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A simple philosophy for a boomer: be kind

Larry Checco in constant search of what life is all about.

Modern trailer for 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' is timeless

Monty Python and the Holy Grail isn't an '80s flick -- released in 1975, it missed our decade by a full five years -- but do you honestly know any '80s addict who can't quote it line for line? Send those fans this item them: a modern trailer for Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

Yes, Ted Nugent was weird in the '80s too

Yesterday we featured the animal rights song “Bears” on Lost and Found, so to give equal time, today we feature the man whose motto is “Bag ‘em and tag ‘em” - Ted Nugent and “Little Miss Dangerous.”

Hand to god, I don't remember this song by the band Zebra

In today’s world of PETA and animal activism, we would be remiss if we didn’t remember that the ‘80s tried to look out for critters too, including zebras and bears, sometimes both at the same time.

Now is the time for baby boomers to love work

Veteran career advisor Reiner Lomb says to work for personal passion.

Baggage from a boomer’s own memories of the past

Writer Karen Karlitz talks about her "baggage," and we may relate.

Spielberg set to direct '80s sci-fi fantasy 'Ready Player One'

Are you ready for a match made in '80s geek heaven? Steven Spielberg is set to direct Ready Player One, a movie based on the book by Ernest Cline that marries sci-fi and nostalgia in ways that even Marty McFly couldn't achieve in a flying DeLorean. RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Boy George, Culture Club announce North American tour dates

It's been a busy day for tour announcements. Boy George and Culture Club are the latest with a summer tour that includes three stops in Florida, including a Aug. 15 show at Madeira Beach Waterfront Park. I hope Boy George's makeup can handle the heat. The tour …

Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante TV Commercial 1985

It’s funny how I can’t recall what I wore to work two days ago, yet 20 or 30 years later, a tagline or jingle can magically hit me. Word for word, and sometimes even including visuals. It all just comes back. Does that ever happen to you? Here’s an example. Show More Summary

Tears for Fears announces dates for mini-tour of U.S.

If you're a huge fan of Tears for Fears, let's hope you have a huge travel ambition to match. Our buddies Roland and Curt have announced a tour of the U.S. The bad news? So far, it's just three dates in the midwest.

a-ha comes out of hiding for new album, world tour

a-ha is reuniting... albeit for one new studio album and world tour only, the band announced this week. The new album, Cast In Steel, will be a-ha's 10th studio album and the first since 2009's Foot of the Mountain. Cast In Steel will be released on Sept. 4, three weeks before a-ha is set to play the Rock in Rio …

Van Halen's 2015 tour includes Jimmy Kimmel appearance, Tampa stop

If you've been waiting for the perfect Van Halen tour to catch, this could be the one. Van Halen announced Tuesday that it would tour North America beginning July 5 in Seattle and ending Oct. 2 in Hollywood. The tour appears to be in support of the band's new live album, Tokyo Dome Live in Concert, which is set for release on …

Name the Uriah Heep hit song from the '80s

More Dino Rock in the ‘80s? You bet ya, as unearthing lost Dino Rock, like Uriah Heep, is the way that it is on Lost and Found.In the early ‘70s, there were four clear leaders at the English hard rock movement: Led Zepplin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Uriah Heep. While most know many songs by the first three …

Signs that baby boomers are dropping the ball

Are boomers now friends of their grown children, or still parents?

Star Wars Darth Vader Toaster? The circle is now complete

Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good toaster at your side, kid. This Darth Vader Star Wars toaster is strong with the force. And yet our sad devotion to breakfast has not helped us conjure up the stolen strawberry jam, or given us enough clairvoyance to find the rebels' hidden container of margarine.

Can you name the 'hit' song by the Dweezil and Moon Unit Zappa

Famous brothers-sisters in the ‘80s anyone? Beyond the obvious with Janet Jackson and her brothers, the ‘80s saw many siblings start their rise in the ‘80s. So if you want to talk about it and want an underrated combination, I throw out the Zappa kids - Dweezil and Moon Unit.

Phish announces 2015 tour dates

For some fans, it's hard to think of Phish as being an '80s act. Sure, they were born in the '80s. The jam band formed in 1983 at the University of Vermont, playing their first gig at a college cafeteria. Since then, they've morphed into a band that defies description and labels.

Will Journey's feud between Schon and Perry start another Chain Reaction?

By now, Steve Spears has returned home from his cruise that featured a VIP concert with Journey. \Will that concert rejuvenate our fearless SIT80's host and set off a chain reaction of stories about Steve's love affair with the band?

Three big financial mistakes baby boomers make

Here's sound financial advice for planning your retirement.

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