Is This 80s Show Authentic?

Will and Jon discuss current 80s news including a Ferris Bueller spinoff, John Hughes soundtrack boxset and the 1980s movie nearly deemed too pornographic for release.

Then, the pair chats with filmmakers Rand Vossler and Christopher Smith to determine what makes a contemporary show set in the 1980s authentic. Our guests are wrestling with that criteria as they develop their own movie set in 1988. What is your favorite new show or film set in the 1980s? Email us your thoughts to will@1980snow.com.

Introduction – :30

Announcement – 3:28

*Join us on Facebook Live on Tuesday, August 30, at 9pm Eastern for 1980s trivia. Winner receives a $50 e-gift card. We’ll be joined by an actor who appeared in some of our favorite 1980s films.

True Tale from the 1980s – 4:50

1980s News – 17:42

Our Favorite New “80s” Shows – 40:47

Is This 80s Show Authentic w/ Rand Vossler and Christopher Smith – 46:28

Thank You and Wrap-Up – 1:28:24

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