Still Stuck in the ’80s

Kristen Mai Pham circa 1986

As some of you know, Paul, my BFF and partner in crime, is a former professional musician. A guitar player to be exact. Growing up listening to the Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, and Earth Wind & Fire, Paul is a connoisseur of “real” music as he likes to say. I, on the other hand, grew […]

Cindy Crawford Signs her New Book ‘Becoming’ at Barnes & Noble LA

Becoming signed by Cindy Crawford

  On October 15, I attended the book signing event for Cindy Crawford. In the book Becoming, American icon and supermodel Cindy Crawford looks back at pivotal moments in her life and career, sharing engaging stories of her professional and personal evolution, and the lessons she learned along the way. The book is illustrated by […]

Retro Friday: ’80s Pop Culture Scoops

Andy Warhol Amiga 1000

My weekly look at ’80s pop culture is now a Friday tradition on PopBuff. I did a deeeep web cavity search and turned up ten of my favorites around the net. My favorite on the list- King of ’80s fashion.  #1 AN ORAL HISTORY OF THE (SAVAGE, SEXY, SEMI-SEXIST) BEER INDUSTRY IN THE ’80S David Infante […]

The Hollywood Show – The Ultimate Autograph Show

Hollywood Show

Going to The Hollywood Show has been a tradition for me since the first time I visited in 2012. In fact, The Hollywood Show was one of the channels that helped me create my blog about ‘80s and ‘90s pop culture. I remember one time I was just Googling celebrity autographs and a link came […]

Jennie Garth’s Book Launching Event – Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde

Jennie Garth Book Launching Deep Thoughts of a Hollywood Blonde

  Jennie Garth, 40, best known as Kelly Taylor in the hit teen soap Beverly Hills 90210 launched her first book, her memoir entitled “Deep Thoughts From A Hollywood Blonde” at Barnes & Noble, The Grove at Farmers Market Los Angeles on Monday, March 10. She is also known as Valerie Tyler on the sitcom […]

C. Thomas Howell, Still Busy as Ever

C. Thomas Howell

C. Thomas Howell, also known as CT made his film debut in the 1982 blockbuster movie E.T the Extra-Terrestrial. Later on, he was cast as the lead in Francis Ford Coppola’s movie “The Outsiders“. In 1985, he starred in the lead role of “The Secret Admirer” one of my favorite teen movies of all time. […]

A Concert Review on Missing Persons’ Dale Bozzio

Dale Bozzio, The Missing Persons Band

Thirty years have gone by and their music still sounds beautiful. Dale Bozzio, front person of Missing Persons and the Lady Gaga of her generation, performed all the Missing Persons’ ’80s classic hits – “Words”, “Destination Unknown”, and “Walking in LA” last January 19 at The Coach House. The first song she performed was “Mental […]

Come aboard with Jill Whelan

Jill Whelan with Popbuff blogger Ruchel Freibrun

Jill Whelan is best known for playing Vicky Stubing, the daughter of Capt. Stubing, in the hit television series “The Love Boat” from 1979-1986. She also appeared in the hit movie “Airplane” in 1980. According to Wikipedia , after Love Boat, she found a new career in TV journalism, and worked as an investigative producer […]

A One on One with Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio

Ralph Macchio is best known as Daniel LaRusso in The Karate Kid films that spawned hit sequels and scored phenomenal success in the mid to late ’80s. The baby-face star also popularized the “crane kick” move among ’80s teens. In the ’90s Macchio had a variety of acting roles including the 1992 comedy hit movie, “My Cousin […]

John Schneider, Just The Good ‘Ol Boy

John Schneider with Ruchel Freibrun Pop Culture Blogger

I recently had the opportunity to meet and interview John Schneider at The Hollywood Show. John Schneider played “Bo Duke” in the hit series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” He co-starred with Tom Wopat as “Luke” and Catherine Bach as “Daisy Duke.” I remember I was an 11-year-old tween when I started to watch the show faithfully. I bought Tiger Beat […]