Monday, May 28, 2018

Stuck in the 80's

Steve Spears

Could the end be near for TV’s ‘The Goldbergs?’

Could the end be near for TV’s ‘The Goldbergs?’

The Hollywood rumor mill is in full swing this week with buzz about the future of several TV series, including the '80s-infused flagship show The Goldbergs.The Hollywood Reporter says The Goldbergs is headed into the final year of a multiple-season r...
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Latest podcast: Our ultimate ’80s dinner party

Latest podcast: Our ultimate ’80s dinner party

We're talking about dinner parties on this week's Stuck in the '80s podcast? Since when did we get so grown up? (Okay, my editor is telling me now that I'm 50 years old and this joke isn't funny anymore.)For this week's show, Spearsy, B-Rad and Jen w...
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Coming to America 2 on the way, studio confirms

Coming to America 2 on the way, studio confirms

"Bark like a dog! A big dog!" Because nothing says "dog" like a sequel for Coming to America. Paramount confirmed reports this week that Coming to America 2 is actually in the works, Movieweb.com reports.The 1988 movie starred Eddie Murphy as an...
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Wonder Woman 2 to take place in .. the ’80s!

Wonder Woman 2 to take place in .. the ’80s!

After the success of the Wonder Woman big-screen reboot in 2017, there was little doubt a sequel would be coming soon. But here's the fun twist: Wonder Woman 2 will be set in the 1980s!Screenrant.com says director Patty Jenkins confirmed the next mov...
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Less Than Zero series coming to Hulu

Less Than Zero series coming to Hulu

Of all the '80s flicks to be reborn as TV series, nobody had put any money on Less Than Zero to make the cut. And yet, that's the news: Hulu is developing a TV series based on the 1987 film that starred Andrew McCarthy, Robert Downey Jr., J...
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B-52s’ 40th anniversary tour includes Tampa stop

B-52s’ 40th anniversary tour includes Tampa stop

The B-52s are celebrating the band's 40th anniversary with a summer tour alongside Boy Culture and Culture Club as well as Tom Bailey of The Thompson Twins. The tour includes a June 30 stop at Tampa's USF Sun Dome.That's a pretty strong bill for anyt...
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The Fixx honor ‘Reach the Beach’ album with 2018 tour

The Fixx honor ‘Reach the Beach’ album with 2018 tour

It's hard to believe it has been 35 years since the release of The Fixx's Reach the Beach album. But thankfully the band remembered, because they've just announced their "Beach 2018" tour to mark the occasion.The tour includes one stop in Florida ...
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Revenge of the nerd: The legacy of Harry Anderson

Revenge of the nerd: The legacy of Harry Anderson

If the '80s turned nerddom into a religion, then Harry Anderson was one its high priests. The actor was found dead in his Asheville, N.C., home on Monday. He was just 65.Though best known for portraying Judge Harry Stone on NBC's Night Court from 198...
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Pet Sematary remake on the way

Pet Sematary remake on the way

If there's anything Hollywood likes to remake as much as '80s movies, it's Stephen King '80s movies. So it's with zero surprise we learn that a remake of 1989's Pet Sematary is in the works.Movieweb.com reports that actor Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thir...
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Huey Lewis cancels all 2018 dates due to hearing loss

Huey Lewis cancels all 2018 dates due to hearing loss

Huey Lewis, the voice behind so many power-pumping hits in the '80s, has been forced to cancel all performances for 2018 after being diagnosed with Meniere's Disease, the singer announced today on Twitter.His tweet Friday afternoon reads: "Two and a ...
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