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Did you ever envision yourself as someone else? Not a specific person like a celebrity but just an alter ego?Every time I visit New York City I imagine a whole different life for myself. I picture myself living here. If I was 15 years younger I would probably love it. Show More Summary

Texas cowpunk in the '80s? It's more rank and file than you think

Hopefully you will be able to take advantage of the upcoming three-day weekend, but some will have to work. For those working this weekend, we salute you as you take your place in the rank and file with Rank and File.

When a boomer’s dad told him, “Digital, Smidgital”

Alan Paul reflects that maybe his dad had it right all along. The post When a boomer’s dad told him, “Digital, Smidgital” appeared first on BoomerCafe.

This stray cat's strut led him to solo hit with southwest flavor

Yesterday with featured Los Lobos who are best remembered for their involvement in the movie La Bamba. In La Bamba, many '80s musicians acted in the film such as Marshall Crenshaw as Buddy Holly. Before portraying Eddie Cochran in La Bamba, Brian Setzer practiced this acting chops as …

All our favorite bands are coming to ABC’s ‘Greatest Hits’ show

REO Speedwagon, Rick Springfield, Foreigner, Kenny Loggins and other ‘80s acts will be performing live on the new ABC summer series Greatest Hits. Greatest Hits, hosted by Arsenio Hall, will honor the hitmakers of the ‘80s, ‘90s and...

John Cusack turns 50: Here are 20 great lines from 81 movies

John Cusack is 50 years old today. And kickboxing is still the sport of the future. Born June 28, 1966, Cusack has compiled 81 acting credits. From playing “Roscoe” in 1983’s Class all the way to the 2017 movie Southern Fury, still in production. He’s been nominated for only a …

You can't build a wall around Los Lobos' 'One Time, One Night'

While the 1987 album By The Light Of The Moon by Los Lobos produced no singles that hit the pop charts, the album is solid enough that it has produced three featured songs/videos on Lost and Found with our latest selection being One Time, One Night.

Scene Seen

Sunday, 8am, corner of Broadway and 54th in Manhattan. I'm sitting on a bench outside Starbucks, across the street from the famous Ed Sullivan Theatre, home of the Late Show with Steven Colbert. It fairly quiet now, compared with the weekday craziness of midtown Manhattan. Show More Summary

Boomers face a new kind of job market

Executive search veteran David Kushner says boomers need to relearn how to land a job. The post Boomers face a new kind of job market appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Politics askew in the '80s too

After a few weeks off, Lost and Found returns to parades and flag-waving - but the salute is not for me. Instead we take note of the upcoming patriotic holiday to get a slice of some apple pie and lost Americana '80s music this week starting off with Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and their review of …

30 years later, ‘American Anthem’ proves never sometimes better than late

You probably don’t remember the movie American Anthem. Let me rephrase that. You shouldn’t remember American Anthem. If you saw it back in ’86, you should have immediately forgotten it. As in that same day. And if you waited on feedback before seeing American Anthem, well, you never would have gotten …

A new life in Havana for a baby boomer

Figueredo Véliz is capturing images of old Havana before it all changes. The post A new life in Havana for a baby boomer appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Did network TV jump the shark in 1976? Here are the year's top 25 shows

Our time machine to the year 1976 concludes today with a look at the 25 top TV shows of 1976. Many of these shows - Happy Days, Three’s Company, MASH - would continue to be chug into the early ’80s. Others - The Six Million Dollar Man and its spinoff The Bionic Woman - definitely feel like relics of …

Okay, so, it's a dog: Listen to theme song for 'Ghostbusters' movie

Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott have crafted a new theme song for the upcoming Ghostbusters movie. And about all I can say is: Huey Lewis deserves another settlement check for this sucker. It's basically a grungy, overly-technified version of the original theme song from 1984.

This list goes on breaking our hearts: The top songs of 1976

Yesterday, I celebrated the 25 top movies of 1976 in an tragic effort to someone reclaim my childhood. Today, I do the same with the 25 top songs of 1976.Chances are few of these …

The five best vitamins for baby boomers

A health writer offers some helpful tips about vitamin supplements baby boomers. The post The five best vitamins for baby boomers appeared first on BoomerCafe.

‘80s Nostalgia stole show at Hall & Oates in Montreal

Hall & Oates and Canada aren’t two things you normally put together, but the dynamic duo is a touring force these days and this time of year, a visit up north sounds like a good idea. Our Stuck in the ‘80s Montreal correspondent Peter Ryan was on hand for Tuesday’s show at the Bell Center. Here’s his …

An ape, panther, stallion and some Bad News Bears: The top 25 movies of 1976

If only I was stuck in the ‘70s. Think of all the advantages. I’d have experienced more of the glory days of print journalism. (Pica poles! Hot lead!) I could have waxed poetically about the Ford and Carter years. And I could have seen just as many great flicks (more or less) than I did in the ‘80s. Among the top …

Oh yeah! 30 years later, we're getting a Ferris Bueller soundtrack

John Hughes movies are beloved not only for their characters but also for their music. You’re eyeing your Pretty in Pink vinyl right now, aren’t you? Okay, now browse around and find that soundtrack for Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Can’t do it. It doesn’t really exist.Urban legend has …

All the best '80s memories have Pete Townshend eyes

Usually every Sunday evening, I sit down with YouTube and my Chromecast and dive deep into an artist's catalog and let nostalgia just get the better of me. This weekend, it was the songs of The Who in the '80s and their solo work. I knew my old friend Dr. Dim was high on The Who, so I fed him Facebook messages …

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