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Millennials And The 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Race

The 2014 Florida gubernatorial election—which pits incumbent Gov. Rick Scott (R) against former Gov. Charlie Crist (D)—is one of the most competitive races in the country. Florida has traditionally been a bellwether for national elections, and in the 2012 presidential election, the Millennial vote was key to tipping the state in favor of President Barack Obama. GO ?

Listen to the perfect '80s Halloween forgotten hit

It's Halloween and we couldn't pass up the opportunity to tell a special "ghost" story on Lost and Found. With the bait and switch complete, it's time to come clean and feature The Specials with their UK hit Ghost Town.

Remembering childhood Halloween

Boomer Erin O'Brien remembers when we'd collect candy rather than hand out on Halloween. The post Remembering childhood Halloween appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Double Movie Review: The Ghost Galleon and Night of the Seagulls

I finally wrapped up Amando de Ossorio’s “Blind Dead” series last night, so here are my thoughts on the series’ final two entries: The Ghost Galleon 1974, Ancla Century Films This is the third movie in Amando de Ossorio’s “Blind Dead” series and was released in the United States as Horror of the Zombies. While […]

Sammy Hagar would rejoin Van Halen for a reunion tour

Van Halen fans deserve "the best... of... both worlds" and that would mean one last tour that included Sammy Hagar. But would the Red Rocker be willing to run with the devil (or the twin devils of Eddy and Alex) one last time? Sure, RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

A Workout for the Mind

Improved perceptions of aging can lead to increases in physical strength, an unusual study finds.

Podcast time: Save Spearsy and other '80s News Now items

You want to know what a Dead Man's Party feels like? With apologies to Danny Elfman and Oingo Boingo, try staying four days in the hospital with a bad case of pneumonia. That's what happened to me earlier this month, which is why we've only managed to produce two shows in October.

Yes on Initiative 594

Generation Progress Action phonebanks with the Brady Campaign for universal background checks in Washington state. GO ?

Is this the best Halloween song of the '80s? Or is there room for maybe just one more?

If you have even casually have followed Stuck in the '80s over the years, there is perhaps no other band that Steve Spears has championed more than Oingo Boingo. Even though the band is no stranger to the blog, as Halloween Eve approaches, there is no better time to give them their Lost and Found debut with Dead Man's Party.

Kitty Pilgrim’s story from CNN journalist to novelist

CNN correspondent Kitty Pilgrim traded in her TV gig to become a successful novelist. The post Kitty Pilgrim’s story from CNN journalist to novelist appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Was this Jane Child song the last gasp of greatness in the '80s?

At Stuck in the ‘80s, we play by the rules and only feature ‘80s movies and songs. Let the jury cast judgment, but for better or worse, Jane Child's Don't Want To Fall In Love is an ‘80s song.

Maybe baby boomers need to embrace Millennials

Lee McEnany Caraher has five tips for boomers who want to stay relevant. The post Maybe baby boomers need to embrace Millennials appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A Nightmare on Elm Street vs. Friday the 13th: A Halloween trivia showdown

A Nightmare on Elm Street vs. Friday the 13th. How well do you know your '80s horror movies classics? This Friday night at 9 p.m., the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater will show both movies back to back in a Halloween movie …

Sorry, Brian, but this 'Boz' had staying power beyond the '80s

Have you seen the Dish Network commercial this fall featuring Brian Bosworth as the punchline? A sighting of "The Boz" brings to light the question of who is the most successful "Boz" of the ‘80s: Brian Bosworth or Boz Scaggs? Let us build the case for Boz Scaggs with Break Down Dead Ahead.

An active lifestyle is a way to stay fit, feel young

An active lifestyle, says BoomerCafé's Greg Dobbs, is the secret to stamina. The post An active lifestyle is a way to stay fit, feel young appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Insomniac, but Not Sleep-Deprived

Some older people with insomnia may be getting more sleep than they think, a new study has found.

Millennials and the 2014 Colorado Senate Race

Colorado has historically been a battleground state for elections, and with the two front-runner Senate candidates within a 3 percent margin of each other, the state’s 2014 elections are no exception. GO ?

A Doctor Discovers Dying

In his new book, "Being Mortal," Dr. Atul Gawande acknowledges paying scant attention to end-of-life issues.

A fitting video tribute to the genius of Chrissy Amphlett and the Divinyls

As October winds down, you surely have noticed it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all have had someone in our lives who has battled cancer, so it's fitting today we honor the fighters of the disease, including the Chrissy Amphlett of the …

Baby boomer retirement: let new ideas unfold

Christine Sparacino epitomizes the active baby boomer. The post Baby boomer retirement: let new ideas unfold appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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