As we jump into today’s post, let’s look at a few ways to “get away from it all” this weekend while sitting on your couch wrapped in a blanket. We begin with some easy watercolor painting and then move into retro made-for-TV movie bingeing while consuming the beverage of your choice.
Ah, back to school season in the ’80s. When the biggest dilemma was whether or not to help your nerdy classmate become popular in exchange for a payment of $1,000. This is child’s play compared to the angst and parental guilt that this year’s pandemic back-to-school season has unleashed. It’s time to escape again, and nostalgia is here for you.
Maybe it’s the upcoming premiere of Stranger Things’ third season…doesn’t this summer feels like the perfect time to dive back into the ’80s?! It’s that giddy feeling of waiting for the season’s biggest blockbuster, and filling the time with your very favorite things while you count down the days.
It’s back-to-school season… The good news: you’re never too old to revel in the magic of ’80s campus movies! Everyone went back to school in the Decade of Decadence. Whether you were a spazz, a dork, a geek, or Rodney Dangerfield, you had a shot.
Back-to-school season has arrived! Whether you’ve actually headed back to school or you’re entering a new busy season of life, don’t let the weight of your daily schedule get you down. Instead, fill your desk with colorful school supplies!
You’re looking at the amazing modern beach house from the 1989 comedy Weekend at Bernie’s. If you’ve seen this movie, you know one really good reason to watch: the design! Keep reading for details…and LOTS of photos!
Today we delve into the whimsical world of the 1988 film Big, which tells the story of barely-teen Josh Baskin as he makes a wish to be “big”… Enter 30-year-old Tom Hanks as the grown-up Josh. This piece of cinematic magic is without a doubt a “big movie”, from Hanks’ stellar performance to the ’80s-fabulous interiors.
The holidays are here, and there’s nothing like a retro Christmas in the city! There’s just something about the snowy New York of When Harry Met Sally, the magical department store of Miracle on 34th Street, and the twinkle light-filled Chicago streets of Vice Versa…
Welcome to pledge week 1986! Except this pledge week will include a zombie invasion, thanks to alien slugs that contaminate a 1950s college student, who is cryogenically frozen, then thawed thirty years later. This is the plot of Night of the Creeps, and it only gets better, delivering a massive dose of ’80s style in the process…
I could write many posts on ’80s campus movies as a genre. But since it’s back-to-school season, today I’m focusing on just one of my all-time favorite campus films: Back to School, a movie that depicts a world where a 60-year-old man without a high school diploma can enroll in college with his son, where dorm rooms can be remodeled at will to reflect the best of ’80s design, and where Oingo Boingo can play at your next party if you have the right connections.