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Ghoul Power! 'Ghostbusters' reboot announces all-female cast

Ladies ain't afraid of no ghosts either. An all-female cast is in the works for the long-delayed Ghostbusters reboot, the Hollywood Reporter said today. If negotiations go according to plan, the four new paranormal …

Here's a Split Enz song that didn't deserve its burial at sea

Even if you can't make it with Steve and Brad on The ‘80s Cruise, you can at least get your sea legs today with today's Lost and Found entry of Six Months In A Leaky Boat.

Cooking for just two people once the kids leave the nest

David and Veronica James tackle a common baby boomer conundrum. The post Cooking for just two people once the kids leave the nest appeared first on BoomerCafe.

dreamGEAR Plug ‘N’ Play Controller with 50 Games

Plug ‘n’ play video game systems have been around for awhile. Sometimes you’ll see officially licensed versions for Donkey Kong or Pac-Man, but mostly you’ll see some astronomical of games packed into one controller for $20-40. There are some plug ‘n’ plays that you can pick up at flea markets that are collections of NES […]

30 years later, which movie would you watch: Fandango or Falcon and the Snowman?

Two movies that rarely get name-checked as '80s flicks turn 30 this week: The Falcon and the Snowman and Fandango were both released on Jan. 25, 1985. Which would you rather watch on TV tonight? Let's take a look.BEST CAST:Falcon and the Snowman: Timothy Hutton, Sean PennFandango: Kevin …

It's another Monday morning and even Ozzy is 'So Tired'

Whether it's the limited daylight of winter or just another Monday, why is it we are all so tired? It's so bad that even Ozzy Osbourne is going to chime in with today's Lost and Found entry of So Tired".

Adventures of a boomer working at Fotomat

Boomer Patricia Mavo remembers her job at Fotomat! The post Adventures of a boomer working at Fotomat appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Watch (or don't watch): Cast of Glee performs Devo's Whip It

Nobody watches Glee anymore, and Devo is probably very happy about that, because watching the cast of the show perform Devo's Whip It... it's just... too... painful.

Never Found in the '80s: The Waterboys

Largely a vehicle for the music written by Mike Scott, the only permanent member of the band, The Waterboys had an extensive line-up of musicians, over the years, mainly from the British Isles. In fact, Wikipedia lists more the 75 musicians have been part of the band at one time or another.

May the lights never go out for Naked Eyes and Pete Byrne

When Steve and Brad room together on "The 80's Cruise" what will happen when the lights go out? Only Naked Eyes knows.

Drinks Weird Sodas

It’s Friday. It’s 3pm. Stop working, sit back, and read about me trying not to barf. This is the BEST kind of post for an afternoon like this, and you know it. So a few weeks ago, my friend gave … Continue reading ?

Film? That was then. The world is now digital

BoomerCafé's David Henderson on the enormous enhancements in digital photography. The post Film? That was then. The world is now digital appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Steve Perry shares his thoughts with fans on his 66th birthday

You know why so many people love Steve Perry? Because he's not afraid to wear his emotions on his sleeve, articulate any fears he's struggling with and just be honest with the fans who have followed him for decades. As is his tradition, Steve posted a message to fans on his …

Thursday lost and found: Espionage and 'The Sound of Breaking Hearts'

If a lost '80s songs falls in the forest, does it make the sound of a breaking heart?

A baby boomer kicks the coffee habit, feels great

Need a New Year’s resolution to live healthier? Here’s something you can embrace from a baby boomer who has proved his own commitment to good health: Vancouver, Canada-based screenwriter Michael Stephen McGuire, an active boomer who is focused on good [...] The post A baby boomer kicks the coffee habit, feels great appeared first on BoomerCafe.

When 'Twin Peaks' returns in 2016, will its theme song return to charts too?

A popular entertainment story last week was the announcement of the return of Laura Palmer and Twin Peaks to television in 2016, but while there is no debate the show is from the ‘90s, did you know the theme song Falling was totally ‘80s?

7 Things I Find Attractive in a Woman Now That I Am 50

Writer James Elliot on what’s so sexy about women his own age. The post 7 Things I Find Attractive in a Woman Now That I Am 50 appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Must-have for Star Wars fans: AT-AT Walker lawn ornament

Star Wars lawn ornaments. They're not just for Hoth anymore. Though this Imperial AT-AT Walker would look more at home on a snowy lawn. And it can be yours for just $39.99 from Thinkgeek.com.

Is this Gleaming Spies forgotten hit the greatest teen sex anthem of the '80s?

Are you ready for another great lost song of the eighties? Grab your apron, sit back and enjoy the weirdness of Gleaming Spies and their classic Are You Ready For The Sex Girls.

Lost and found: The Fall channel the Kinks with 'Victoria'

Another week and we still can't stop with the cover songs in the ‘80s, so let's keep it fresh and get Kink-y with a remake of Victoria by The Fall.

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