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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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Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images
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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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Brendan "Michael Jackson" Queshawn shows off his moves to Billy Jean (PHOTO: Jojo Girard
Brendan "Michael Jackson" Queshawn shows off his moves to Billy Jean (PHOTO: Jojo Girard
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WFGR Awesome ’80s Cruise [Photos]

Jojo hosted the first WFGR Awesome '80s Cruise aboard The Grand Lady Riverboat on Friday night.

The cruise was on the Grand River out of Jenison. And, by the looks of it, everyone had a good time.

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Neilson Barnard/Getty Images
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For Friday Night’s Awesome ’80′s Cruise Tonight

The Friday Night Awesome 80's is TONIGHT on the Grand Lady Riverboat in Jenison. Food, drinks, dancing, contests, great '80's hits and of course Jo Jo hosting the party!

And to get you in the mood we have two great '80s features!

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Snapshot In Time: 1980s Fashion [Video]

The 1980s.

For those of us that were around during that decade, there are fond memories of the music, the fashion and the lingo.

But for those that were born a bit too late, let this video fill you in on what the rest of us were at least wearing during that time.

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Denny's/PRNewsFoto
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Play ‘New’ Atari Games at Denny’s! [Video]

The folks at Denny's are jumping on the retro bandwagon!

Just like your favorite radio station 98.7 WFGR is a haven for all things retro (especially on Fridays and Saturdays when we are all '80s -- Friday and Saturday night '80s!), Denny's is now giving you three classic Atari games to download on your smart phone or tablet to play while waiting for your food! Choice!

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AutoTrader Helps ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ Find a New Car [Video]

A just-launched AutoTrader campaign is using "The Dukes of Hazzard" to promote its online tools.

Go figure! But I'll give them the benefit of the doubt.

The ad campaign features Tom Wopat and John Schneider, the original actors from "The Dukes of Hazzard" who played cousins Bo Duke and Luke Duke in the CBS-TV series that ran from January 1979 to February 1985.

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Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for FOX
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Stevie Nicks Talks About Her Upcoming Appearance On ‘The Voice’ [Audio]

Stevie Nicks is making the move to reality TV and joining "The Voice" as an adviser to Adam Levine's team for the upcoming, seventh season.

But would she or Lindsey Buckingham audition for the show if they were new to the music scene today?

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Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Were The ’90s The Last Great Decade? [Video]

That's the premise of an upcoming National Geographic (NatGeo) Channel documentary, which is a little presumptuous, considering HUGE historical events like 9-11 and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars came a decade later.

About three in four (77%) believe that as a nation we were better off in the '90s than today, and that we were safer (74%) during that decade than today. 

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Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images
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And Now For Something Completely Familiar: Monty Python Reunites! [Video]

For the first time in 35 years, the comedy troupe Monty Python performed live.

Of course, they were missing a member who had passed on, but the bits were comforting in their familiarity.

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The Grand Lady Riverboat
The Grand Lady Riverboat
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WFGR’s Awesome ’80s Cruise Moves to July 25

WFGR's Awesome '80s Cruise on The Grand Lady Riverboat, hosted by Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR and Jojo Girard, has been rescheduled to July 25.

It was to have been June 27.

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