Remember That Song: 2/22/17

Can you name the artist and song:

It must’ve been some kind of kiss
I should have walked away


Last Song: “You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)” by Dead or Alive from the album Youthquake (1985)

All I know is that to me
You look like you’re having fun
Open up your lovin’ arms
Watch out here I come

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Quote of the Day: This is Spinal Tap

Bobbi Flekman: You put a *greased naked woman* on all fours with a dog collar around her neck, and a leash, and a man’s arm extended out up to here, holding onto the leash, and pushing a black glove in her face to sniff it. You don’t find that offensive? You don’t find that sexist?

Ian Faith: This is *1982*, Bobbi, c’mon!

Bobbi Flekman: That’s *right*, it’s 1982! Get out of the ’60s. We don’t have this mentality anymore.

Ian Faith: Well, you should have seen the cover they *wanted* to do! It wasn’t a glove, believe me.

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Remember That Song: 2/21/17

Can you name the artist and song:

All I know is that to me
You look like you’re having fun
Open up your lovin’ arms
Watch out here I come


Last Song: “Blind Faith” by Warrant from the album Cherry Pie (1990)

You make a lifetime
Out of every day
Thanks to you now I know
All my dreams can come true

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Episode 10: ’80s Crushes

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It’s time for another 80s League event! This month, the 80s League, which consists of 80s Reboot Overdrive, Rediscover the ’80s, Weegiemidget, and Killer Kitsch. As part of this crossover event, Return to the ’80s is dedicating a full episode on the topic instead of only a segment. Joining Robert and Paul is Marissa, a true lover of the greatest decade ever!

Not only do we talk about our celebrity crushes, but we talk about our real life crushes. We also have our regular segments of Play This, Not That, Remember That Song, and ’80s Trivia.

Also, I should mention that as I am fairly new at podcasting, I am still working out some of the technical kinks. So I apologize for some of the minor sound issues that occur this episode. Future episodes should be much better. I hope it’s not distracting. We had a lot of fun recording this, and I think you will have fun listening. And feel free to join in on the conversation by emailing us at returnto80s@gmail.com, and tell us about your 80s crushes, or love story.

Opening

– Welcome Marissa to the show

– New Def Leppard DVD/CD called And There Will Be a Next Time (unless it’s in Providence, apparently)
– New Night Ranger album – March 24 – Don’t Let Up
– Two Super Bowl Commercials with ‘80s music ties:

Wendy’s – “Cold as Ice”

Kia – Holding Out for a Hero

R.I.P.

– Mary Tyler Moore
– John Wetton
– Richard Hatch
– Sorry Al Jarreau. First, Paul didn’t know he died. Then our tribute to him somehow turns into a retrospective look at the career of Curtis “Booger” Armstrong.

Play This, Not That – Air Supply

Instead of playing “Lost in Love”

Play “I Can Wait Forever”

Remember That Song

Last Song:
You play tricks on my mind, you’re everywhere, but you’re so hard to find
You’re not warm, you’re sentimental

“Urgent” by Foreigner

Winner: Peter

New Song: I know what you’re thinking / Cause I’ve been there myself / I’ve been kicked so many times / I don’t know nothing else / Still I noticed your urgency / I recognized the flair / That you got from chasing all those East coast dares

80s Trivia

Last Question:
What screen siren appeared in Stripes, Blade Runner, No Way Out and Wall Street?

Answer: Sean Young

Winner: Jim Vilk

New Question: What brokerage firm’s name, when mentioned in TV ads, silenced entire rooms of people?

Main Topic – ’80s Crushes

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– Crossover Event, featuring the following blogs/podcasts
80s Reboot Overdrive
Rediscover the ’80s
Weegiemidget
Killer Kitsch

– Listener Feedback
– Personal Stories
Marissa’s numerous crushes and obsession with swimmers
Robert meets his future wife in high school on a bus to a football game
Paul tells the story of his high school girlfriend and their serendipitous meeting 28 years later

– The gang talk about their celebrity crushes
Rick Springfield (Marissa)
Olivia Newton-John (Robert)
Catherine Bach (Paul)
John Taylor (Marissa)
Elisabeth Shue (Robert)
Erin Gray (Paul)
Richard Gere (Marissa)
Susanna Hoffs (Robert)
Alyssa Milano (Paul)
Mickey Rourke (Marissa)
Christie Brinkley (Robert)
Debbie Gibson (Paul)

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Remember That Song: 2/10/17

Hair’s to Friday!! Today, we’ll head over to 1990.
Can you name the artist and song:

You make a lifetime
Out of every day
Thanks to you now I know
All my dreams can come true


Last Song: “Causing a Commotion” by Madonna from the album Who’s That Girl (1987)

Great job Rich (@rmjr)!!!

You met your match when you met me
I know that you will disagree it’s crazy
But opposites attract you’ll see
And I won’t let you get away so easy

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Quote of the Day: Lethal Weapon 2

[Leo Getz explaining money laundering]

Leo Getz: Okay, okay, okay, okay, this is the best part okay? You make a tax deduction on interest payments you don’t even make! Am I an innovator? Am I a genius?

Martin Riggs: You’re a swindler!

Roger Murtaugh: Cheat!

Leo Getz: Everyone cheats a little bit… look at the Pentagon!

Happy 74th birthday to Joe Pesci!!!

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Remember That Song: 2/8/17

Can you name the artist and song:

You met your match when you met me
I know that you will disagree it’s crazy
But opposites attract you’ll see
And I won’t let you get away so easy


Last Song: “Make It Real” by The Jets from the album Magic (1988)

Great job Old School 80s (@OldSchool80s))!!!

In a dream you are here
You smile and hold me near
And in my heart I’ll pretend
That you are here again

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’80s Crushes

Hi Everybody! As Valentine’s Day is approaching, we are recording a new Return to the ’80s podcast episode on ’80s crushes. And we would LOVE to hear from you. Ha! See what I did there? Seriously, please email us at Returnto80s@gmail.com, and tell us about some of your ’80s crushes. It could be about a celebrity, or maybe that person you sat behind in class that you secretly (or publicly) pined for. We may read your story on the air. If you don’t want it to be read on the air, let us know, and we can have a fun back-and-forth via email.

Also, I should point out that nobody has answered the ’80s Trivia question from our last podcast episode. So, if you know the answer to that, email us the answer.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Quote of the Day: Less Than Zero

Rip: Got a minute, sweetheart?
Julian: Surely.
Rip: We gots to talk business, friend.
Julian: Oh, no, all you need to do is relax. I’m gonna pay you back; all you have to do is *trust* me.
Rip: I don’t wanna trust you, Julian, I just want my 50 K, all right?
Julian: Patience is next to Godliness, Rip, didn’t I ever tell you that? Actually, it’s the flip side of cleanliness, but it’s still *pretty* fucking important if you ask me.
Rip: Then what the hell are we talking about, Julian?
Julian: We’re talking about you giving me a G on spec.
Rip: No. No. No way.
Julian: Listen, listen…
Rip: You’re crazy. Forget about it.
Julian: Come on. There’s these girls… falling all over me… for some blow. Come on.
Rip: [pauses, hands him the coke] This is the last time.
Julian: As soon as the club deal goes through, I’m recashing you every penny.
Rip: I hope so.
Julian: Well, don’t hope… trust!

Happy 57th birthday to James Spader!!!

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