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While I’m no slave to fashion, I’m not immune to what’s all the rage, especially when I was a kid. Here are seven examples! Golddiggers/Termites When I was five, I really didn’t watch much TV. It was mainly the ‘70s … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 22: Who’s That Girl

I would like to extend a hearty Thank You to Krysi for suggesting tonight’s fine movie! One that frankly I’m surprised I hadn’t already seen, but I hadn’t. The opening credits sequence to “Who’s That Girl” features Madonna in cartoon … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 10: Two of a Kind

Right off the bat, you sort of know what you’re getting into with this movie, because there are John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John on the root menu, smiling, with matching feathered hair and Olivia Newton-John in blue ’80s sunglasses. So … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 9: Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo

My brother recapped it first! Click here for his take, and awesome site in general!   We begin with an extensive montage, where everything that you remember from the mid-’80s flashes across the screen in lots of color! Boomboxes! Fashion! Dancing! … Continue reading

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Hope Riding High: My Top 10 ’80s Fist-Pumping Movie Songs!

So this has been a big, controversial year full of politics and rage. An election and a rejection. Fights. Fear. A collapsing economy. I figured out why. It’s simply been too long since we had great, motivating songs in our … Continue reading

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Blonde Ambition

If you are going to get to know me at all, then I really must explain to you my hair in 1989. In order to believe that I was neither a) schizophrenic nor b) on acid, you need to understand … Continue reading

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Debbie Gibson’s “Electric Youth”: A Review!

“Electric Youth” was Debbie Gibson’s second album. And see, I get that Debbie Gibson might be considered cheesy by some, but I feel that despite her career longevity, her ’80s self is underrated. She wrote all her songs, played guitar … Continue reading

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