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7 Reasons I'm Grateful I Was a '70s Kid

Lori Ferraro | Posted 09.08.2016 | Fifty
Lori Ferraro

I’m a certified nut for nostalgia and I recognize that in myself; a toy, a song, television show or a glimpse of anything ever made in a ceramics cl...

Playing With the Past

Roslyn Bernstein | Posted 04.14.2016 | Arts
Roslyn Bernstein

There were many other surprises in this exhibit of nearly 500 favorites developed in partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society.

Here's What Frenchy From 'Grease' Is Up To Today

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 01.04.2016 | OWN

She was the 1970's most beloved beauty-school drop-out, and even decades after "Grease" debuted, the woman who played Frenchy in the film is still rec...

Omar in Algeria

Gary Garfield | Posted 12.30.2016 | Travel
Gary Garfield

We had driven the old VW bus from Morocco into Algeria. Crossing the border at Oujda required submitting passports and visa applications at least twenty-four hours in advance and then waiting for the permissions.

Write On: Nantucket Honors Robert Towne

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.

Why 1970s Summers Were Way Better

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.29.2016 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Grab your rainbow flip-flops and join me for a run through the sprinkler in the front yard, won't you?

On The Occasion Of My Son's Birthday, A Toast

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 03.07.2015 | Fifty
Jeremiah Horrigan

Today, I'll raise a glass to Louie Hevizy, the doctor who broke the rules and brought my wonderful, hard-working and loving son into this world.

Model Citizen Meets Modern Metals: A Fashion Week Feature on Gerard Yosca's Newest Collections

Lauren Demarest | Posted 11.13.2014 | Style
Lauren Demarest

After thirty years, Gerard Yosca Jewelry, Inc. remains a force within the fashion industry. And we had the honor of asking the man behind the jewelry, Gerard Yosca himself, to tell us more about these new collections.

Girlfriends: The Other Women

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 09.16.2014 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

Fortunately, I got to go to college in the late '60s. The Second Wave ruled! Birth control was readily available and there were savvy girls from all over the world at UNM. What was even better, they knew nothing about me. Sure, I was a little weird, but weird was in. I could blend. Somewhat.

Why My Kids Won't Have a '70s Style Summer

Sandy Roffey | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Sandy Roffey

I am a creature of habit. I thrive on a schedule. So, I make a lesson plan for my children in the summer and yes, I schedule activities.

10 Ways The Work Environment Is Nothing Like It Used To Be

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

Oh my, how things have changed. That's what keeps running through my mind as my 20-something daughter describes the office culture at her brand new job. Long story short: her work environment bears little resemblance to my job when I was her age.

'70s Adult Film-Inspired Lip Balm Is a Thing

Foodiggity | Posted 11.03.2013 | Taste

Balm chicky balm balm...

A Lesson In '70s Cool

Posted 12.10.2012 | Style

Launched by a '70s sitcom, this lady had it goin' on.

Sending My Kids to the '70s

Grown And Flown | Posted 01.01.2013 | Fifty
Grown And Flown

If I didn't have it in 1977, you won't be allowed to have it in 2012.

Book Review: Lola, California

Joel Drucker | Posted 10.17.2012 | Home
Joel Drucker

The newly-released paperback edition of Lola, California is a powerful, innovative and lyrical American novel. To read it is to enter a rich territory -- the landscape of memory and choice.

Get Sally Field's Stripes

The Huffington Post | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Sally Field has a pretty rare combination of characteristics: she's ultra-famous, yet very relatable. Standing just over 5 feet, "The Flying Nun" star...

FIRST LOOK: 'Disco Inferno' Takes Over 'Glee'

Posted 06.12.2012 | TV

After taking on Gotye's current hit "Somebody That I Used To Know" in its spring premiere this week, "Glee" (Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on Fox) is kicking...

Kill List: An Interview With Ben Wheatley

Farihah Zaman | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

The charming and hilarious Ben Wheatley spoke to me about growing up afraid in the '70s, co-writing the script for Kill List with his wife, Amy Jump, and why being chased by a horde of naked people is so damn scary.

'The Kiss': An Excerpt From Growing Up Levittown

Steve Bergsman | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

The following is an excerpt from Steve Bergsman's memoir Growing Up Levittown: In my first two years at the University of Florida, I never fell in ...

What I Wore: A Collegiate '70s Vibe

What I Wore | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

I'm calling this Love Story I, because I have a feeling a lot of my outfits this season are going to have that collegiate 1970s vibe.  I love the way...

Shelley Duvall in "3 Women": The Unexpected Icon

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Clockwise from left: Wikipedia, NARS Cosmetics, Spornette, Stila There is a quirky, almost eery glamour to Shelley Duvall's character in Robert A...

Carole King & James Taylor's DVD Is an Instant Face-Plant Into Nostalgia

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

If you're young, this may sound stupid beyond belief, but if you've got miles and bruises, this is music that connects you to old dreams and affirms every hope you ever had for your generation, your country and yourself.

The Opening of the American Marriage?

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lauren Cahn

I love my friends. Adore them, actually. Attractive, witty, successful, interesting people they are. But I won't lie: I have no desire to have an orgy with them.