The Freibrun’s 2012 Highlights

First and foremost, thank you for supporting my blog. Thanks for all your wonderful comments. We could not thank you enough for the blessings we received this year. We thank our friends, families and relatives for being part of our lives. What an awesome year this has been. Here are our 2012 highlights. School is […]

Andrew McCarthy’s Travel Memoir: The Longest Way Home – One Man’s Quest for the Courage to Settle Down

If you grew up in the ‘80s, you will never forget Andrew McCarthy who played Blane in Pretty in Pink. The teen preppy heartthrob who also starred in seminal films such as St. Elmo’s Fire, Mannequin, Less Than Zero, The Joy Luck Club and the classic Weekend at Bernie’s is also a well-regarded travel journalist […]

Totally ’80s concert at the Hollywood Bowl (Bow Wow Wow, The Motels, Psychedelic Furs and the Go-Go’s)

So where were you when the songs from Bow Wow Wow, The Motels, Psychedelic Furs and the Go-Go’s became radio smashes. Furr Shurr, you were reminiscing “the moment” when you were young and carefree. The Totally ’80s concert at the Hollywood Bowl was an explosion of nostalgia and undoubtedly the best era of pop music […]

Duran Duran, The Wild Boys Still Shine

I was a witness to one of the greatest comeback concert of the ‘80s iconic figures, Duran Duran at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, CA. Simon Le Bon clad in a British flag jacket with white pants and black shirt still looked handsomely good. As the superstar British group entered the stage, the audience […]

A Trip to Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum Hollywood

The family and I decided to go to Hollywood one Saturday to redeem the free tickets I won to Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood. Frankly dear, going to Hollywood from south OC is a challenge. Put together the traffic and three doppelganger ages of 3, 6 and 9 for 1 1/2 hours. Imagine hearing, “where we going,” […]

Hello 80’s and 90’s Pop Culture Buffs!

Hello pop culture buffs. This is Ruchel and I’ve been interested in pop culture since I was in first grade. I remember vividly in the 70’s, my mom, cousins and I were glued on the tube for every episode of  The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, Wonder Woman, Invisible Man,and Charlie’s Angels.  I […]