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Celebrating Every '80s Reference in That RadioShack Super Bowl Commercial

Originally posted 02/02/2014 10:25PM

The Super Bowl doubled as throwback Sunday for RadioShack, with the brand unveiling a hilarious new ad that pays tribute to the most beloved celebrities from '80s pop culture. From Hulk Hogan to Chucky, the '80s superstars invade and ransack a typical RadioShack retail outlet (the rampage meant to assure customers that the chain will no longer be stuck in the past).

At only 60 seconds, the ad was an overload of nostalgic randomness; here's a breakdown of every '80s reference we spotted, in roughly the order of appearance:

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How the NFL's Richard Sherman Revived the Long-Lost Art of Wrestling Promos

UpdatePosted 01/21/2014 08:00PM

How the NFL's Richard Sherman Revived the Long-Lost Art of Wrestling Promos

Originally posted 01/21/2014 03:00PM

After Sunday night, even the most casual football fans know Richard Sherman's name.

The Seattle Seahawks cornerback was just moments removed from making the game-winning play in the NFC Championship game, when sideline reporter Erin Andrews pulled him over for a brief interview. Most post-game Q&As are tepid, cliché-ridden affairs, but this was something else entirely.

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Best Movember Mustaches of the 1980s | Hulk Hogan

The 8 Greatest Mustaches of the '80s

Originally posted 11/18/2013 02:20PM

As you know, it's Movember, and we're looking back at the most outstanding pop culture mustaches of all time.

The 1970s may have ignited the fuzzy upper lip trend, but the 1980s solidified its A-list status. Meet eight '80s 'staches whose iconic status have stood the test of time (and shaving cream).

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Halle Berry's Baby News Makes Readers Very Happy | Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez

Halle Berry's Baby News Makes Readers Very Happy

Originally posted 10/12/2013 11:00AM

Baby news makes everybody happy, just as satirizing a pop star is a pretty sure bet to bring on the belly laughs.

But what really caused shockwaves was the past history of a now-popular TV host.

Here are this week's five stories that sparked the strongest reactions from PEOPLE.com readers, from happy, sad, laugh out loud, and angry – to wow.

To tell us what you think of what's going on in the news, click on the appropriate icon appearing at the bottom of every story.

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Hulk Hogan Takes Dig at Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball' Video

Hulk Hogan Takes Dig at Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball' Video: Watch the Spoof

Originally posted 10/05/2013 04:00PM

Hulk Hogan seems to be having a ball these days – and it's at Miley Cyrus's expense.

The wrestling star gleefully spoofed the twerktastic pop tart's infamous "Wrecking Ball" video by unleashing his own swinging homage to her provocative antics. Emphasis on swinging.

In an ad for his Web hosting service, Hostmania, Hogan, 60, mounts his very own wrecking ball, riding high while brandishing a fierce feather boa.

Not to be outdone by Cyrus, 20, who goes au naturel in her video, Hogan wears a thong in his, um, cheeky spoof, flashing his butt to viewers as he literally peddles his wares.

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Brooke Hogan Gets Engaged in Vegas | Brooke Hogan

Brooke Hogan Engaged to Dallas Cowboys' Phil Costa

Originally posted 07/01/2013 10:00AM

With so many wedding chapels nearby it's a miracle Brooke Hogan didn't race from engagement to married in Vegas this weekend!

She was even already wearing white for the big moment.

Ecstatic shots on her instagram feed capture the moment when Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Phil Costa proposed on bended knee with the Paris hotel's Eiffel Tower in the background and then slipped the ring on his 25-year-old bride-to-be.

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Brooke Hogan on Nude Photo Backlash: Stop Picking on Me! | Brooke Hogan

Brooke Hogan on Nude Photo Backlash: Stop Picking on Me!

Originally posted 08/14/2011 09:25AM

Brooke Hogan has one thing to say to people who criticize her for her decision to unveil an arty nude photo in front of her father recently: leave me alone!

"Im SO sick of people saying me and my dad are in some perverted relationship," she Tweeted on Saturday morning, days after revealing the photo in Miami. "Go home and do your own thing! Stop picking on me!"

For his part, Hulk Hogan didn't scold his daughter for posing completely nude for PETA. In fact, he embraced the concept – sort of.

When Brooke, 23, brought her dad along to the unveiling of the photo at Miami's Cafeina Lounge on Thursday, Papa Hogan was actually photographed with the shot, a source tells PEOPLE.

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Hulk Hogan 'Devastated' by Death of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

Hulk Hogan 'Devastated' by Death of 'Macho Man' Randy Savage

Originally posted 05/20/2011 06:30PM

Hulk Hogan is mourning the loss of former pro wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage, who died in a car accident.

"I'm completely devastated," Hogan, 57, Tweeted on Friday, shortly after news broke of Savage's death at age 58. "After over 10 years of not talking with Randy, we've finally started to talk and communicate."

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Filed Under: Tributes, Hulk Hogan
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Hulk Hogan's Wedding Day Tarnished by Beach Brawl | Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan's Wedding Day Tarnished by Beach Brawl

Originally posted 12/15/2010 02:05PM

Moments before saying their "I do"s on Florida's Clearwater Beach Tuesday evening, Hulk Hogan and his bride Jennifer McDaniel were interrupted by a fight that prompted police to be called.

"Yes, police came to the scene but we have no details to report yet," a Clearwater police spokesperson tells PEOPLE. "The officer who answered the call has not written up his report. We have no further comment at this time."

The waterfront wedding behind Hogan's home was interrupted when a photographer tried to take pictures of the couple during the ceremony, TMZ.com reports. A family employee asked the photographer to leave, at which point the photographer allegedly put his forearm to the employee's throat, and a brawl broke out.

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Hulk Hogan Considered Suicide When Wife Sought Divorce | Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan Considered Suicide When Wife Sought Divorce

Originally posted 10/27/2009 08:55AM

Hulk Hogan admits he was nearly driven to suicide following his wife Linda's divorce filing in the fall of 2007 – a surprising admission the wrestling legend makes in a book dedicated to none other than his ex-wife.

"To Linda, I pray that you find peace and joy in life. I love you," Hogan writes on the dedication page of My Life Outside the Ring, a tell-all autobiography, co-authored by PEOPLE senior writer Mark Dagostino, that hits bookshelves Tuesday.

The affectionate dedication may come as a shock to fans who followed the couple's bitter divorce, which ended when they reached a settlement last July. Hogan describes that tumultuous period of his life, beginning with his son Nick's August 2007 car accident. Four months later, shortly after his wife Linda filed for divorce, Hogan found himself chasing Xanax pills with swigs of rum one weekend – while holding a gun in his hand.

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