Near-Miss Casting in the 1980s

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including reviews for the new “Night Court,” the hardest scene to film in “Top Gun: Maverick,” and how Val Kilmer returned to the new “Willow” series. Then, the trio discusses 10 times other actors nearly played characters we love in 1980s films. Introduction – :00 Announcement – 3:00 *Listen for our interview with legendary casting director Joel

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Interview: Synthwave Sensation Dreamkid

On this 1980s Now exclusive, Will speaks with Ryan Morris aka Dreamkid, one of the emerging musical leaders of synthwave. Although the genre didn’t exist in the 1980s, it will have you longing for the decade. Dreamkid’s self-title, debut is available now everywhere and at dreamkid83.bandcamp.com. Introduction – :00 Interview – 5:04 For the many ways to support the show, visit www.1980snow.com/support. For more episodes

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Ten Uniquely 1980s Movie Tropes

Will, Kat and Jon return for their first new show in 2023. First, they challenge themselves to identify the 1980s movie trope Dreamkid has scored. Then, they discuss current 80s news including a sequel to “History of the World,” Madonna’s upcoming tour, De La Soul’s premiere on streaming and the possibility of a Short Round movie. Then, the trio discusses 10 of movie tropes that

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1980s News Wrap-Up for 2022

Will, Kat and Jon randomly review the 1980s news stories they skipped throughout the year. This episode was recorded while streaming before a live audience on Facebook. To join us on a future show, follow our Facebook page. Introduction – :00 Announcement – 4:15 *We’re taking January 2023 off. 1980s News – 7:20 Wrap-Up and Thanks – 1:18:30 For the many ways to support the

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The Craziest Indiana Jones Movies Never Made

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including death-defying training for Top Gun stunts, the new “Beastie Boys” museum Exhibit, and the stars reaction to the “Quantum Leap” series renewal. Then, the trio discusses the official plots of the craziest Indiana Jones sequels that were never made (and thank goodness). Thoughts? Emails us at will@1980snow.com. Introduction – :30 1980s News – 3:38 The Craziest

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Doctor Who and the 80s w/ John Walsh

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including the director of the “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” sequel, the 1984 secret programming code just revealed, and the pole-sitting craze that swept the 80s (but really didn’t). Then, Will speaks John Walsh, author of the forthcoming “Dr. Who & The Daleks: The Official Story of the Films.” Pre-order your copy everywhere books or sold or here: http://bit.ly/3YgguXe Introduction

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