The GLOW Soundtrack Is Absolutely 80s
Jun26

The GLOW Soundtrack Is Absolutely 80s

We reported on the release of the GLOW reboot by Netflix. However the GLOW soundtrack blew us away completely with some of the offerings. We haven’t been this excited about an 80s driven soundtrack since Stranger Things. Having a captivating storyline, good actors and an incredibly awesome show to build off of is awesome and all. However, when you factor in a soundtrack that captivates you and puts you right back in the setting...

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Traveling In The 80s
Jun26

Traveling In The 80s

Can you remember how much a plane ticket cost in the 80s? Or what it was like traveling in the 80s? There are pros and cons to then versus now, that’s for sure. And there’s one thing that everyone can agree was better left for 80s travelers.  Traveling In The 80s Meals There were meals provided on airplanes. Well there are varying accounts of the quality of the food, there was food nonetheless. It’s also worth mentioning that if you...

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What Life Was Like 29 Years Ago
Jun26

What Life Was Like 29 Years Ago

The year was 1988, almost 30 years ago now. A perm cost you $20 and an fancy meal was less than $10. Want more 1988 nostalgia? Check out what life was like 29 years ago. What Life Was Like 29 Years Ago Best TV shows: The Wonder Years Roseanne The Cosby Show America’s Most Wanted 48 Hours Cheers Growing Pains The Golden Girls Mission: Impossible ALF   For the Kids: Garfield and Friends Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Best...

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The 1980 Chevy Corvette Stingray Is Timeless
Jun22

The 1980 Chevy Corvette Stingray Is Timeless

There are some cars that happen to define a year. The 1980 Chevy Corvette Stingray is one of those cars for sure. It’s simply timeless. We decided we’d share a few of the reasons why this majestic beast will remain untouchable. The 1980 Chevy Corvette Stingray Is Timeless Yes, yes it is. The name of this vehicle comes from the obvious shape and illusion it evokes. The sleek curves that flare out, gives the car the effect...

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Popular 80s Devices That Have All but Disappeared
Jun22

Popular 80s Devices That Have All but Disappeared

80s devices are extinct now and can be some of the hardest relics to find. The 80s Walkman provided musical entertainment to whomever wanted to listen. Anybody still have one? Or know where you can find one? My guess is probably not. What about a VCR? Again, I’ll assume no. Why is this? Well, although these “relics” are still seen and found, they’re on their way out. Popular 80s Devices That Have All but Disappeared VHS VHS tapes may...

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80s Logos Were and Still Are The Most Eye-Catching
Jun21

80s Logos Were and Still Are The Most Eye-Catching

What is it about the 80s logos that were so eye-catching? Well almost everything you could think about really. Today’s logos are bland and colorless. Unlike the old 80s logos that featured plenty of colors, shapes and plenty of flare. 80s Logos Were and Still Are The Most Eye-Catching Let’s talk color. Color was one of the most important and standout aspects of these logos. The 80s Apple logo makes the current one look...

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The 80s Movies I Grew Up Watching (And Quizzes!)
Jun21

The 80s Movies I Grew Up Watching (And Quizzes!)

There are two types of people in this world. The ones that like to watch an 80s movies once and the ones that will watch them over and over. My Dad is the latter and so am I. I grew up in the 90s watching 80s movies. I thank him for my love of 80s movies, so many of which, are still my favorites to this day. The 80s Movies I Grew Up Watching (And Quizzes!) Trading Places This movie has you entertained and laughing from start to...

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Like Totally 80s – What Life was Like in 1984
Jun21

Like Totally 80s – What Life was Like in 1984

Do you know what huge electronic technology came out in 1984? Any writers you know from that year? This year was a great year and here’s why. What Life Was Like in 1984 Popular TV: Jeopardy The Cosby Show The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes V Murder, She Wrote Night Court Who’s The Boss?   For the Kids: Punky Brewster Thomas and Friends Muppet Babies   Popular Movies: Ghostbusters Beverly Hills Cops The Terminator...

