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Five for Friday: Fashion Forward or Faux Pas?

July 23, 2010 by  
Filed under On Life

The 80’s were big – really big. Big jewelry, big hair, big shoulder pads. Here’s a look at five styles that were all the rage in the 80’s. 1. Tshirts with Blazers  and loafers without socks – Thanks to Miami Vice detectives Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs, high school boys in the 80’s felt comfortable […]

Funny How Time Flies

July 21, 2010 by  
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Yup, that’s me decked out in peach satin and lace on my way to the 1987 Teaneck High School prom. I’ve blurred my date’s face to protect the not so innocent. The theme song was Janet Jackson’s “Funny How Time Flies” and at the time I didn’t realize how significant those words would be more […]

The 80’s: The music that defined the decade – Part 2

July 19, 2010 by  
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While the first half of the decade brought us artists like Tears for Fears and Human League, the second half of the 80’s brought us hits by Sade, Janet Jackson and U2. Here are 20 more songs that made my 80’s list.

WAF’s Five for Friday – Fun in the 80’s Edition

July 16, 2010 by  
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Since we’re like, in 80’s mode, I thought I’d like, revisit like five 80’s pop cultural phenomenon that were like all the rage during the 80’s. If you count, my like, excessive use of the word like, then it’s actually like six.

The 80’s : The music that defined the decade – Part 1

July 12, 2010 by  
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The 80’s saw the emergence of recording stars such as Madonna, Janet Jackson, and Tracy Chapman. Check out the image gallery below and the first 20 of my 40 songs that helped define the decade for me.

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