteen Candles

Some Kind of Wonderful

Star Trek in the ‘80s

Strange Brew

Streets of Fire

The Sure Thing

Valley Girl

Wall Street

Weird Science

When Harry Met Sally

In Memoriam


The late, great Robin Williams in 1987’s Good Morning Vietnam

One-hit wonders

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Rock dinosaurs

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

Horrible Hits

1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984| 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989