Baby Boomers Flock To Flirt School

Posted on January 22nd, 2013 in Midlife,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Toss out your inhibitions. Welcome to the brave new world. If you’ve got it, flaunt it. If you don’t, pretend you do. It’s not just for women or baby boomers, although the biggest demographic attending such classes are women over 35. Do baby boomers need coaching to flirt? After all, wasn’t this the generation thatRead the Rest…

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Today in Baby Boomer History

Posted on January 18th, 2013 in Music,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

“History:  gossip well told.”  ~Elbert Hubbard, philosopher “More history’s made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations.”  ~John Barth, novelist “If you think you have it tough, read history books.” ~Bill Maher, comedian. 1998: “As Good As It Gets” wins Golden Globe for Best Comedy Movie and its star Jack Nicholson gets BestRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened to Wonder Woman?

Posted on January 17th, 2013 in 1970s,Celebrities,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

Some people call me a one role baby boomer wonder, but I’ll take it. It’s not like I didn’t have any career after Wonder Woman, but that’s a tough act to follow. I always had the looks. I was Miss World USA in 1972. Sure, I’m not Helen Hayes but I was good enough to be inRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Invented No Fault Divorce

Posted on July 20th, 2012 in 1970s,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution,Women's Liberation by Terry Hamburg

“Every day, in every superior court in the state, the same melancholy charade was played: the “innocent” spouse, generally the wife, would take the stand and, to the accompanying cacophony of sobbing and nose-bowing, testify under the deft guidance of an attorney to the spousal conduct that she deemed cruel.” Stanley Mosk, former California SupremeRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Celebrity: What Happened To Anita Bryant?

I was doing just fine: top 40 hits, including Paper Roses, and several albums. As television spokesperson for the Florida Citrus Commission, my face was as familiar across boomer America as your mother’s. Close your eyes, it’ll all come back to you: “A day without orange juice is like a day without sunshine.” What babyRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Sexy Celebrity: Who Am I?

Posted on July 5th, 2012 in 1970s,1980s,Celebrities,Midlife,Music,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

I paid my baby boomer dues, brother. This kid wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth. My old man was a poor coal miner. I married at 16, had a baby, quit school, and tried to make a living at a bunch of things, from pounding nails to hawking vacuum cleaners. I hadRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Fake Expectations

Posted on June 26th, 2012 in 1980s,1990s,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Today, love is done my computer, scientifically matching heart and mind to produce the perfect duet. Some call it the new sexual revolution. A generation ago, before the brave new eharmony world, you did most of the leg work. Early baby boomers were in their 30s and 40s then, many reeling from divorce and lookingRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomers Return To Their Roots: Hair, The Musical

Posted on June 8th, 2012 in 1960s,1970s,Counterculture/New Age,Music,Politics,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

Sodomy Fellatio Cunnilingus Pederasty Father, why do these words sound so nasty? Masturbation Can be fun Join the holy orgy Kama Sutra Everyone! Sodomy, from Hair, the Musical 1968. Greenwich Village. Coming-of-age hippie baby boomers strolling everywhere. The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical rails against the Viet-Nam War, flaunts drugs, glorifies free love and bisexuality, spewsRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer “Stag” Film Bombs

Posted on May 10th, 2012 in 1950s,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

“Sex isn’t the answer. Sex is the question. “Yes” is the answer.”  ~Swami X,  comedian “Sex relieves tension – love causes it.”  ~Woody Allen It was a baby boomer “coming-of-age party,” 1958, when “sexual revolution” meant spin the bottle. None of us had seen bare breasts except in National Geographic. The notorious Tempest Storm wasRead the Rest…

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Baby Boomer Bare Knee

Posted on May 1st, 2012 in 1950s,1960s,Pop Culture,Sexual Revolution by Terry Hamburg

A moment seared in my adolescent baby boomer brain. I was walking upstairs for algebra class. As usual, I passed Marsha on the way. She was “bad,” and getting “badder” fast. That day she appeared with a skirt above the knee—the first girl in my high school that dared to cross the rubicon. The babyRead the Rest…

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