Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Jack LaLanne?

Posted on May 26th, 2010 in 1970s,1980s,1990s,Celebrities,Midlife,Pop Culture,Television by Terry Hamburg

Nothing happened to me. As I said in an interview: “I can’t afford to die, it would ruin my image.” I was born in 1914 when “boomer” meant someone who made loud noises. I was a muscle man and fitness guru before anyone thought it was “cool.” All these baby boomer upstarts—Jane Fonda, Arnold Schwarzenegger,Read the Rest…

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BOOMER TRUNK SALE

Posted on April 25th, 2010 in 1970s,1980s,Collectibles,Fads & Toys by Terry Hamburg

BABY BOOMER REVERIE: 1984 Nikos found himself in the right place at the right time and became the world’s greatest trunk maker. The 1970s antiques and collectibles renaissance was fueled by young boomer consumers. Boomers were also the principle sellers. Seemingly overnight, boomer childhood nostalgia turned throw-aways into valuable collectibles. Soon virtually anything not producedRead the Rest…

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