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 by ThinkGeek Rubik’s Cube Salt & Pepper Mills Rock N Roll 45 RPM Clock ’80s Cellphone Case Voltron 8GB USB Flashdrive I Rocked The 80’s 2012 Wall Calendar Electric Rock

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80s movie star Elisabeth Shue is joining CSI

Elisabeth Shue is moving to the small screen.  She will be replacing Marg Helgenberger later this season on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.  The Las Vegas based police forensic program is part of the CBS Wednesday night lineup. 80s fans will remember Elisabeth in movies such as Karate Kid, Cocktail, and Adventures in Baby Sitting.  She also took over the role of Jennifer from Claudia Wells in the sequels to Back to

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Wendy Dio Plans Re-release of All-Star 80’s Metal Collaboration

Wendy Dio tells Rolling Stone that she wants to re-release the All-Star 80’s metal collaboration put together for charity in the mid 80s by her late husband Ronnie James Dio. I’m going to rerelease [‘Stars’] because it only ever came out on vinyl and cassette. So it’ll come out on DVD and CD,” she says. “I have loads of outtakes for the video. The year is 1985 and Dio band members Jimmy

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80s In The News – 80s Movie Edition

Time to take a look at news items related to our favorite decade, the 1980s! Hollywoods obsession with remaking movies from the eighties continued with the release of new versions of Footloose, Fright Night,  and The Thing. Speaking of Footloose, What do you think of Blake Shelton’s version of the classic Kenny Loggins’ theme song? In other 80s Movie News: Tulsa World put together a quiz on lines from famous

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Classic 80s Metal Bands sign up for Monsters of Rock Cruise

Wow, what a great lineup they have on tap for 80s Metal Fans on this cruise!   If you are a fan of the old Headbanger’s Ball on MTV, this is a must. Created for fans of 80s Hard Rock music, the Monsters of Rock Cruise sails from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Key West and Nassau, Bahamas from February 25-28, 2012, showcasing legendary bands including Cinderella, Tesla, Kix, Stryper, Y

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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 1981 hit “Don’t Stop Believin” has made several poignant appearances over the past handful of years, rejuvenating our spirits with its powerful and trademark 80s positive, uplifting, and energetic riffs.

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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 ask two things: Your articles be unique to this site – no copying an existing post from your own website/blog Your articles be about the 1980s or celebrities from the 1980s

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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 America to talk about her new tour with fellow 80s teen star Tiffany: They both then appeard on The View Sade talked to Thomas Conner of the Chicago Sun-Times about

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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 Gibson and Tiffany joined forces for a summer tour starting with a performance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” Summer Concert series, Friday, July 29. Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers rocked out

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XYZ Lead Singer planning 80s rocker benefit for Japan

Terry Ilous, the lead singer of 80’s metal group XYZ, has organized a 80s rock reunion that will benefit the tsunami victims in Japan.  The show will feature members of some of the top metal/hard rock bands from the 1980s and will take place at Harper’s Bar & Grille in Reseda, CA on April 16th.  A live streaming of the event will be done by Front Row Entertainment at http://frontrowent.tv/.  So far, Ilous has

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