iOS app Android app

'80s

8-Bit Versions Of Famous Art And Pop Icons Are All Kinds Of Yes

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts

What can possibly make you happier than accidentally finding out that if you Google image search “Atari Breakout” that you can actually p...

What It's Really Like To Turn 83

Stanley Ely | Posted 11.22.2015 | Fifty
Stanley Ely

Exactly three years ago, my uncle Morris passed away in Dallas at age 103 plus a few months. He never expected to live that long -- does anyone? But he did, and was alert until his very final days. This happened just as I was giving myself an 80th birthday party in New York.

4 More Reasons '80s Childhoods Weren't as Great as We Think

Mandy Waysman | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
Read More: 80s, Perms, Parents News
Mandy Waysman

People ran amok in the world thinking that because they were accepted into a publication, their work was good. There is no such problem these days. Thanks to the tireless work of commenters, we know pretty fast that our work didn't hit the mark with every person in the universe.

Here's What MTV Was Really Like In The '80s

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.29.2015 | OWN

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518974228&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&vid...

Conversation With Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle has been an influence on me for decades. I first heard "Lady Maybe" emanating out of a painting studio in the mid 1990's. I've been following his ideas ever since.

When AIDS Was Terrifying

Grace de Rond | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

In the late '80s, AIDS was mentioned daily in the news, and misinformation and fear were widespread. I wondered how I could keep my young sons safe. So I volunteered as a Community AIDS Educator.

Hey, Remember When Nostalgia Was Really Great?

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.24.2015 | Comedy

Ah, that was the golden age of remembering stuff. In a new video, CollegeHumor is tackling perhaps the ultimate millennial question: Remember when ...

10 Snacks From The '80s That My Kids Will Never Enjoy

Beau Coffron | Posted 06.14.2015 | Parents
Beau Coffron

As a kid, these are the tasty (and terribly unhealthy) treats I remember that ruled the decade. It's probably better for everyone that they are gone, but there's a small part of me that wishes my kids could have experienced the 80's treats that I did.

Jon Cryer Reprising His 'Pretty In Pink' Role Is Your '80s Dream Come True

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment

Duckie is officially coming back. Jon Cryer is set to reprise his iconic character from "Pretty in Pink" on the season premiere of "Two and a Half ...

'Rainbow Brite' Rides Again!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.15.2014 | Entertainment

Good news, '80s kids. The future is looking "Brite." The 1980s cartoon "Rainbow Brite" is now coming back in a brand new series courtesy of the vid...

10 Reasons Why Being A Boy In The '80s Was The Best

Beau Coffron | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents
Beau Coffron

The '80s epitomized great (and a few not so great) clothing styles. The shorts left little to the imagination, but kids today don't appreciate the natural air conditioning these provided.

10 Reasons Being A Kid In The '80s Was The Best

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 09.19.2014 | Women
Stephanie Sprenger

Despite being somewhat aesthetically unappealing, we children of the '80s had it pretty good.

Jimmy Fallon Boogies Down '80s Style

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.18.2014 | Comedy

If you like tacky sweaters, tiger-striped body suits and totally awesome dance moves, prepare to have your mind blown. Jimmy Fallon just went into ...

Swiss in New York -- Yeah

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

Dieter Meier, known as the Godfather of techno pop along with collaborator Boris Blank, kept Le Poisson Rouge jumping Sunday night, though the uber polite Swiss obeyed the New York cabaret laws and didn't dance.

Top 10 Love Lessons of Sixteen Candles

Em & Lo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Em & Lo

This week marks the 30th (!) anniversary of Sixteen Candles, one of the greatest teen movies of all time (right next to John Hughes' other classic, The Breakfast Club).

Dana Oliver

The Ad That Changed Model And Actress Kelly LeBrock's Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.29.2014 | Style

Growing up in the late '80s, there are a few pop cultural moments that define my childhood. From sitting too close to the TV to watch "The Cosby Show"...

Kevin Bacon Explains The '80s To Millennials, Blockbuster, White Pages And All

Posted 03.12.2014 | Celebrity

Kevin Bacon has had it with Millennials' disregard for the '80s. In a faux PSA for Mashable at Austin's SXSW festival, Bacon explains exactly why '80s...

A Chat With Kenneth Walsh About His New Coming-of-Age Memoir Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful?

Mark Allen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Allen

Growing up gay -- especially in the 20th century -- was a particularly challenging experience. Try doing it not entirely sure if it will A) lead to your getting a disease that will kill you within 12 months; and B) cause everyone you know and love to disown you.

Like a Rolling Stone

Lori Ferraro | Posted 04.28.2014 | Entertainment
Lori Ferraro

I made such a scene, it was talked about for a while afterward, and not in a good way. Jumping, screaming, almost crying, kissing the giant video screen -- it was not my finest moment.

5 Ways My '80s Teen Self Would Be Seriously Screwed Today

Lori Ferraro | Posted 03.26.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

I was pretty bad... at being bad. With today's technology there's no way I would have ever gotten away with anything.

If 'Star Wars' Was Japanese

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.30.2013 | Comedy

We all know that "Star Wars" has plenty of Japanese influence, from borrowing its plot from Kurosawa films to the name "Obi-Wan Kenobi." But the folks...

This Dog Has Moves

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.04.2013 | Comedy

In Kazakhstan, there exists a dog who is in dire need of four legwarmers. Not because it's cold, but because there is 80s music that needs dancin...

Bread Should Not Be This Sexual

Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy

You'll never be the same after watching a Patrick Swayze lookalike tear off his clothes as he makes bread circa 1985. Via Tastefully Offensive...

WATCH: This Is The Most Important Local News Intro Ever

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

Local news. It makes us laugh. It makes us cry. It lets us know that Patsy the 107-year-old turtle is finally being honored with a key to the city. ...

C-3PO Is A Total Sell Out!

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.02.2013 | Comedy

Behold! The missing link that explains dub-step? Well... not exactly, but much like dub-step this 80's commercial of C-3PO rapping with R2-D2 is hi...