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Wipe Out!

Happy Throwback Thursday featuring 1987! Today, I go off the 80s Deep End and suffer a wipeout! Dude! I’ll play this at 5:40! Name it and win $25 at Re-Animated Records!

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Thompson Twins

The British band, Thompson Twins, were still pretty new wave in 1982. Named after the two bumbling detectives Thomson and Thompson in Hergé’s comic strip The Adventures of Tintin, they became a trio in ’82. Not twins

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Prescience in 1981

It’s a Throwback Thursday featuring 1981. I go off the 80s Deep End and play this song of social commentary, with themes of urban decay, unemployment, and violence in inner cities going on in the UK at

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Blade Runner 2049

I saw Blade Runner 2049 over the weekend! Here’s a photo of me preparing for San Diego’s dystopian future. Click here to read more about that. As a fan of the 1982 Blade Runner, I’m still processing

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1986

Don your 1986 Cyberpunk goggles and name this one-hit wonder to win Monster Bash tickets at 5:40! I will let you draw your own conclusions about the meaning of this song… Have your 1986 dreams/prophesies come true?

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Tom Petty

Photo: Tom Petty at Kaaboo Del Mar. Tom Petty was our Mad Hatter in 1985. Thanks for this one, Tom Petty, and so many other amazing songs on the soundtrack to our youth. Click here to read

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