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The Bangles Return With a New Album Of Old Recordings

The Bangles have a new album of vintage rarities and live tracks coming out on Thanksgiving Day, but there’s also something more on “Ladies and Gentlemen...The Bangles!” The record features a new track, “The Real World,” which debuted online yesterday.

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Internet Archive Lets You Play 900 Classic Video Games

The Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library, has upped its gaming pages to include over 900 classic '80s video games.

Now you can waste valuable work time playing Frogger, Galaga and Pac Man.

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What If Google, Twitter And Others Were Invented In the 1980s?

We all know most of the modern internet didn't exist 20 years ago the way it does now. AOL was just about everything most normal people knew about the Online world in the '90s.

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Halloween In The ’70s Vs. Halloween Today

Halloween in the '70s meant your mom smoked a lot, trips in unsafe cars, plastic masks you couldn't breathe through and flashlights that didn't work. But it was still way better than the PC Halloween we've carved out for kids today.

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Mensa Asks: What Is The Best Album Art?

When I was growing up, one of the perks of buying an album wasn't only the great music inside, but also the fantastic cover art that wrapped up the big 12-inch long playing vinyl records inside.

Some of the album art of the '60s, '70s, '80s and even '90s is now considered iconic not only by the fans of the music, but by collectors world wide.

The folks at Mensa have turned it into a contest, and starting this week, you can vote on the best album art of all time. 

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MTV’s Mark Goodman Talks Live Music On TV’s ‘Midnight Special’ [Audio/Video]

Mark Goodman was one of MTV's original video jocks (VJs), changing how we viewed music forever back in in 1981.

He joined "The Jojo Show" this morning to talk about his love of the old '70s and '80s NBC late-night show, "The Midnight Special", which just released a collector's edition boxed set on DVD.

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‘Say Anything’ TV Series? Not If John Cusack, Cameron Crowe Can Help It [Video]

How do you think it worked out between Lloyd Dobler and Diane Court in "Say Anything?"

NBC has ordered a sitcom based on the 1989 classic, which reunites the two lovers after a painful break up.

However, there's a catch.

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Tears for Fears Re-Issuing ‘Songs from the Big Chair’ in November

Tears for Fears today announced plans to re-issue its best-selling album, "Songs from the Big Chair," in November.

The album, which spawned classics “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” “Mother’s Talk,” “Shout” and “Head over Heels,” is being released Nov. 11 via Universal Music Enterprises in five formats, including a six-disc deluxe edition box set featuring previously unreleased material and a 5.1 surround sound mix. The album is also to be available on vinyl.

Tears for Fears’ 10 million-selling second album marked a transition in the band’s sound and catapulted them into international prominence.

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It’s #FWF! What Does That Mean? [Video]

It's #FWF! Funny Web Friday! And I'm taking a double trip! The WFGR Retrovision makes a Friday appearance as well!

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David Lynch’s Duran Duran Concert Film Promises To Be Delightfully Weird [Video]

David Lynch of "Blue Velvet" and "Twin Peaks" fame, has directed a new Duran Duran concert film. The film, called "Duran Duran Unstaged", will have its premiere in over 300 theaters nationwide on September 10.

Lynch, known for quirky and weird films with experimental production values, has put forth a trailer to the film which promises something a little different than your normal concert film.

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The Awesome ’80s Return: Culture Club Is Reuniting!! [Video]

Still listening to your Culture Club records from the eighties? Well, there’s some good news for you – they’re getting back together.

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George Clooney Put a Photo of His Junk On the ‘Roseanne’ Fridge [Video]

Everyone remembers the ABC television show "Roseanne," which ran from 1988 to 1997 and focused on the Connor family.

The Connors were a working-class family from Lanford, Ill., that struggled to make ends meet. The show was a huge hit and everyone loved it.

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