80s Video Games Help Uber Develop New Algorithms
Nov27

80s Video Games Help Uber Develop New Algorithms

Remember Montezuma’s Revenge and Pitfall? Well, these classic 80s video games are back in the news, though, the reason for it is astounding. The video games have helped Uber develop a new algorithm for its AI Lab. “Although deceptively simple, both Montezuma’s Revenge and Pitfall! have been immune to mastery via reinforcement learning, a technique that’s otherwise adept at learning to conquer video games,” according...

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UB40 World Tour Set For 2019
Nov15

UB40 World Tour Set For 2019

UB40 is a pop/reggae band from the 80s that had quite the distinct sound and now, the entire world will be able to hear that sound once again. The band has announced a new worldwide tour for 2019, so UB40 fans, you’ll want to pay attention to this. UB40, an English reggae band have hit over 100 million records sold and have had dozens of chart-topping singles including “Red Red Wine“ and “(I Can’t Help)...

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Hairball Is An 80s Tribute Band To Watch
Nov15

Hairball Is An 80s Tribute Band To Watch

When it comes to 80s hair bands, KISS certainly stands out among the crowd. Though, there are a number of bands that would come to mind as well. Now, a new tribute band by the name of Hairball is looking to celebrate all of them and doing so in quite the fashion. Hairball Is An 80s Tribute Band To Watch “When Bobby Jensen hurdled a barricade and bum-rushed a KISS performance in 1984, his life changed,” according to the...

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80s Musical Rock of Ages Heads To Akron
Nov09

80s Musical Rock of Ages Heads To Akron

Rock of Ages is a wild 80s musical that celebrates some of the most intense aspects of 80s metal from a decade we absolutely adore. The musical is now making its way to Akron and should be bringing all of the intensity you’d expect from an 80s hair-metal show. 80s Musical Rock of Ages Heads To Akron “It’s not often that a rock musical’s five-piece band gets in on the action on stage. But in this show — set on the Sunset...

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The 80s Cruise Makes Its Return In 2019!
Nov08

The 80s Cruise Makes Its Return In 2019!

The 80s Cruise will sail again in 2019 with all of the original members of the iconic 80’s synth-pop/rock band Berlin. Terri Nunn, John Crawford, David Diamond and Ric Olsen will appear onstage together again performing a full concert for the first time since 1985. Along with keyboardist Dave Schulz, guitarist Carlton Bost and drummer Chris Olivas, the reunited Berlin will mark their 40th anniversary with two concerts on board the...

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80s Halloween Costumes Take Over TODAY And GMA
Oct31

80s Halloween Costumes Take Over TODAY And GMA

The 80s is the perfect decade if you’re looking for inspiration for an amazing Halloween costume. For Halloween, The Today Show and Good Morning America revealed their costumes which leaned heavily on the 80s. Check out these 80s Halloween costumes. “Over at ABC, the GMA gang gave viewers a tour of the ’80s biggest television stars, with Robin Roberts as Diahann Carroll’s Dominique Deveraux from Dynasty, Amy Robach as...

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Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston?
Oct29

Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston?

Of all of the cities in the U.S. to adopt 80s pop and foster a return, Houston may be the last one on your mind. However, it looks like the 80s pop scene is flourishing in Houston. According to a recent report, Houston has adopted the 80s pop sound with its synth-heavy tunes that bring that nostalgic feeling right back to you. Is An 80s Pop Resurgence Springing From Houston? “But why are the sounds of the ’80s reappearing...

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80s Hit Beetlejuice Turns 30!
Oct23

80s Hit Beetlejuice Turns 30!

Beetlejuice was an undeniable hit from the 80s and the film is actually hitting a pretty serious milestone this year. That’s right, the film is turning 30, not that this means you’re getting old or anything. “This week, we make good on this historic wrong and discuss 1988’s Beetlejuice, which turned 30 years old this  year,” according to Tampa Bay Times, which also has a dedicated 80s podcast....

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An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming
Oct15

An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming

If David Hasselhoff is part of an 80s concert filled with artists who came well after the decade, you know it’s going to be one to remember. In a new report, the Strange 80s 2 concert was filled with unexpected numbers from unexpected acts. Though, it does sound like one we would enjoy. An 80s Concert We Didn’t See Coming Oddly but awesomely enough, the event was to help raise money for Campaign to Change Direction. The...

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NKOTB Announce 80s ‘Mixtape Tour’
Oct08

NKOTB Announce 80s ‘Mixtape Tour’

New Kids On The Block, the multiplatinum selling pop super-group, unveiled an epic lineup for their highly anticipated 2019 tour. NKOTB took to the Today Show plaza to reveal The MixTape Tour with very special guests Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature.  The five iconic pop and hip-hop acts will hit the road together for the first time ever on a 53-city tour across North America next summer. We never thought we...

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Netflix She-Ra Show is Coming Soon
Oct07

Netflix She-Ra Show is Coming Soon

What would this generation do without Netflix? Well, 80s fans should also be thankful as the company intends on bringing She-Ra, a popular 80s character back. She-Ra and The Princesses of Power is an animated series set to release pretty soon via Netflix. A trailer for the series was released and though it is an animated series, it looks pretty intense. She-Ra is He-Man’s twin sister and both characters were incredibly popular...

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Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest
Oct01

Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest

Here’s a fun little contest that from the folks over at WROR 105.7, Boston’s Greatest Hits. Submitting an awesome 80s photo seems like a piece of cake for our 80s readers. Boston’s Greatest Hits: Rock Of Ages 80s Photo Contest “Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood,” according to WROR. “Know What Love Is,...

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Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming
Sep30

Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming

Remember that dangerously amazing song called “True” by Spandau Ballet? Well, Tony Hadley, a former member of the band, has new music on the way. We’re wondering if there will be a new classic on the way with his new offerings. Spandau Ballet’s Tony Hadley Has New Music Coming “Coventry gig-goers will be some of the first to hear Tony Hadley’s new pop-rock tracks when the concert comes to the Ricoh...

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‘Cruise’ Film Takes Inspiration From The 80s
Sep27

‘Cruise’ Film Takes Inspiration From The 80s

Tomorrow marks the release of Cruise, a film set in the 80s and is so bold you’ll wonder how they got away with it. This film looks to be pretty heavy but features an easy base of a love story. From the trailer we can tell that there will be plenty of action, a lot of adult situations, some adrenaline-filled race scenes and what seems to be a very unlikely love story. The film features two main characters, Gio Fortunato played...

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Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s?
Sep25

Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s?

The Shining twins absolutely send chills down our spine every time we see or think about them. We have to wonder, are these the creepiest kids from the 80s when it comes to horror films? Are The Shining Twins The Creepiest Kids Of The 80s? Of course, when it comes to creepy kids, we’re not quite sure of the kids of the 80s could top some of the intensely terrifying kids in horror movies of today. However, the Grady twins...

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