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Do you remember Eddie Money's 'sleeper' hit from the '80s?

With the close of summer comes one of America's favorite pastime of the summer fair. As the years have passed, summer fairs have increasingly relied on music acts to get people in the turnstiles. However, even the '80s the summer fair was alive and today you can attend with Eddie Money and hear We Should Be Sleeping.

That one time when Madonna wasn't burning up the charts

Hot enough for ya? From the constant heat of Florida to the Midwest scorchers and finally the triple-digit temperatures in the Southwest, 2017 has been another year of burning up, but it's nothing new as in the '80s we were Burning Up with Madonna.

A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget

BoomerCafe.com A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget Ron Gompertz recalls the day fake Patty Hearst was his fake news neighbor. The post A baby boomer reminds of a period we might like to forget appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

New podcast: What to expect on the next '80s Cruise

We're still eight months away from the 2018 voyage of The 80s Cruise, but it feels like the last one happened a century ago. (It was only March.) So for this week's Stuck in the '80s podcast, we invited Dane Butcher - cruise director of The 80s Cruise - to join us to spill some …

Trailer for 'Star Trek Discovery' is dark and wonderful

God bless, Comic-Con. Every year, it gives us some AMAZING previews of upcoming movies and TV shows. This weekend, we got a look at trailers for the Ready Player One movie and the new TV series Star Trek Discovery.

At What Point?

At what point do childhood memories fade away and why do they sometimes come crashing back, unannounced, for no reason with no prompting?My sister and I were in a carpool during my first few years of school. My Mother didn't drive, therefore she couldn't really take a turn as the driver, but the other mothers were ok with that. Show More Summary

1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me?

BoomerCafe.com 1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me? California boomer Gavin Lakin muses on those who shaped our generation. The post 1970s Counterculture: Misunderstood, Mystifying, or Merely Me? appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

Dead images

Ugh. Didn’t realize my old Photobucket account no longer allows posting of my uploaded images without paying a ransom of $399/year. Geez. Well, maybe some day I’ll get around to uploading all of those images to a new host. How did I discover this? Well, I just got done doing a major update to That’s […]

Actor John Heard dies at age 72

John Heard, who played so many roles in the '80s but was probably best known as the dad in the Home Alone movies, has died, according to media reports. He was 72.

 1982 Topps Donkey Kong Trading Cards

 1982 Topps Donkey Kong Trading Cards When I journeyed an hour down the road to Pensacola, Florida for the 2015 Pensacon, I was mostly interested in the vendors. Even if I knew I couldn’t afford all of the cool retro junk I was sure would be up for grabs, it was still going to be great […]

Until this song, Alan Parsons Project stood on much higher ground

Listening to yesterday's Keats song made me pine for more Alan Parsons Project music and today we dig deeper into their catalogue with Standing On Higher Ground.

Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change

BoomerCafe.com Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change Contributor Erin O’Brien is settling in to her new life in New England, and it's different. The post Even a baby boomer can still adjust to change … BIG change appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

How Do They Do It With All That Noise?

Wine bottles in wood display cases lining the walls from near the front to the back, huge wood-framed mirrors on the only remaining wall space, wooden chairs and bar stools lined up along tiled tables down the entire center, concrete floors... Show More Summary

From 'Boot' to 'Jacket' - Top 5 war movies of the '80s

The media is going nuts over Dunkirk these days, and rightfully so if the reviews are on target. In my family, going to a war movie was a rite of passage passed on from father to son. The only movies my dad and …

Let's turn our love around for this forgotten '80s supergroup

We love '80s supergroups that flew under the radar on Lost and Found and today we have one that was so far under the radar its almost embarrassing for music lovers. So today let's show some love for Keats and their video for Turn Your Love Around.

30 years ago on Billboard charts, Heart was alone at top

It’s a shame that Nancy and Ann Wilson are struggling with family issues and have put Heart on the sideline for now. Thirty years ago, they were atop the charts with the hit Alone.

Fun they were, now somebody pick up the phone!

Music videos were fun enough in the '80s but when you add Fun Boy Three, the fun multiplies threefold as evidenced by The Phone Always Rings.

Why the Hell Do I Know All These Songs?

Many boomers grew up in an era of musicals and variety shows. Songs from those performances became a part of our lives and hearing them now can transport us back in time in unexpected ways.The Rain In Spain Falls Mainly In the PlainGet Me To the Church On TimeI saw the musical "My Fair Lady" at a local theatre this week. Show More Summary

Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons

BoomerCafe.com Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons Nearly 50 years since man first walked on the moon and Bill Cushing remembers. The post Boomers all watched man land on the moon. There are still lessons appeared first on BoomerCafe.com.

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