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Everything 80s is your one-stop shop to look back on the movies, video games, TV shows, cartoons, toys, fashion, music, and everything you loved about a decade like no other. Join host Jamie Logie as he takes you on a dizzying journey through topics like Transformers the birth of Apple Computers and the format war of VHS vs BETA! Great Scott! Jump into your Delorean as we travel back in time to the 1980s!

Everything '80s Curiouscast

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    • 4.9 • 170 Ratings

Everything 80s is your one-stop shop to look back on the movies, video games, TV shows, cartoons, toys, fashion, music, and everything you loved about a decade like no other. Join host Jamie Logie as he takes you on a dizzying journey through topics like Transformers the birth of Apple Computers and the format war of VHS vs BETA! Great Scott! Jump into your Delorean as we travel back in time to the 1980s!

    Pee-Wee's Playhouse

    Pee-Wee's Playhouse

    When it first aired in September 1986, no one was quite sure what to think of it--especially critics and parents. It was loud, bold, colorful, and crazy...and kids loved it.
    This is the story of one of the most remarkable kids' shows ever made. A show that provided an educational component, but they also promised you the nuttiest establishment you've ever seen. All you had to do was spend the day with Pee-Wee and you'll see what they mean...
    It was wacky, it was nutty, golly, it was even cuckoo, because when you landed there, you landed in a place where anything can happen...This is the history of Pee-Wee's Playhouse.
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 35 min
    The Remarkable Story of Tony Hand: The Scottish Wayne Gretzky

    The Remarkable Story of Tony Hand: The Scottish Wayne Gretzky

    As we enter the mid-80s, the Edmonton Oilers are on top of the hockey world. And on the best team was also the best player in the world: Wayne Gretzky.
    But while all this was going on, something remarkable had also been happening in the hockey world, and in the most unlikely place. You may not know the name Tony Hand, but in 1986, both he and the Oilers eventually crossed paths--and the results were nothing short of extraordinary.
    This is a story that's about more than sports; it's about how greatness can come from anywhere...
    Bonus audio content: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 35 min
    10 Forgotten Movies: Rediscovering 1980s Hidden Gems

    10 Forgotten Movies: Rediscovering 1980s Hidden Gems

    They couldn't all be hits... During a decade that gave us so many beloved classics, there were other great movies that just flew under the radar.
    Whether it was too much competition, inadequate marketing, or bad timing, there are plenty of 1980s movies that could have been big hits, but just weren't.
    Today we look back at ten of those movies. Movies that had everything going for them; big-time directors, huge stars, exciting stories, and cutting-edge special effects. But because of a variety of issues, they just didn't reach the heights of other classics from the 80s.
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 41 min
    Rewind: A Look Back at 1983

    Rewind: A Look Back at 1983

    We're three years into a new decade and the 80s as we know it is starting to take shape. From the movies to TV shows, and music to video games, things are changing quickly--and pop culture would never be the same.
    Welcome to Rewind and an all-new version of my review of 1983. We look back on all the big pop culture moments along with sports and the tech that made up a remarkable year.
    And speaking of tech, 1983 brings us two critical innovations. Innovations that would have a bigger impact on our lives today than anyone could have ever imagined...
    The Everything 80s Movie Review Podcast: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 41 min
    The Best Snacks & Junk Food of the 1980s

    The Best Snacks & Junk Food of the 1980s

    Armed with a pocket full of change, you walk through those sliding doors and are greeted by a wonderland of amazing options as far as the eye can see. The biggest issue you face is what do you choose; candy, chocolate, chips, or a drink?
    This is a look back on the best snacks and junk food from the 80s, a decade that gave us some of the greatest products of all time. Products that are still with us to this day. But then, there are also some less fortunate favorites that didn't last long and went to that big convenience store in the sky...
    Top Gun movie review: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 36 min
    The First Cell Phone: The Mobile Revolution Begins...

    The First Cell Phone: The Mobile Revolution Begins...

    There's a good chance you're reading this on your phone right now. And that phone of yours has some humble origins that go all the way back to 1983...
    This is the history of the Motorola Dynatac 8000x: the world's very first commercial cell phone. It's a story that begins in the 1970s and is followed by a massive uphill battle that lasted a decade and cost more than $100 million. But in 1983, the Dynatac 8000x finally hit the market.
    The giant brick of a phone slowly caught on, and also became a part of pop culture; from Wall Street to Bayside, the mobile revolution was truly underway...
    Bonus 1980s content: Patreon.com/80s
    Artwork: Janet Cordahi
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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
170 Ratings

170 Ratings

JohnnieJH ,

Nostalgia to the Max!!!!

If you’re into having memories from your childhood or teenage years, triggered, this is a podcast for you. The host details, a wide variety of events, products, and notable media from the 1980s. Wicked awesome!

Eric the Mail Man ,

My Decade.

I was 15 in 1980. From 15 to 25 the 80’s were my decade.

Jamie does a terrific job of research and he just keeps coming up with topics! It really was an incredible decade.

Best of all, anybody can get something from it. The 80’s started so much. Atari to X Box. Movie franchises that are STILL with us to this day.

As always, I’m left feeling disappointed with myself for not hanging on to some of my old gear. Boy do I miss my Pioneer stereo system. It had it all! Cassette, turn table and a CD player.

Most shows come in around 30 - 45 minutes making it an easy binge.

Not sus 345 ,

This guy is dull

I know his potato salad recipe has raisins.

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