April Fool’s Prank #1 – Caramel Covered Onions
Today, I start a week-long series of practical jokes for you to use in case you're having trouble coming up with one on your own. Prank #1 involves little cost with great rewards.
80’s @ 8 Feature Video – Photograph [VIDEO]
From the 1983 smash album Pyromania, "Photograph" was a number 1 hit for Def Leppard. Although you wouldn't know it from the lyrics, the song is a tribute to Marilyn Monroe...hence the photo of her throughout the video. I found the un-edited video for you tonight...
April Fool’s Prank – The Winning Ticket
Since tonight is a Powerball drawing night, I thought it would be the perfect day to introduce Prank #3. This is about the cruelest prank you can pull on a buddy...making him think he just won the lottery. It's easier to fool those who play Powerball on a regular basis, but I'll show you…
80’s @ 8 Feature Video – 867-5309 [VIDEO]
The most famous phone number in the world belonged to a girl named Jenny. "867-5309/Jenny" went to the top of the charts in 1982 for Tommy Tutone. Depending on who you believe, either Jenny was real or she was made up...
80’s @ 8 Feature Video – Van Halen Live 1986 [VIDEO]
It was on this very day in 1986 that Sammy Hagar made his first live appearance with Van Halen. The show was in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Hirsch Memorial Colisuem. Their first song was the cover of The Kink's "You Really Got Me", which surprised me as that was a DLR/Van H…
3 Stooges Movie Trailer #2 [VIDEO]
After seeing the first movie trailer for the new 3 Stooges movie, I was convinced I'd be one of the first people in line to buy a ticket. And now, after watching the second trailer, I'm ready to break down the Twentieth Century Fox doors so I can watch it today...
80’s @ 8 Feature Video -Bon Jovi On American Bandstand [VIDEO]
There isn't a single person who reads this story that hasn't seen at least one episode of American Bandstand. I'd bet my bosses Ferrari on it. Words like "institution" and "legendary" easily describe the show we all watched to get a glimpse of the artists and see…
80’s @ 8 Feature Video – Owner Of A Lonely Heart [VIDEO]
This goes down as one of the oddest and, in my opinion as I hate spiders, one of the creepiest music videos ever made. From 1983, "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" made it to #1 for the English band Yes and was their biggest success on the US charts.
Ozzy Osbourne Featured on 80’s At 8 With “Crazy Train” [VIDEO]
Tonight's Feature Video deals with the sadder side of Rock 'n Roll. It was on this day in 1982, former Quiet Riot and then-current Ozzie guitarist Randy Rhoads was killed when a small plane he was riding in crashed.
80’s @ 8 Feature Video – Hysteria [VIDEO]
As many times as I've seen this video, I still can't figure out what cars and ballroom dancing have to do with Def Leppard's 1987 hit "Hysteria".
Stairway To Heaven Like You’ve Never Heard It Before [VIDEO]
If you were to ask ten people to name just one Classic Rock song, probably eight of them would say "Stairway To Heaven". It's iconic. It's timeless. And it's been redone by Siri.