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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...
Published: 04/25/18
Sheila E, Glass Tiger, Billy Ocean coming to Epcot this fall

Sheila E, Glass Tiger, Billy Ocean coming to Epcot this fall

Disney has updated its list of concert artists for this fall's Eat to the Beat series, part of its annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, and it's full of beloved acts from the '80s.Among the artists performing: Tiffany, Glass Tiger, Shei...
Published: 04/24/18
Yes, a Gremlins 3 is really on the way

Yes, a Gremlins 3 is really on the way

A third Gremlins movie? This is what happens when you feed Hollywood writers after midnight. But writer Chris Columbus says a third installment is on the way – only it will be a reboot rather than a sequel."Gremlins we are actively talking abou...
Published: 04/19/18
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 ...
Published: 04/17/18
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...
Published: 04/17/18
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...
Published: 04/17/18
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 ...
Published: 04/13/18
Prince autobiography due out soon

Prince autobiography due out soon

The long-awaited autobiography of Prince is expected to be released by the holiday season, according to Variety.The book will be called The Beautiful Ones. It was in the process of being written when Prince died in April 2016. Author Dan Piepenbring ...
Published: 04/13/18
30 years later, Colors still leaves a mark

30 years later, Colors still leaves a mark

In the '80s, it was hard to imagine Sean Penn as anyone but the stoned surfer Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High. But in 1988, he surprised us all by playing a fast-tempered cop fighting gang members in the movie Colors.Released April 15 ...
Published: 04/12/18
John Cusack reacts to Disney’s TV plans for High Fidelity

John Cusack reacts to Disney’s TV plans for High Fidelity

High Fidelity wasn't really an '80s flick – it was released in 2000 – but with John Cusack in the starring role (and much of the plot points revolving around our beloved decade), we're going to grandfather it in.So anyway, here's the news...
Published: 04/11/18