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Who Has the Better Scream?

Listen to the following video compilation of two beautiful examples of the human scream. One is from a wonderful song from 1985...

80's TV

“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” in the UK (1984) and “We are the World” in the US (1985) were two of the more popular songs in the mid-80s. Both collaborative efforts raised awareness and tons of money for the...
Do you remember turning on PBS in the 80s and having a strong desire to read a book? If you ever watched The Reading Rainbow, the answer is definitively “yes”. The Reading Rainbow was created in part to counter...
Here are a few 80s TV shows that are a little harder to find on the many different viewing platforms of today. We could call them "under-appreciated", "underrated", or even "forgotten". Here are some classic clips and when they...
My vote for the best TV theme song ever is The Jeffersons. The show ran from 1975-1985. It followed George and Louise Jefferson as they “moved on up” to Manhattan from Queens. Aside from George’s amazing dance moves, the...

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What Movie Led to the PG-13 Rating?

Before the PG-13 movie rating arrived, moviegoers' options were limited to G, PG, R, and X. There was a huge gulf between PG and...

John Hughes, King of 80s Movies

The catalogue of movies that John Hughes wrote in the 1980s is truly amazing. He also directed many of the films, but his writing...

Making Sense of “Stop Making Sense” (1983)

Stop Making Sense, a concert movie from The Talking Heads in 1983, might be one of the best concert movies ever filmed. Here are...

Now We Are Here in Xanadu (1980)

Combine Greek mythology, roller skates, disco, and Gene Kelly in a movie and what do you get? Xanadu!  The movie includes five songs written and...

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