A $900 go-kart designed exclusively for children.
Star Wars pranks never get old. Here's a simple one, showing a Jedi prankster using The Force to keep the elevator doors from closing.
The Flashdance soundtrack was one of the most successful of the ‘80s selling more than 20 million copies worldwide and spawning two number hits in 1983 with Irene Cara’s Flashdance … What a Feeling and Michael Sembello’s Maniac. Lesser known is smooth stylings of Joe Esposito’s Lady, …
Technology for baby boomers? If you want a little help, here are some “must-haves" suggested by Dr. Alexis Abramson. The post Must-have technology for baby boomers to stay active appeared first on BoomerCafé.com.
In a quartet in which each personality was reaching for the brightest corner of the spotlight, original MTV veejay Nina Blackwood might have stolen the show in the new tell-all book, VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave. In the book, Nina details her many celebrity would-be suitors (John Taylor! Joe Cocker!) and the …
It's summer movie season and that means you and I can be found down at the local cineplex watching all the blockbusters. Or maybe not. I must confess to only patronizing the theatres a few times in recent years as I prefer the comforts of home for my movie watching.
We have those special days to observe and remember special events. Jane Paznik-Bondarin recalls her father, Sam Paznik. The post A boomer celebrates the memory of her father who loved America appeared first on BoomerCafé.com.
This is a slight departure from my profiling of artists never found in the 80s. Today I’m focusing on one particular effort by Brian Eno and David Byrne: the brilliant 1981 album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts.
I am a most fortunate baby boomer because both of my parents are still in my life and relatively healthy. I should be so lucky if and when I reach their age! Today being Father’s Day, I wanted to write a little something about my Dad and mention just a few of the many ways [...] The post A Special Thanks to My Dad appeared first on Go To Retirement.
Terence Stamp was perfect as Zod, Superman's most impressive villain, his hatred forged by his exile from Krypton at the hands of Jor-El. Stamp's cool demeanor still gives me chills when I rewatch Superman I and Superman II these days, as we prepare for the Man of Steel contemporary version of Zod, now played by …
Like everyone in the world, we’ve been having crazy weather. You know, the kind of crazy stuff that you swore never used to happen in 1980s. In the past few years, we’ve had hurricanes, tornadoes, snowpacalypses, derechos, and other hundred … Continue reading ?
We all know the famous line credited to the late, great Bette Davis: “Old age ain’t no place for sissies, ”and oh… how right she was! Yet—being the modern with-it women we are—this is when we can start practicing the art of acceptance. Acceptance, fortunately, is a point of view and life is all about [...]Show More Summary
Are we looking for toys that more accurately represent how we are feeling on a day to day basis?
While Adrian Belew has been honored in 2009 in the SIT80’s blog before by guest blogger Douglas "The General" Arthur for his contributions to '80s recordings, it is only fitting that on Father’s Day Weekend we add …
Father’s Day is with us. So it seems right today to honor dads. This is Harriet Harriet’s ode to her Immigrant Father. The post A boomer’s ode to her Immigrant Father on Father’s Day appeared first on BoomerCafé.com.
Rob Lowe can do pretty much whatever Rob Lowe wants to do. Play a hockey god in Youngblood. Channel a womanizing post-college drifter in St. Elmo's Fire. Pull off possibly his best work as a White House communications staffer in The West Wing. Hell, even dress up as Jesus for a Halloween party in Class. …
At the end of 1989, Michael Penn released his album March and the single No Myth. While the single did not start ascending up the charts until January of 1990, it still was born in the ‘80s, thus begging the question, "Was No Myth the last great single of the ‘80s?"
Our generation has changed the world, hasn't it? From music to politics to morality (for better or worse). Well, now you can add a new category: health care. The post How baby boomers are changing America’s health care appeared first on BoomerCafé.com.
The struggle to maintain weight affects many of us. This struggle is particularly important to baby boomers who potentially face a mountain of healthcare problems and their associated costs in retirement. The U.S. has the most expensive healthcare system in the world (but sadly not the best care) and the tide has still not turned. I [...]Show More Summary