The Eighties

When I Was A 80s Teen Vs My Teen Kids Today

Sharon Brison | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Parents
Sharon Brison

Getting ready to go out to the sounds of Whitney Houston, Spandau Ballet, Michael Jackson (even had his poster on my wall when he looked like he should) all on vinyl, to name but a few. It was a time when hair would survive any hurricane, rock hard from a can of cheap extra hold hairspray.

5 Comedy Acts From The Eighties That Weren't Funny... And 5 That Were

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Remember when comedy wasn't funny? That’s right – the eighties. That tragic decade responsible for the comedic blind alley that was the Saturday n...

The Light That Never Goes Out - Remembering the Smiths' Legacy, 25 Years After 'Strangeways'

Jaime Gill | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Jaime Gill

Far from a muted epilogue, Strangeways is The Smiths turned up to 11: more heartbroken, witty, lascivious and adventurous than ever before. The explicit politicking may be absent, but this was never as central to The Smiths as the sloganeering album titles suggested: Morrissey was always more preoccupied with romantic than political malaise.