80s Toys with Terrifying Backstories

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including how Kirk shat on Star Trek and how “Stranger Things” connects to “Conan the Barbarian.” Then, the trio reviews the terrifying in-universe origin stories of six 1980s toys. Plus, Will challenges Kat and Jon to identify the 80s product from its alleged hidden occult themes. Introduction – :30 Announcement – 3:00 Join us Thursday, August 11,

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Living Like the “Stranger Things” Kids

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including the role Robert Englund didn’t get, a real-life “Chucky,” and the loss of an iconic treat. Then, the trio discusses whether our generation benefitted from the hands-off parenting style of the 1980s. What do you think? Introduction – :44 Welcome Back – 2:44 1980s News – 15:00 Living Life Like “Stranger Things” – 41:03 Thank You

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What 80s Movies Taught Me w/ Hadley Freeman

Will speaks with journalist and author Hadley Freeman about her book “Life Moves Pretty Fast” and the lessons we learned from 1980s movies. Hadley is a staff writer forThe Guardiannewspaper in the UK. Her other books includethe bestselling”House of Glass,”and her work has appeared inVogueUS and UK, New York magazine, Harper’s Bazaar and many other publications. [:30] – Introduction with Will and Kat [12:17] –

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Talking Top Gun w/ Harold Faltermeyer

Will speaks with Harold Faltermeyer, the Grammy Award-winning composer of “Beverly Hills Cop,” “The Running Man” and “Top Gun.” Speaking from his quaint countryside studio, Harold shares behind-the-scenes stories about scoring some of the most popular films of the 1980s. Harold also chats about returning to compose for “Top Gun: Maverick.” [:30] – Introduction (with professor of electronic music composition Dr. Michael Bratt) [10:05] –

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80s Dance Music w/ Taylor Dayne

Will speaks with the award-winning, chart-topping sultry singer, who made it big in the 1980s, Taylor Dayne. Introduction – :30 Jon appearing at SFGE2022 from July 15-17. Visitwww.gameatl.comand use GENXGROWNUP for $5 off your ticket. 1980s Now will be on vacation for the month of July. We’ll continue to publish flashback episodes throughout the month and will return with all-new shows beginning in August. Interview

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Comedy in the 1980s w/ Julie Brown

Will speaks with comedic multi-hyphenate Julie Brown. Julie appeared in many of our favorite TV shows throughout the 1980s, wrote and starred in “Earth Girls Are Easy,” and had hit parody songs. She chats with Will about her career start and journey while answering audience questions on Facebook Live. Introduction – :30 Annoucements – 1:35 Jon appearing at SFGE2022 from July 15-17. Visitwww.gameatl.comand use GENXGROWNUP

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