Baby Boomers: Beware of These Fad Diets

Posted on June 4th, 2013 in Fads & Toys,Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here are some baby boomer diets that should not be on your list.  No Huzzah For All Raw There’s nothing wrong with raw food. On the contrary, it’s great for you and packed with enzymes that are often lost in cooking. But not for your entire diet. Did you know that heating and processing actuallyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on June 3rd, 2013 in 1960s,1970s,1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

My Hollywood mug is as familiar to baby boomers as their grandmother’s. In fact, you’ve probably seen it more than dear old grandmama. But even when you look at me, you still don’t know my name. I’m “oh yeah, that guy…he really gets around…he’s uh…?” I’m what they call in Hollywood a “character actor,” aRead the Rest…

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On This Day In Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 31st, 2013 in Movies,Music,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History is herstory, too.”  ~Anonymous “Historians are gossips who tease the dead.”  ~Voltaire “More history’s made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations.”  ~John Barth, novelist   2012: Former Democratic Party Presidential candidate, John Edwards, is cleared on one count of corruption, with a mistrial declared on the other five counts. 2011: ReleaseRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Down On The Farm

Posted on May 30th, 2013 in 1960s,1970s,Beat Generation,Counterculture/New Age,Hippie,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  A few hundred idealistic, mostly baby boomer souls leave San Francisco in brightly-painted school buses and vans on a caravan quest across America, searching for a spot to establish an utopian community. In 1971, after 7 months, the group plops on the promised land in the wilderness of Tennessee. It’s the height of theRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Carpe Diem

Posted on May 29th, 2013 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Carpe Diem: a phrase from a Latin poem by Horace (65 BC – 8 BC), popularly translated as “seize the day.”   ~ “Live every day as if it were going to be your last; for one day you’re sure to be right.” ~Harry Morant, poet ~  “For a long time it had seemed to meRead the Rest…

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This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 24th, 2013 in Movies,Music,Television by Terry Hamburg

“Legend:  A lie that has attained the dignity of age.  ~H.L. Mencken, journalist “If you think you have it tough, read history books.” ~Bill Maher, comedian “Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.”  ~Plato 1993: Kim Basinger files for bankruptcy to avoid paying a $8.1 million lawsuit to Main Line Pictures for backing outRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Think Outside The Box

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 in Celebrities,Fads & Toys,Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  It’s hardly anyone’s favorite topic. But with those modern medical miracles, the future spreads out before you. Elderly is the new midlife. Still, baby boomers should keep pace with hippest pop culture trends in the afterlife. Cremation is not a fad. Almost half of all Americans say they will go that route. In theRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on May 20th, 2013 in 1970s,1980s,Beat Generation,Celebrities,Hippie,New Left,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  I was the most outrageous and stoned writer of the baby boomer era. I invented a special kind of journalism that became a pop culture fad – you get personally, subjectively involved with your subjects. Truth? What is truth? Truth is what you experience. Experience is seldom polished, rational, or polite.   I becameRead the Rest…

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On This Day in Baby Boomer History

Posted on May 17th, 2013 in Celebrities,Television by Terry Hamburg

“History is the sum total of the things that could have been avoided.”  ~Konrad Adenauer, statesman “A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up for the consumption of children and other innocents.”  ~Richard Reeves, journalist 2011: The final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show as many celebrities attend the star-studded event. 1990: Cheers’Read the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Pop Culture Profit

Posted on May 15th, 2013 in Collectibles,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “Collecting has been my great extravagance. It’s a way of being. I collect for the same reason that I eat too much – I’m one of nature’s shoppers. “~Howard Hodgkin, painter   How’s this for a nice profit? In 1938 you could buy the very first pop culture Action Comics edition, the one thatRead the Rest…

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