X-Factor Fright Night Brought Me Nostalgia For 80s And 90s Music

Maria Karvouni | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Maria Karvouni

For me, X-Factor Fright Night was the best night of the competition until now this season. The majority of the songs (5/9) were coming from 90s (3) an...

Eddie the Eagle

Harry Crawford | Posted 31.07.2017 | UK Entertainment
Harry Crawford

I like the nod the film gives to Cool Runnings. Of course, this film has a lot to owe that and is in many ways the spiritual sequel. But you've got to commit to the good vibes otherwise you're going to want to faceplant the floor.

Fitbit Frenzy

Kathryn Berens | Posted 14.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Berens

Everyone is wearing a Fitbit. Everyone that is except me. I am not wearing a Fitbit and nor shall I in the foreseeable future. I am not even a "bit fit" so it probably is not the gadget for me.

Terrible '80s Pop Lyrics As Inspirational Posters

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, I say 'terrible'. But in creating these, some of them suddenly started to seem strangely profound......

The War on Drugs and the Rehabilitation of 80s Music

Dan Tickner | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dan Tickner

Something about the release of Lost In The Dream seems to make the circle complete. This record is by no means an eighties pastiche (single Red Eyes nods to, if not current Arcade Fire, then certainly The Suburbs) and very much belongs to 2014.

Watch: Kevin Bacon Explains the 80s to Millennials

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Kevin Bacon would like a word with you about 80s awareness. "Awareness of 80s culture and technology has been in a significant decline, especially ...

PICTURES: Five-Year-Old's Adorable Drawings Of '80s Songs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Sam is five - and his mother Lori is, by her own admission, obsessed with the 1980s. Sam's first drawing inspired by the '80s music playing in his ...

30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1980s Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Comedy

In May, we brought you 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain. So we thought it only right that we move it along a decade, and indulge ours...

Spellbound: A Night with Siouxsie Sioux

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gabrielle Leimon

Siouxsie has a feline grace from the wildness in her eyes to the way she paces about the stage, tossing her jet black mane, moving around in circles like a caged jungle cat. She was in full command of everything on the stage.

My Crazy Week

Steve Strange | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Steve Strange

There's too much manufacturing and not enough innovating in the meeting of music and fashion. We need a few more Lady Gagas and a few less One Directions!

The Gay 80s: Are We Now Less Accepting of LGBTQ Music?

Thomas Morris | Posted 03.07.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Morris

That LGBTQ artists ever since Long John have rightfully taken their place at the highest end of the charts is a reflection of music's unique power to form a community of millions. Keep up the good work.

The Thought That Counts? A Cautionary Tale on Christmas Present Buying

Nicki Le Masurier | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK
Nicki Le Masurier

When I was five I asked for a Care Bear for Christmas. Not just any Care Bear, I wanted the one with the brooding rain cloud on its belly and slightly scornful face. The one with the mildly misanthropic stare. The one they called Grumpy Bear, but whom I felt was probably just misunderstood.

We Can Be Heroes: A new Book About 1980's Club Kids

Iain R Webb | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Style
Iain R Webb

Although haunts like Blitz, Billy's, Hell and Saint Moritz might not have passed for traditional gay clubs they certainly embraced, if not driven by, gay sensibilities. This, in turn, allowed the macho boys to dress up as matinee idols and beatniks, Edwardian gentlemen and Gaucho lovers without having to worry about getting their perfectly pomaded hair messed up in a brawl.