The Oscars presents Ferris Bueller’s Day Off screening at LACMA

“Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it!” – Ferris Bueller When I learned about the screening of the 1986 buoyant and life-affirming comedy Ferris Bueller’s Day Off at LACMA‘s Bing Theater, I jumped at the chance to attend. This was the classic film […]

Retro Friday: ’80s Pop Culture Scoops

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 […]

Kim Alexis, Cojo and Fashion Meets Art at The Pageant of the Masters Laguna Beach

  Festival Runway Fashion Every year I make it a point to visit one of my favorite fashion events. This is not just any fashion show but it’s a fashion show that is part of the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. It’s like Project Runway but it’s called Festival Runway Fashion. This year the show […]

Top 10 ‘80s Pop Culture Scoops of the Week

Greetings PopBuff fans! My name is Dave and I’m a new face at PopBuff. I also happen to be Ruchel’s husband. Lucky for Ruchel, I’m a big fan of ’80s and ’90s pop culture. I will be joining the blog as an ongoing contributor. We are starting a new feature on PopBuff called the Top 10 ’80s Pop Culture Scoops […]

The Bangles Sold Out Show at The Coach House

The Bangles are one of my favorite 80’s bands. They really personify “girl power” as an all-female rock band that started in 1982. I’ve been meaning to see the Bangles for the longest time. Finally, I had the chance to witness this talented jangle pop rock group at the Coach House last June 6. Bangles started […]

Greg Louganis Returns to Mission Viejo Nadadores

On May 25th, I had the honor of meeting Greg Louganis in person at the Mission Viejo Nadadores dive meet.  Louganis, alum of UC Irvine and MV Nadadores was a special guest at the school to support young divers. I’ve been a fan of Louganis since I was 15 years old. I remember watching him […]

The Hollywood Show – The Ultimate Autograph 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 […]

Matthew Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary

Matthew Modine, a Golden Globe awardee known for his role as Private Joker in Full Metal Jacket, published a limited edition book of his diary and photos of FMJ back in 2005. This diary has now been updated as an iPad app and it will soon be an audiobook. Modine’s Full Metal Jacket Diary Ipad App […]

An Evening with Tom Wopat at The Curtis Theatre in Brea

The Tony Award nominee and star of the hit TV show of the ’80s “The Dukes of Hazzard” Tom Wopat crooned the audience last April 19 at The Curtis Theatre in Brea. After 30 years, Wopat still looked great and his voice still sounded smooth and rich. He started with the song “I’ve Got Your […]

Apollonia Kotero of Purple Rain, what’s keepin’ her up nowadays?

You have probably wondered where is Apollonia Kotero now, the love interest of Prince in the hit movie “Purple Rain” in 1984. Kotero recorded the song “Sex Shooter” written by Prince. It was a Top 10 hit in US R&B and US Dance Charts in 1984. The former Ms. San Pedro and an LA Rams […]