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Learning to Really Know How to Live in Alaska

Gwen Dobbs works for the Alaska Wilderness League, and loves Alaska. The post Learning to Really Know How to Live in Alaska appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer asks if a house fire is a sign from God

Writer Liz Kitchens wonders about signals from above. The post A boomer asks if a house fire is a sign from God appeared first on BoomerCafe.

It's the Ghostbusters doughnut ... What did you do, Ray?!?

Ghostbusters doughnuts? Let's just hope they're not filled with ectoplasmic residue. According to Variety.com, Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures (along with possibly Vinz Clortho and Gozer the Gozerian) have teamed up to give …

It's rich vs. poor week here: Tanita Tikaram's 'Twist In My Sobriety'

Yesterday on Lost and Found, we learned that a 47-year old Lou Reed topped the Modern Rock Charts in the end of the ‘80s, so let's got to the opposite end of the age spectrum to remember teen sensation Tanita Tikaram and her egdy Twist In My Sobriety.

What’s the image of baby boomers in today’s world?

Writer Mary Anne Hahn's not happy with the perception of boomers. The post What’s the image of baby boomers in today’s world? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

On New Measurements of Aging

Warren Sanderson, a professor of social and behavioral sciences at Stony Brook University, is working on ways to define aging other than the passing of years. "Everything is changing about 65-year-olds," he said.

In the '80s, Lou Reed thrived on the 'Dirty Blvd'

With the recent loss of Jimi Jamison and other ‘80s icons, it brings to mind other singers that have passed away over the past year. In October, it will be one year since Lou Reed died so let's keep his memory alive by remembering Dirty Blvd.

Midnight Syndicate – Halloween Music Collection [Review]

Originally posted on Metal Excess:Midnight Syndicate – Halloween Music Collection 2010, Linfaldia Records Buy the album Dark ambient, neoclassical, dark wave, Gothic, orchestral, symphonic, “soundtracks for the imagination”… It doesn’t matter how you want to categorize or describe Midnight Syndicate’s music. Show More Summary

Robin Williams, a complex and humane Baby Boomer man

Baby boomer generation expert Brent Green on Robin Williams. The post Robin Williams, a complex and humane Baby Boomer man appeared first on BoomerCafe.

New Ones All The Time

For the last two nights, I’ve had the same dream where I don’t have enough credits to graduate from college. Somehow after all this time, I realize I’ve completely forgotten to take math and science courses, and now I’m not … Continue reading ?

Rick Springfield and Stuck in the '80s meet face to face

Ready for a blast from the past? Here a transcript of our 2006 interview with Rick Springfield. Stuck in the '80s was doing "live podcasting" backstage at the "We Are The '80s" tour that fall at Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall. We were all set up in our own dressing room and interviewed the musicians playing that night, which included …

The story of X and 'Burning House of Love'

When the SIT80's podcast started a new series on covers songs, Drew brought to the table his entertaining story of the band X and their cover of Wild Thing that is probably the band's most recognizable song, but to get to their first charting song you've got start a little fire with Burning House of Love.

40 lessons from famous people over age 60

Inspirational quotes from notable people who about as old as we are! The post 40 lessons from famous people over age 60 appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Concert review: The Replacements at St. Paul's Midway Stadium

The Internet is buzzing today with photos from Sept. 13's Replacements show at Midway Stadium in St. Paul, Minn. Luckily, Stuck in the '80s' Minnesota correspondent and guest columnist Jim "Dr. Dim" Fitzsimons was on hand. Here's his review.

Boomer food choices – natural or ethylbutyrate?

For many baby boomers, it's an age to watch what we eat and pay attention to what's in our food. The post Boomer food choices – natural or ethylbutyrate? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Chia Zombies and a Batman Halloween costume from 1995

Where I work (which is totally not a Walgreens), I get to see all kinds of interesting holiday items come and go through our doors. One of the coolest Halloween items I’ve seen this year is the Chia (of Pet fame) Zombie line. They come in three different styles: Lifeless Lisa (not pictured), Creepy Holden […]

Tougher Than They Look

Researchers have written for years about resilience in the elderly. Now they're trying to measure it.

My First Solo Travel Adventure

Tomorrow I leave for Italy.  I will be gone for 18 days.  The first 15 days are vacation.  The final three days are visits with business contacts and clients in Florence, Milan, and Zurich. This trip is a new adventure for me in several different ways. Show More Summary

Thanks to Gene Simmons' big mouth, 'All Hell is Breakin' Loose'

The big Kiss news this month was Gene Simmons declaring to social media that "rock is dead." While Gene's quote got a fair amount of attention, will anybody remember that on Sept. 18, Kiss will celebrate the 31st anniversary of their "live unmasking" on MTV? Perhaps we need to whip out the defibulator and resurrect …

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