Tag: The 80’s

  • Why Would U Mourn Prince?

    I’ve seen a few people question why people would honor Prince. He was, after all, controversial, edgy and so on. I’ve asked myself why I was saddened last week too. […]

  • Bring Em Back!

  • Misheard Lyrics

    My work laptop died today. That would be the work laptop that has pretty much everything I need to do my job. In order to keep from going “postal”, I […]

  • Well The Turkey’s Done


  • Random 80’s Item – Kangaroos

    Have you been to the sporting goods store “Finish Line” recently? If so, you may have noted that their stock of “throwback” tennis shoes is beyond belief. It was while […]

  • Thanks Paul Blart!

    “The Boy” and I went to see “Paul Blart Mall Cop” over the weekend. I won’t give a review one way or the other. I will tell you that in […]

  • Frigid Flashback Friday

    Economy is a mess. People are snowed in everywhere. Temps are in the negative numbers…. Just watch this 80’s music video and Don’t worry, be happy…. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjnvSQuv-H4&hl=en&fs=1]

  • An 80’s Christmas

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jEnTSQStGE] First off let me say that my commentary below takes nothing away from the heart of what this song was all about. Imagine what this world would be like […]

  • Misheard Lyrics

    Try not singing this today… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o2mqr3WMNw]

  • Thanksgiving 80’s Style

    Let’s call this segment “Cooking with Hanks” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSGMDHMAJrY]

  • I Can Name That Tune In…

    Sunday night, I had the priveledge of attending the Colts and Patriots game at Lucas Oil Stadium with several co-workers. The place was electric due to the Nationally Televised game […]

  • Happy Birthday MudPuppy!

    One of the many benefits of Facebook is the “heads up” of a pending birthday for any “friends”. Well I’ve been looking forward to this one all week. Today (Wednesday) […]

  • Yearbook Yourself

    For years, people who have met me A.H. (after hair) have asked, begged and even bribed to see pictures of me with hair. Well, thanks to the fine folks at […]

  • Quotable:

    The other day we were driving with the kiddies in the car. The soundtrack of the moment was 80’s music (I’ll give you one guess who picked that..and it wasn’t […]

  • 80’s Flashback: Howard Jones

    This post is in reference to my “Quick Post” below regarding Howard Jones. The East side of Chicago and one toll booth worker heard a live, unplugged and seated karaoke […]

  • The Worst Day in Sports

    Checking the schedule shows… NBA – Offseason NFL – Offseason MLB – All-Star Break NCAA – Kids are off for the summer NASCAR – Nope Bowling – Nada WNBA (yikes) […]

  • Four For Friday

    It’s that time again! Due to the popularity of a post earlier this week called “True” which featured some classic 80’s music, guess what this weeks Four For Friday is? […]

  • True

    A few weeks ago the family and I were on a road trip. The 80’s station on Sirius radio was the music of the moment and prompted the following discussion: […]

  • They’re Baaaack

    This is the funniest “Cover Tune Grab Bag” yet. What could be better than some 80’s music (Rick Astley) and these 4 crazies from MercyMe. You have to watch the […]

  • 80’s Wisdom

    “If lovin’ the Lord is wrong….I don’t wanna be right” – Randy Watson (Coming to America)

  • More 80’s Wisdom

    “So I got that going for me….which is nice” [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=TkLH56VlKT0]

  • Valentines Day 80’s Style

    Been really stuck in the 80’s the past few weeks. This happens often you know. With Valentines Day just around the corner, I am reminded of two of the greatest […]

  • 80’s Wisdom

    Dear Mr. Vernon: We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it is we did wrong, but we think you’re crazy for […]

  • 80’s Wisdom

    After listening to the song in the post below several times, I hit the satellite radio to re-live some 80’s memories. Talk about memory lane. The lyric below struck me […]

  • My Bucket List

    There has been much talk about the movie “The Bucket List” (which I have not seen yet). I don’t really have a Bucket List, but if I did, I think […]

  • Dancin’ with myself..

    Been a busy week. Some new developments with my job have had me workin’ hard and flying solo. I was emailing with Brian this morning and this song came up. […]

  • Name that tune

    The feedback to my 80’s time killer was fun (online and off-line). Most often heard and read was “if I would have heard the song beforehand, I would have known […]

  • Time Killer Wednesday

    I have not posted anything 80’s lately. I had to get my fix, so I hit this 80’s music quiz tonight. If you’re looking to kill a little time today, […]

  • Flashback Friday

    In honor of Bobby Brown getting a “clean bill of health” this week – [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fg2pzil1YQQ]

  • 80’s Wisdom

    “There’s a plate of homemade wishes on the kitchen window sill and 8 is enough to fill our lives with love” [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tincTKPfpw] I had Adam Rich hair growing up. I […]


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