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Dennis DeYoung brings Styx hits back to Tampa Bay with symphony

Former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung is coming back to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall? Well, domo (Domo!) Dennis will perform the music of Styx with his own band and a rock symphony. …

Katrina and the Waves a one-hit wonder? Only if you've forgotten these gems

As Steve and Brad continue to rave on about the Retro Futura Tour, let's nor forget the female artist on the bill: Katrina Leskanich. Let's also not forget that Katrina & the Waves had more than one Top 40 hit in the ‘80s, even though everyone HAS forgotten …

What happens to vocational jobs when baby boomers retire?

Labor … namely, vocational skills. What happens to those jobs when boomers retire? The post What happens to vocational jobs when baby boomers retire? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

The Beatles’ final photo shoot

Their last photo shoot together for icons of the boomer generation. The post The Beatles’ final photo shoot appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Retro Futura Tour review: Should have brought tissues to Greak Theater show

The reviews of the Retro Futura Tour, starring Tom Bailey, Howard Jones and Midge Ure, continue to pour in and the verdict is unanimous: Every show is just plain amazing. Last night, Stuck in the '80s co-host Brad Williams caught the Los Angeles show at the Greek Theater and sent me this email …


Greetings from Babyland. Life’s a beach. If that beach was your house that you puttered around all afternoon until arriving at the point at which you could get ready to leave said house. Ninety minutes of getting ready ensue, culminating … Continue reading ?

Labor Day weekend TV marathons: Star Trek, Indiana Jones and much more

Looking for the best '80s TV marathons this Labor Day holiday weekend? No sweat. has compiled the ultimate list of TV show and movie marathons. But I have a cheat sheet for you. Here are the items of interest to '80s Nat...

Perfect song for Labor Day weekend: 'Uncle Sam'

It's totally crazy that it's been almost two years since we featured a Madness song on Lost and Found, so let's get all patriotic heading into the Labor Day Weekend with our Uncle Sam.

Never Found in the '80s: King Crimson

At last, we come to the final installment of King Crimson connections week by connecting to the band itself.

A baby boomer’s wisdom about California surfing

Attorney and surfer Mike Petrie knows his limitations. The post A baby boomer’s wisdom about California surfing appeared first on BoomerCafe.

See photo of largest Star Trek cast reunion ever!

When the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the one, what you're left with is the greatest Star Trek selfie in the Alpha Quadrant.

Especially in the '80s, Gregg Allman was no angel

If you pay attention to movie news, you may have read about the tragic train accident in February on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider that killed a production assistant and shut down production. The movie, based on his 2012 autobiography My Cross To Bear, will probably never be completed, which makes us …

Never Found in the '80s: The Bears

As this King Crimson connections week continues, I must thank my contributing partner for this series, Douglas Arthur, for introducing me to today's Never Found artist. Until Douglas and I had the idea to do this series I had never found The Bears.

New experiences every boomer might enjoy

Silvana Clark is always ready for a new adventure. The post New experiences every boomer might enjoy appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Casting nearly complete for 'National Lampoon's Vacation' reboot

"This is no longer an '80s blog.... It's a quest. It's a quest for fun." I'm not entirely convinced that a reboot of National Lampoon's Vacation is a good idea, but the casting announcements are pretty impressive. According to the Holl …

Sounds of summer: Robert Plant and 1983's 'Big Log'

In a recent Stuck in the '80s podcast, a reader mailbag question asked, "What songs remind you of summer?" If we were recording a log of some nominees, I think we could find a few teens that would nominate Robert Plant's Big Log as one of the great songs of the summer of 1983.

Never Found in the '80s: Shriekback

King Crimson connections week continues with a band that also has a strong connection to one of my favorite musical artists, XTC. But I digress...

Investing in a Defined Maturity Municipal Bond ETF

I recently wrote about my intention to move some of my retirement nest egg into a defined maturity bond fund. I thought this initial investment would come be inside by 401k plan. Instead, I used cash that had been sitting in my taxable retirement investment account after I sold my gold ETF holdings earlier this year. Show More Summary

A baby boomer’s quest for ideal hair

Finding "The Right" person to style your hair. The post A baby boomer’s quest for ideal hair appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Her Own Kind of Absence

What I'd thought was depression was really was something else.

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