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Four great Stuck in the '80s podcasts for July 4

apollo_creed.jpgFireworks? Picnic? A trip to the beach? All sound ideas for our July 4 holiday, but what if you're just not sensing the right amount of energy required just yet? Hey, don't blame me if you were up until after midnight watching Revenge of the Nerds and drinking Wild Turkey. (Okay, maybe I'm a little to blame.)

Don't sweat it. Help is here. I've tapped the following four podcasts as the proper motivation and energy boosters to get your red, white and blue blood pumping again. (And if you're reading or listening from another country, I think you'll enjoy them as well.) So grab a Vitamin Water and some headphones, and get ready for some podcasting fireworks.

RED SCARE IN THE '80s: Remember the Russians? Sure you do, from movies like Red Dawn, Top Gun and even White Nights. Relive the Cold War with this special podcast including guest co-host "Jeff from Cuba," who traveled from the very grip of Communism to record with us. [Listen]

APOLLO CREED: Actually, it's Carl Weathers, but just imagine him answering our questions while wearing his famous July 4 boxing shorts. [Listen]

STEVE PERRY: Who's more American than the legendary former lead singer of Journey? Listen as he weaves a tale of a small-town boy who found fame with a band from the city by the bay. [Listen]

PATRIOTISM IN THE '80s: Sure, it's our more recent podcast, but judging from our mail bag, not everyone has heard it yet, because we gave you some the easiest "seggie" challenges to date. So enjoy the top 5 most patriotic songs of our decade and then fire up the grill. Uncle Sam is hungry. [Listen]

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 10:20am]


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