Baby Boomer Sex Siren: Who Am I?

Posted on April 26th, 2015 in 1950s,1960s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  I was one of the steamiest femme fatale bombshells of the 1950s. Baby boomer boys and their dads went ga-ga when they saw me. Boomers think they invented the sexual revolution. My generation created the public candy store. The boomers made the door key. I know I’ll sound petty now…but Marilyn Monroe was alwaysRead the Rest…

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Boomers Just Hang: Be-In There Or Be Square

Posted on April 23rd, 2015 in 1960s,Counterculture/New Age,Hippie,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  January 14, 1967. It quickly became a hippie badge of honor. Golden Gate Park, a few months and few blocks from ground zero of the San Francisco Summer of Love. We’re talking about the first, the historic, star-studded, stoned-out Be-In, officially known as the Human Be-In, A Gathering of the Tribes.    The direct inspiration was to protest aRead the Rest…

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Up & Up. Boomers Debut Hot Mini-Skirt

  It was blamed for fender benders, sprained necks, and the demise of Western Civilization. Designer Mary Quant unveiled the shocking baby boomer fashion in the “Swinging London” Chelsea district.   What began in 1965 as local pop culture fad became de rigueur for young boomers worldwide, showing off more leg than ever imagined. NoRead the Rest…

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Boomer Dead Celebrity List: A Trivia Quiz

Posted on April 16th, 2015 in Celebrities,Crime,Fads & Toys,Music,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.” ~George Carlin “The really frightening thing about middle age is the knowledge that you’ll grow out of it.” ~Doris Day “I intend to live forever. So far, so good.” ~Steven Wright, comedian  Boomer Trivia Questions   ►Which one the following was notRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to John “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine” Bobbit?

Posted on April 14th, 2015 in 1990s,Celebrities,Crime,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

  I had the most painful 15 minutes of baby boomer fame in history. The surgery lasted a lot longer, almost 10 hours. Let me admit right off, I ain’t no saint. But hey, I was the victim, dude. Feminists treated me like a criminal and turned it into women’s lib cause celeb. Remember, Lorena slicedRead the Rest…

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The Secret Food Cravings of Boomer Era Presidents. Warning: This Is Not Appetizing

Posted on April 10th, 2015 in Celebrities,Politics,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  “Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.”  ~Anonymous   *****   Lyndon Johnson loved Fresca so much he installed a sofa fountain dispenser in the Oval Office exclusively for the drink. His special treat was hot biscuits with deer sausage. He was the firstRead the Rest…

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Just Who Were The Beatniks? Literary Visionaries, Cultural Rebels, Street Thugs, or Maynard G. Krebs?

Posted on April 8th, 2015 in 1950s,1960s,Beat Generation,Celebrities,Crime,Movies by Terry Hamburg

  With all due respect to Greenwich Village, the epicenter of the Beat Movement was closer to Greenwich Street in San Francisco – a 20 minute jaunt to fabled North Beach. Here is where the likes of Kerouac, Ginsberg, Cassady, and Ferlinghetti roamed the streets and back alleys. City Lights was the mecca Beat book store.   InRead the Rest…

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Punk You, Boomer!

An in-your-face social/political/grooming/whatever rebellion.

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Baby Boomer Nose Jobs: Are You Hiding The Secret?

Posted on March 31st, 2015 in 1960s,Fads & Toys,Fashion,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

  It was all very hush-hush. Cosmetic miracles began with Hollywood celebrities. When baby boomers lined up in the 1950s and 60s for “nose jobs,” plastic surgery went pop culture.   It remained hush-hush. Doctor’s offices had private waiting rooms. You want the world to see a new you but you don’t want them to know they’reRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Sex Siren: What Happened to Carol Doda?

Posted on March 29th, 2015 in 1960s,Crime,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

  In my 15 minutes of boomer fame, I was the biggest pop culture celebrity around—literally. Get a load of these numbers. 44DD/24/35. I was the first to go topless in 1964 and started a sexual revolution that spun as fast as twirling tassels. Topless is so common today, it’s hard to believe how daringRead the Rest…

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