Blog Posts - '80s



A Midlife Pop Quiz You’re Guaranteed to Pass

I feel like Andy Rooney* when I say this, but did you ever notice that you can’t remember where you put your car keys or what you ate for breakfast this morning, but you can remember every word to a song from 1978? Get ready for a midlife pop quiz...
by Tweenior Moments on Mar 30, 2016

Happy 30th Anniversary, Ferris Bueller and Pretty in Pink!

I want to share two super fun articles that I just wrote for Parent.co about the 30th anniversary of two iconic '80s films: Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Pretty in Pink. Here's a teaser, but please hop over to Parent.com to read the rest. And of cours...
by Tweenior Moments on Feb 11, 2016

6 Lessons We Learned From Growing Up in the ‘80s

At a recent salon appointment, my stylist commented that she would never want to go back and relive her high school years. That’s a shame, because high school rocked – at least for the Class of ‘82 at my alma mater, anyway. Yes, even way b...
by Tweenior Moments on Sep 18, 2015

Which ’80s Pop Hit Are You?

No matter what decade you’re in, you can always be a material girl. BuzzFeed – Latest...
by TheseNews.com on Jan 30, 2014

Neon 80′s Style Party Sunglasses (2 Dozen)

Neon 80′s Style Party Sunglasses (2 Dozen) 4 Black Sunglasses with Neon Sides Suitable for kids, teens and average adults Great for parties, dress up, or just for fun Plastic (non-durable) These Neon Sunglasses are great for any kids party o...
by TheseNews.com on Jan 29, 2014

Dr. Sammy’s Best CDs of 2011, pt 3: the Platinum LPs

Previously: the 2011 Gold LPs and the Honorable Mentions. The Platinum LPs, awarded for exceptional artistic merit, are always the point where this process begins to wear on me. I want to make sure I have included all the worthy bands and that my w...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jan 24, 2012

Guest Post: Looking Back To the Late ’80s For ‘Contagion’ Guidance

Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Real Clear Markets Looking Back To the Late ’80s For ‘Contagion’ Guidance The clock has been turned back to 1989 and the stock market briefly cheered the temporal transformation, although credit marke...
by Forex Trading System Blog on Sep 30, 2011

[music] 80′s korea pop remake (80년대 노래 리메이크)

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by Astarmag.co.cc on May 24, 2011

Escape from New York

by The Movie Blog on Mar 7, 2011

Flesh+Blood

This ’80s film is maybe too little-known for what it delivers. Set in the middle ages, in a western Europe afflicted by the bubonic plague, it follows a group of savage mercenaries as they brutally loot, kill and rape. Having been promised grea...
by The Movie Blog on Mar 4, 2011

WebMD_Blogs: Latest News: Bret Michaels State: How serious is it: 80 hair-metal fans are at the edges of their seats … http://bit.ly/c92dao

WebMD_Blogs: Latest News: Bret Michaels State: How serious is it: 80-hair-metal fans on the edges of their seats … http://bit.ly/c92dao See the full article in the Twitter / WebMD_Blogs...

Mmmmm… beeeeeer: Nota Bene #2010-13

Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this post. Now on to the links! ...
by Scholars & Rogues on May 20, 2010

The Best CDs of 2009: the Album of the Year, and the Band of the Decade

Previously: The Gold LPs The Platinum LPs The Super-Platinum LPs For the better part of 15 years Green Day was merely one of the two or three best punk bands in the world. Unless you’re one of those hard-core types who missed the joke R...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jan 25, 2010

The Best CDs of 2009, pt. 2: the Platinum LPs

In Part 1 we had a look at some very good 2009 releases, and in other years some of those CDs might have made a run at a Platinum LP. As I said, though, this was maybe the best year for new music since Jimmy Carter was president. So please, give thes...
by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 27, 2009

Weekly Worth A Listen

(Learn more about this meme and grab meme header HERE.)Welcome to Ordinary and Awesome's Weekly Worth A Listen meme! This week's theme is 'Soundtrack Lovelies'. These are your favorite songs from your favorite movies and/or movie soundtracks.1.) "Let...
by Ordinary and Awesome on Sep 29, 2009

Weekly Worth A Listen

(Learn more about Worth A Listen HERE.)I have recently partnered with Chelsea from Music.Movies.Mayhem on my Weekly Worth A Listen meme, which I created probably a year or so ago. Chelsea will offer a weekly theme for everyone who participates. Ordin...
by Ordinary and Awesome on Aug 25, 2009

Friday's Freewrite

WOW! I am running late today with my Friday's Freewrite post. I have been so slammed with designs that I forgot about blogging here at Ordinary and Awesome. I am usually pretty good at managing work time and fun time, though. This FF post if truly go...
by Ordinary and Awesome on Jun 26, 2009

Outfit of the Day: Totally Awesome ’80s Style

Like, welcome to the '80s, my preppy pr0n pals. Today's post is going to be totally awesome. I don't know if you've heard, but the '80s are back in style, and like, that's a decade your blogger totally knows. There are lots of different '80s style...
by Shopping Pr0n on Apr 10, 2009


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