All posts by Paul Stroessner

Remember That Song: 4/20/17

Can you name the artist and song:

It’s better by far
So let yourself reach for that star
And go no matter how far
To the one you love


Last Song: “Stand Back” by Stevie Nicks from the album The Wild Heart (1983)

Great job Kelly (@KellyCiesielski)!!!

No one knows how I feel
What I say unless you read between my lines

Quote of the Day: Clue


Wadsworth: Professor Plum, you were once a professor of psychiatry specializing in helping paranoid and homicidal lunatics suffering from delusions of grandeur.

Professor Plum: Yes, but now I work for the United Nations.

Wadsworth: So your work has not changed.

Happy 71st Birthday to Tim Curry!!!

Quote of the Day: Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

[Wayne shows Diane the shrunken couch]

Diane Szalinski: [excited] Are you saying… it works? The machine works?

[Wayne nods]

Diane Szalinski: Do the kids know?

Wayne Szalinski: Well, yeah, the kids know.

Diane Szalinski: That’s great!

Wayne Szalinski: No, it’s not that great.

Diane Szalinski: Why?

Wayne Szalinski: I shrunk the kids.

Diane Szalinski: …What?

Wayne Szalinski: And the Thompson kids too. They’re about this big, they’re in the backyard.

Diane Szalinski: *What*?

Wayne Szalinski: I threw them out with the trash.

[just as Diane grabs hold of Wayne, the doorbell rings. Wayne opens the door to two police officers]

Wayne Szalinski: Yes?

Female Cop: Did uh, you report two missing children?

Wayne Szalinski: Oh, there must be some mistake. Our children are in the backyard. Right, honey?

[Diane faints]

Happy 64th birthday to Rick Moranis!!!

Remember That Song: 4/18/17

Can you name the artist and song:

I walk the street at night
until the morning light
comes shining through


Last Song: “Guilty” by Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb from the album Guilty (1980)

You gotta be mine
We take it away
It’s gotta be night and day
Just a matter of time

Upcoming Podcast Episode – ’80s Proms

This coming Sunday, we will be recording a podcast about proms in the ’80s. Robert and I would love to hear from you! You can tell us about any prom memories you have, or what your prom theme was. Do you have any funny, or heartbreaking stories? Please email us at returnto80s@gmail.com, and we will read your story on the air if you’d like.

Remember That Song: 4/17/17

Can you name the artist and song:

You gotta be mine
We take it away
It’s gotta be night and day
Just a matter of time


Last Song: “Aces High” by Iron Maiden from the album Powerslave (1984)

Run, live to fly, fly to live, do or die
Won’t you run, live to fly
Fly to live

Episode 14: Highlander


We welcome Doug McCoy to the podcast. Doug is a podcasting veteran, hosting shows such as 80s Anthologies, In the Theater, Crazy Creepy Cool Movies, The Pastor and the Pappy, and Never Seen It. In the spirit of Never Seen It, we decided to review a film that at least one of us had not seen – Highlander. In addition to our review of this classic movie, Robert has a concert review of Asia and Journey, a new Play This, Not That, and an all new Remember That Song and 80s Trivia.


Opening

– Welcome Doug McCoy, from the McCoyCast, which features the podcasts Crazy Creepy Cool Movies, 80s Anthologies, In the Theater, Dumb Things I Did As a Kid, The Pastor and the Pappy, and Never Seen It

– Doug is also an author, publishing the eBook, TV In My Time (as well as several others that are in Doug’s contact information below)

– Who’s Crying Now: At a Journey concert, Doug gets hit by a lady next to him because Steve Perry wasn’t singing. She then commenced crying.

– Steve Perry has a solo album coming up this year (2017)

– Robert’s Journey concert report

Play This, Not That – Simple Minds

Instead of “(Don’t You) Forget About Me”

Play “Sanctify Yourself”

Shall We Play a Game

Remember That Song

Last Song: “Naughty, Naughty” by John Parr

Great job, Scot Compton!

I put my hand on your stocking, I was movin’ nice and slow
Let my fingers do the walking, and there ain’t far to go

New Song: The wild dogs cry out in the night/As they grow restless, longing for some solitary company

If you know the artist and song, email us at returnto80s@gmail.com

80s Trivia

Old Question: What Tim Burton film did Warner Bros. consider distributing under the title Scared Sheetless?
Answer: Beetlejuice

New Question: What nickname did Warren Weber answer to on Happy Days?

If you know the answer, email us at returnto80s@gmail.com

Main Topic – Highlander

– Who has Never Seen It?
– Cast:
Christopher Lambert – Connor MacLeod
Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
Mortal Kombat

Sean Connery – Juan Sánchez Villa-Lobos Ramírez
James Bond and a bazillion other roles

Clancy Brown – The Kurgan
The Shawshank Redemption
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension

Roxanne Hart – Brenda Wyatt
Nurse Camille Shutt on the CBS medical drama series, Chicago Hope (1994—1998)

Directed by Robert Mulcahy

– Movie synopsis and review

– Awesome Queen music!

Princes of the Universe

Who Wants to Live Forever

Gimme the Prize

One Year of Love

One Vision

A Kind of Magic

– Favorite scenes

Closing

You can find Doug at https://mccoycast.wordpress.com/ and Twitter

You can also purchase these books by Doug McCoy
TV In My Time

ANESthetized

Arcadian

Playthings of the Past

And you can find Return to the ’80s on iTunes
Also,
returntothe80s.wordpress.com
Find Return to the ’80s on Facebook
Twitter: @returntothe80s
Email: returnto80s@gmail.com

Remember That Song: 4/14/17

Where my headbangers at?!
Can you name the artist and song:

Run, live to fly, fly to live, do or die
Won’t you run, live to fly
Fly to live


Last Song: “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again” by Peabo Bryson from the album Straight from the Heart (1984)

And I still can remember
How your touch was so tender
It told me you cared