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GLOW Is Now On Netflix and It’s Awesomely 80s
Jun19

GLOW Is Now On Netflix and It’s Awesomely 80s

GLOW was the 80s female wrestling show that gave us elements of the wrestling world we weren’t necessarily prepared for. Now, GLOW is back with a slightly altered mission but it does feature some incredibly awesome 80s elements. “In Netflix’s new half-hour dramedy GLOW, Alison Brie plays an aspiring actress in early Eighties Los Angeles who, after finding herself fed up with her limited choices as a woman in show...

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Why 80s Sitcom Sidekicks Are The Best ‘Wingmen’
Jun19

Why 80s Sitcom Sidekicks Are The Best ‘Wingmen’

What comes to mind when you think of an 80s sitcom? Maybe it’s the sweet hearted conversations of the Tanners. Better yet, maybe you recall the Tanners ripping on Kimmy Gibbler. And really, what would Full House be without the wonderfully obnoxious, free-spirited Kimmy Gibbler living next door? Which brings me to my point. How awesome are the sitcom sidekicks of the 80s? There’s the witty, fun, rabble-rousers like Zack and...

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Like Totally 80s – What Life Was Like in 1983
Jun12

Like Totally 80s – What Life Was Like in 1983

The year when a new car was less then $10,000 and gas to fill it was a mere $1.17 per gallon. What else do you know and love about 1983? Here’re some facts and figures from what life was like in 1983. What Life Was Like in 1983 Best TV Shows: The A-Team M*A*S*H* Webster Magnum, P.I. CHiPs We Got It Made The Love Boat Knight Rider Cheers Fraggle Rock Best Movies: Scarface Return of the Jedi Trading Places Flashdance Risky...

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Like Totally 1981- What Life Was Like 36 Years Ago
Jun07

Like Totally 1981- What Life Was Like 36 Years Ago

It was 36 years ago when it was 1981. It cost you under $3.00 to see Stripes when it came out and you were probably watching shows like Happy Days and The Jeffersons. Here’s more for a nostalgic look at like in 1981. Like Totally 1981- What Life Was (Like 36 Years Ago?) Best TV shows: Magnum, P.I. Three’s Company The Jeffersons 60 Minutes Duke’s of Hazzard M*A*S*H* Little House on the Prairie Happy Days Diff’rent Strokes CHiPs...

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These 80s Summer Styles are Perfect for Summer 2017
Jun05

These 80s Summer Styles are Perfect for Summer 2017

The 80s are back! Ok, so not really. But the fashion is. For summer trends this year, look back to the 80s. These 80s Summer Styles are Perfect for Summer 2017 High-Waisted Floral Shorts Waist (bands) were higher in the 80s and the look is in again. A midriff shirt shows off the high waist and a little skin too.  Neon High-Waisted Pencil Skirts Pencil skirts are a fashion that will never fade. This color though? Not as common as it...

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15 Ways To Show Today’s Kids A Fun 80s Summer
Jun02

15 Ways To Show Today’s Kids A Fun 80s Summer

How do you have a totally 80s summer with kids? (Or at least a summer day from the 80s?) No cell phones, laptops, or i- Anythings! But what else is there to do? So much. 15 Ways To Show Today’s Kids A Fun 80s Summer Go to the Park Swing on the swings and slide down the slide. Run around and play on the play set. You won’t regret it. Sidewalk Chalk Everyone can join in on this. Make a picture or play a game, whatever you...

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Teddy Ruxpin: Childhood Hero Or Creepy Bear?
Jun01

Teddy Ruxpin: Childhood Hero Or Creepy Bear?

In 1985 the Teddy Ruxpin talking teddy bear was introduced and back then it was super cute. However the more we think about it now, it comes across as quite the creepy gift for a young child. That theory is made a little more by an old commercial we dug up on YouTube. When introducing his Teddy Ruxpin to the class, a little boy becomes discouraged as his classmates seem disinterested in his show and tell piece. That’s when a...

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