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Remember Physical Education or P.E. in the 80’s? There was dodgeball, the shuttle run, climbing the rope, and various other activities that are probably more fun to look back on then they were to do. In the 80’s, P.E. was mandatory and gym class was either something you looked forward to or something you dreaded. […]

P.E. in the 80’s

Until they invent an actual time machine, one of the best ways to take a trip back to the past is through the popular candy of the time. This is especially true when it comes to Halloween candy! You can really tell a lot about a period of time by examining its popular candy and […]

A Trip Down Memory Lane With 80’s Halloween Candy

Halloween is truly the greatest holiday of the year. It’s a time to celebrate what scares us. It’s a holiday that allows us to embrace vices and go wild. The phrase “trick or treat” literally means give me candy or I will prank you. What other holiday is celebrated by taking your children from house […]

Epic 80’s Throwback Movie Playlist For Halloween

The Breakfast Club was a great movie from the 80’s loaded with themes that are still relevant today. This iconic John Hughes movie is about five high school students who were sent to all-day detention. If you saw the movie you might recall soon after the students arrive in detention the assistant principal instructs them […]

The Breakfast Club: Still Relevant Today

Halloween in the 80’s was the best! Whether you were a kid in the 80’s and got to go to school in your costume, or you were older and got to go to the raddest parties, Halloween in the 80’s was incredible. Yeah, sorry to disappoint you but the Halloween Spirit Store did not exist […]

Halloween in the 80’s

Not since the premier of Stranger Things has there been such a fantastic love letter to the glory days of the 1980’s. The American Horror Story franchise is no stranger to reinvention or even pushing the envelope, but this season is something completely new. The series has managed to successfully reinvent itself in killer fashion, […]

Blood Galore In 1984: American Horror Story’s New Season Slashes Up The 80’s

Makeup in the 80’s…yes, girls wore a lot of it because after all didn’t girls just wanna have fun? Let’s face it, if you wore makeup in the 80’s it was common to layer it on pretty thick. The more color you added the better. Pop icons like Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, and even Boy George […]

Makeup Trends From the 80’s

The 80’s are known for delivering some of the best movies ever! Not only were romantic movies romantic, but action movies were action packed with good stunts and exhilarating effects. Part of what made watching movies in the 80’s so great was the re-watchability factor. How many times have you watched your favorite 80’s flicks? […]

Action-packed 80’s Movies

The 1980’s in America was a time and place that defies all logic. In many ways it was larger than life and can’t be contained or explained away in an entire library’s worth of books. But also, strangely, it can be encapsulated in a single photograph. This photograph of me in the 80’s says so […]

Time Travel in a Picture

Do you remember what back to school was like in the 8o’s? First off, we usually didn’t start until after Labor Day. Now kids are starting in mid August! I remember we all marched back into class with our head’s held high wearing our newest duds from places like Kmart, J.C. Penny’s, The Bon Marché, […]

Flashback to the First Day of School in the 80’s

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