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Fish n Chips – They’re Back!

Over the last few months speculation has grown as to whether Burtons Fish n Chips were making a return. Different sources reported that different shops were to sell them again, after them being off shelves for around 25 years. Needless to say I was quite giddy about this! If I was giddy about their return, […]

Play Expo Manchester 2014

The North’s biggest and most diverse video gaming expo is back! Play Expo is returning to Manchester’s EventCity for its third successive year. Taking place 11th and 12th October 2014, Play Expo is expanding considerably and will now feature FIVE absorbing events, under one roof! Along with the familiar areas from the previous years, (Now.Play, […]

Things that Kids Today Will Never Do

I was chatting online recently about “kids nowadays vs kids in the 70s and 80s”. Someone mentioned that their youngest wanted to know where the head phones plugged into a cassette tape, and it struck me that kids nowadays have missed out on some amazing experiences that made us the adults that we are today. […]

Which Was The Best 80s Film?

During the 80s, hundreds and hundreds of films were released. Some were epic tales of adventure, some were romantic, some were comedies and some were genuinely unique ideas. (A few were also quite bad!) But which was the best film from the 80s? If everyone were to vote on the best 80s film, which one […]

The Greatest Cartoons Of Yesteryear

As memories from our childhood are never far away, it’s always nice to see a reimagined version of a popular programme from back in the day. As classic shows from the 1980s and 90s are still regarded as some of the best, there’s really no surprise that these childhood favourites are making a comeback here, […]

Anchorman 2 – The Legend Continues

To celebrate the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, in cinemas December 18 (cert 15), we have teamed up with Paramount Pictures UK to offer you the chance to win a range of Anchorman retro goodies!

The 2013 DJ Marathon Weekend with DJ Monkeyboy

This coming weekend one of my online friends, and fellow 80s music lover, DJ Monkeyboy is hosting a 48 hour radio marathon to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. As he is such a huge fan of the 80s, no doubt his marathon will be littered with great songs, and so I wanted to let […]

Gary Moore – “Back On The Streets” Re-release.

This autumn, 23rd September, sees the release of an extended edition of the hugely successful debut solo album, Back On The Streets by Gary Moore. Released in 1978 this was the first authentic solo record by the British blues-rock guitarist legend featuring Thin Lizzy bassist/vocalist Phil Lynott and drummer Brian Downey. This classic album features […]

Tears For Fears ‘The Hurting’ 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Universal Music Catalogue and Virgin / EMI are thrilled to announce the release of Tears For Fears’ ‘The Hurting’ 30th Anniversary Deluxe Edition on October 21st, 2013 (October 22nd in North America). You can Pre Order by clicking HERE. Thirty years ago, in March 1983, Tears For Fears released their influential synth-pop debut, The Hurting. […]

Random Interview #8 – Garry Davenport

Random Interview number 8 is with Garry Davenport from Twitter. He chose quite a few random numbers and so his interview is a bit more in depth than the others, and a really good read. If you would like to be interviewed with random 80s questions, you can. Just send an email to chat@80snostalgia.com along […]

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