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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1968: Bloody Streets, Yippie Theatre, Media Circus, & The Chicago 7

Posted on March 25th, 2015 in 1960s,1970s,Celebrities,Counterculture/New Age,New Left,Politics,Television by Terry Hamburg

    “Large amounts of hair spray were sold in the Old Town area stores during the time of the Convention. The expulsion of hair spry from a can when set fire to works as a home-made flame thrower. Royal Blue Food Store reported large groups of Yippies purchasing large quantities of hair spray. It isRead the Rest…

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Worst Baby Boomer Movies In History?

Posted on March 20th, 2015 in 1960s,1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

As St. Augustine said: “One can comprehend good only in comparison to evil; it is in this way one aspires to be better.”

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Baby Boomer “Summer of Love”

Posted on March 16th, 2015 in 1960s,Counterculture/New Age,Hippie,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

    If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair If you’re going to San Francisco, Summertime will be a love in-in there San Francisco by The Mamas and the Pappas, the #4 hit in the U.S. and #1 in the U.K, 1967   It was so hippie – no beginning, noRead the Rest…

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Ad Too Sexy For TV?

Posted on March 9th, 2015 in Sexual Revolution,Television,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

  You’re a television ad exec. Would you accept a commercial for Zestra Essential Arousal Oils for women, described as a botanical aphrodisiac that promises “heightened sensitivity to touch?” If you say yes, you’re one of the few. Even when they do, they don’t. The Oxygen Network limited exposure from midnight to 4 a.m. orRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity Survivor: What Happened To The Ken Doll?

Posted on March 8th, 2015 in 1950s,1960s,Celebrities,Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Fashion,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg

True confessions of the most popular boy toy in history.

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Dieting Is No Laughing Matter…Or Is It?

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in Midlife by Terry Hamburg

Here is some offbeat wisdom in the never-ending battle of the bulge. “I told my doctor I get very tired when I go on a diet, so he gave me pep pills. Know what happened? I ate faster.” (Ka-boom!) ~Joe E. Lewis, vaudeville legend   “Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass isRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrities Trying To Make A Buck

Posted on February 18th, 2015 in Celebrities,Movies,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

  “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.” ~ Horace Greeley, 19th century journalist. “Fame doesn’t fulfill you, it warms you a bit, and that warmth is temporary.” ~ Marilyn Monroe   What do all these celebrities have in common? Dwayne Hickman Larry HolmesRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Words To Love By

Posted on February 10th, 2015 in Midlife,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg
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“Infatuation is when you think he’s as sexy as Robert Redford, as smart as Henry Kissinger, as noble as Ralph Nader, as funny as Woody Allen, and as athletic as Jimmy Conners. Love is when you realize that he’s as sexy as Woody Allen, as smart as Jimmy Connors, as funny as Ralph Nader, asRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers: Are You In With The “In” Crowd?

Posted on February 6th, 2015 in Collectibles,Fads & Toys,Pop Culture by Terry Hamburg
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Collecting tips: “Out” today are manufactured collectibles like Christmas plates, souvenir spoons, new figural bottles (Avon, Beam), empty cereal boxes promoting TV, movie and radio stars, and linens that have to be ironed. “In” are hand-embroidered guest or kitchen towels, vintage printed children’s handkerchiefs and silk scarves by name designers like Hermès. Cold is noRead the Rest…

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