Divorce and black magic? We MUST be talking about ABC After School Specials! That's right, folks -- we travel back to 1980 and dig into the cheese-filled treasure, "What Are Friends For?". Also featured in this episode: Ouija boards and [...]
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This week, we pull a couple of groin muscles during the three-legged race at summer camp. Not really, but we DID pull a couple of ab muscles from laughing about the 1979 Bill Murray classic, Meatballs. Also featured: Susie's (unfortunate) [...]
This week, we recall note-passing, letter-sending, fortune-telling, diary-writing, and all the awesomeness of childhood friendships in the '70s and '80s. Also covered: balancing yo' crazy life, and ways our pets greet us when we return from vacation.
We are women, hear us roar! In this episode, we celebrate the women role models of the '70s and '80s. From Mary Tyler Moore to Ann Romano to Billie Jean King to Princess Leia, these independent dynamos showed us that [...]
We pack up the Family Truckster and hop on the holiday road with the Griswalds this week, and have opposite opinions about the hijinks en route to Wally World. Also included: the beauty of Google Calendar, staying present, and childhood [...]
An entire episode about cats? Sign us up! This week, you're in for a hiss-tory lesson about some of the famous cats of the '70s and '80s. Buckle up, Toonces, we're going for a ride! Also featured: retro cat food [...]
This week, we're featuring one of the most memorable dads of the '70s and '80s: Charles "Pa" Ingalls of Little House on the Prairie. We muse over what kinds of treats would be gifted upon him if the holiday existed [...]
In honor of Angie's upcoming wedding, we remember some of the biggest and wildest famous weddings of the '70s and '80s -- everything from the rock-n-roll-ness of Tommy Lee and Heather Locklear to the majesty (and giant sleeves) of Charles [...]
As the first of our ongoing reviews of the 70s/80s classics, we take on the quintessential coming-of-age book, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret, by the literary goddess of puberty, Ms. Judy Blume. Also included: vintage sanitary products, gratitude, [...]
Remember those wacky songs from the 70s and 80s that made us laugh and/or annoyed the crap out of us? How about the haunting ones that gave us totally creepy feelings? We sure do, and are sharing some of our [...]