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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. First, you need to understand just how much we as girls in the ’80s needed to look like  … 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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Debbie Gibson’s “Out of the Blue”: A Review! (That rhymes.)

Now that I am done reviewing the redheaded rebel of the late ’80s otherwise known as “Tiffany,” it is time to focus on her towheaded arch-nemesis — Debbie Gibson. I can’t lie to you. For me, it was not even … Continue reading

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“Tiffany”: The Review!

True story: I have both Tiffany albums in my iPod. And by both, I mean, the two that I know of — “Tiffany” and “Hold An Old Friend’s Hand.” Tiffany holds the ultimate key to my heart, as she sang … Continue reading

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You Know You Grew Up In The ’80s If: The Deluxe Edition, Now With Commentary!

1. You’ve ever ended a sentence with the word SIKE. Yeah, okay, when did that become the spelling of it? I used to make fun of Krysi for writing it that way. But yeah, I did say it a few … Continue reading

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