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Just Notes: This, that and the other 1
Monday, May 12, 2008

So...I had an interesting weekend, and I hope you did too. I got this killer dress from a consignment shop. Quintessential late 80's/early 90's, new with tags, and fitted out with linebacker ... [more]
Culture Notes: Rave on
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Originally I was going to do a feature on songs about radio...now that we've all been Clear Channeled ad infinitum, no one sings about the radio anymore. Oh I know that's simplistic; without the ... [more]
Culture Notes: Coty lipstick & Weird Al
Monday, December 17, 2007

What with the stress of the holidays, sometimes it's nice to just step back and breathe. I've had this Coty lipstick video in my bookmarks for a considerable time, and play it every once in a while ... [more]
Culture Notes: Random unremembered unremembereds
Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Perhaps a quote from Donald Rumsfeld is in order. "Reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we ... [more]
Culture Notes: More 80's Style
Thursday, August 30, 2007

"Ello, I'm Gizzard Puke, mugger to the gentry, and anyone who says punk's dead, will be." "This morning, I spilled coffee all over my wife's dressing gown! Serves me right for wearing it!" "Me ... [more]
Fashion Notes: making your own jewelry
Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I haven't done this for a while; every year, since I started in 2005, I've taken a few months off from making jewelry. The short version is it's an exhausting process. Unless you have the fortune ... [more]
Then and now: more 1980's
Thursday, July 26, 2007

I don't recall what the trigger was, but I suddenly recalled one of the most influential movies of the 1980's: Flashdance (1983). "Maniac" by Michael Sembello Perhaps this movie, and this song, ... [more]
Another 80's moment...
Sunday, July 22, 2007

I couldn't find a non-lip-synched version of this song, more's the pity. This video would be laugh-out-loud funny, actually, if it weren't for that perfect voice.Labels: music, retro
1980's style: makeup
Saturday, July 07, 2007

image courtesy time.com Here is how people remember 80's makeup: flawless skin, with nary a freckle, wrinkle, circle or bag; lots of mascara and liner; eyeshadow that ranged from "smoky" to ... [more]
1980's style: Cyndi Lauper vs. Madonna
Saturday, July 07, 2007

True Colors by Cyndi Lauper (1986) Madonna - "Get Into the Groove" Music Video Madonna eclipsed Lauper at one point; it could be argued it was a matter of style over substance, as Lauper was ... [more]
 

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