Category Archives: 80s Pop Culture

The 80s makes a comeback in TV Commercials

Companies are increasingly turning to the 80s to help sell their products.  While commercials have often used 80s music in the background, ad agencies are now taking it a step further by including 80s TV and movie stars in their … Continue reading

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The 80s’ Most Rotten Villains

Check out this nice graphic detailing the most rotten cartoon villains of the 1980s put together by our friends at Spoilt Rotten Gifts .   Did they miss any? Embedded from Spoilt Rotten Gifts Blog

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The Totally Awesome 80s Run

We just love it when people find ever new and creative ways to celebrate the greatest decade ever! The folks down in Pitman, New Jersey, have come up with a great way to bring back the 80s: An 80s Themed … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Fans of the 80s

Here are some last minute gift ideas for the 80s fans in your life.  We have everything from a rocking guitar shirt that really plays to a tie straight out of an early Leisure Suit Larry game!   8-Bit Tie … Continue reading

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The 80s Makes a Comeback

I can’t even describe how powerful of an influence the 80s has had on me – and surprisingly still has on pop culture. Here are a few ways the 80s has snuck back (or up) into the 21st century: Journey’s … Continue reading

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Guest post on The 80s Blog

We are now allowing guest postings on our 80s Blog. If you want to drive traffic back to your own 80s site or simply love the 1980s, feel free to apply to be a contributing author on The 80s Blog.  We just … Continue reading

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80s In The News – Summer Edition

Ok 80s Fans, time to take a look at what has been going on this summer related to our favorite decade.. The 1980s! The Smurfs are back!  This time on the big screen. Debbie Gibson appeared on ABC’s Good Morning … Continue reading

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80s in the News – May Roundup

A look at 80s related news and events that happened in the month of May, 2011: The Vancouver Sun determined that Corey Hart was no longer “The Boy in the Box” Duran Duran kicked off a Summer UK Arena Tour Debbie … Continue reading

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Trailer for new 80s based film Take Me Home Tonight debuts online

The trailer for Take Me Home Tonight has debuted on YouTube.  The film takes place in the late eighties and is about a recent college grad who chases after his dream girl at a labor day weekend party.  It is … Continue reading

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TDK survives ’80s, rekindles boombox wars

Before today, the TDK brand meant only one thing to me: mixtapes. Just the mention of it makes me nostalgic for peeling the cellophane off a 5-pack of cassettes, like a fresh pack of cigarettes. It’s been at least 15 … Continue reading

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