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If you were forced to pick a song from the 1960's, the 1970's and the 1980's that was your ultimate favorite of each decade could you? Yes, I know it is tough...and I already hear you saying that ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 115 comments on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 09:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Anyone else out there recall growing up in elementary schools in the 1970s and being subject to such classics as Mulligan's Stew ? I came across some of their videos on youtube and it took me back ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jun 28, 2013 at 08:06 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Let's do the Time Warp Again....it's so dreamy, fantasy free me... Ok, ok, I will leave the singing to those with better voices than me, but I thought you might be like me and need a break from all ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 08:27 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
That's a scientific fact, I'm pretty sure. And if it's not, some scientists had better get working on it. Anyway, in honor of Valentine's Day, here's some evidence in support of that (irrefutable) ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:09 PM PST with 8 Recommends
My daughters and I watched much of the inauguration yesterday. Like many, we were deeply moved by Obama's speech, but were perhaps the most happy simply watching the Obama family hang out together. ...
by waydownsouth
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 07:27 AM PST with 91 Recommends
If you grew up in th 70s you could not help but run int Sherman Hemsley. Starting on All in the Family on thn moving on up to his own show, George Jefferson was a mainstay on television. In the ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 09:24 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
I grew up watching television in the 1970s, which seems to be home to some of the best television ever produced. In this diary I tried to fit the top 1970s shows in, but due to space limitations in ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 121 comments on Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 08:27 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Who can not love the AMC Pacer ? The Leisure Suit on Wheels, the glassine bolus of dorkiness ?
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 147 comments on Fri Feb 24, 2012 at 11:37 AM PST with 65 Recommends
This is my first diary. I've been sort of a posting smart ass to other peoples efforts. This started out as a comment, but when my wife read it she encouraged me to take the plunge and publish it as ...
by Grabber by the Heel
Comment Count 96 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 01:20 PM PST with 306 Recommends
After reading about the idiots in my state legislature (VA) and their War on Women ( Virginia-is-for-Zygote-Lovers-The-Commonwealth-s-Abortion-of-Common-Sense ), I got to thinking about the progress ...
by HLGEM 1
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 04:30 PM PST with 35 Recommends
If you were a child in the 1970s or late 1960s you must remember the cartoon shorts that featured the superheroes. The show usually began with a catchy song such as "Doctor Banner, pelted by gamma ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Feb 11, 2012 at 12:34 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Not much more needs to be said other than "Kraftwerk" They were pioneers in the 1970s and still going in the 1990s. If electronic music is your thing, sit back and settle in. I could spend a bit ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 32 comments on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 06:01 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Sometimes I look at the television shows geared towards children that are on now and it makes me miss the olden days. I was lucky enough to be born in 1969 in Detroit, so I was exposed to children'...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 06:42 PM PST with 17 Recommends
I am a child of two decades, the 1980s and the 1970s. I was born in 69, so my first memories of television came from the 1970s. It feels like just yesterday when I would watch these shows, even ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 124 comments on Sun Dec 18, 2011 at 09:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I thought I'd put up a nice thread for people to veg to, to post their favorite veg music, and just to relax and have a nice open thread. The songs below always put me in a mellow mood as I was ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 64 comments on Sat Dec 03, 2011 at 09:40 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I was lucky enough to have grown up in the 1970s in metro Detroit. I was exposed to a lot of tee-vee, which shaped my formative years... no suprise I am as messed up as I am now, huh? In Detroit we ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Sep 24, 2011 at 09:34 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Here's the thing. I noticed awhile back that lots of people who devote time to lampooning the "garish, burnt-orange, shag-carpeted tastelessness" of the 1970s are often linked to right wingers. Hmm.
by mftalbot
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 09:05 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
I grew up on Saturday Morning Cartoons in the 1970s. I do not know when they stopped, but all three of the main stations just showed cartoons when I was a child. I remember always looking forward to ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 58 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 06:16 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
The 1970s were a great decade for movies and songs from movies. I know that there is no way one diary could list each and every great song from 1970's movies but I hope that you will supply your ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 06:21 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
To me some of my earliest memories forcus in on watching television shows I loved. Everyday after school I came home to watch Ultraman or Johnny Sokko, before thoughts of homework or dinner even ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 86 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 10:16 PM PDT with 31 Recommends