’80s sitcom actor Rick Schroder, family man
Ricky Schroder stole our hearts in the ’80s TV sitcom “Silver Spoons” as the rich kid we all loved. Now 40, Rick has outgrown the child star persona — and the “y” — and appeared in shows such as “NYPD Blue,” “Lonesome Dove” and “24.” Rick is also a dedicated family man, having been married to Andrea for 20 years. Together, they have four kids: Holden, 18, Luke, 17, Cambrie, 13, and Faith Anne, 9. Rick opened up about his personal evolution, Holden’s traumatic head injury, the nonstop cooking and cleaning it takes to raise four kids, and their one-year adventure in Spain. Continue reading →
Published by Jenny Schafer, McClatchy-Tribune
Nadine Coyle ‘didn’t intend ’80s sound’
Nadine Coyle has insisted that she didn’t mean to create an ’80s sound on her new album Insatiable.
The singer said that she was not influenced by music from the decade and put the comparisons down to the record’s “live” sound.
“I didn’t pick the ’80s at all. I was born in the ’80s, so it’s not a particular time that I even remember well!” she told Bang Showbiz. Continue reading →
Published by Robert Copsey, Music Reporter – Digital Spy
The Frisky’s take on writing six 80’s Movie Sequels via ABC News
“Wall Street 2,” the sequel to the ’80s tome about unfettered greed, “Wall Street,” opens this weekend. I never saw the first “Wall Street”—I was in elementary school when it came out and still think a hedge fund is money you save to buy new shrubbery—so I’ll probably skip “Wall Street 2.” But! There are a bunch of movie sequels we Frisky gals would love to make a reality. And it’s just a matter of time before some uncreative studio jumps on these sure-to-be-hit film ideas! Movie moguls, call us!
“The Breakfast Club”
In this sequel to 1985’s “The Breakfast Club,” titled “The Brunch Club,” we catch up with the five lovable misfits who starred in the original. Nerd Brian (Anthony Michael Hall) is now unhappily married to Claire (Molly Ringwald) and is an internet kazillionaire. Misfit Allison (Ally Sheedy) and John (Judd Hirsch) are recently divorced. The two couples reunite upon finding out that their jock “Breakfast Club” buddy Andrew (Emilio Estevez) has fallen on hard times after not getting his college football scholarship. Continue reading →
Published by Julie Gerstein – The Frisky
‘Greed Is Good’ and the 80 Greatest Quotes About Money from ’80s Movies
This week, moviegoers are being reintroduced to Gordon Gekko, the (hated? beloved?) villain of Oliver Stone’s 1987 film “Wall Street.” In the sequel, “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” there are sure to be attempts at topping the brilliant, much-quoted lines of the original. In the trailer, Mr. Gekko (Michael Douglas) says, “Someone reminded me I once said, ‘Greed is good.’ Now it seems it’s legal.” Continue reading →
Published by Brad Tuttle – TIME partnered with CNN
‘Secretariat’ star Diane Lane is ‘a little fuzzy’ about ’80s relationship with Jon Bon Jovi
You can ask Diane Lane about her relationship with Jon Bon Jovi. Just don’t expect her to remember anything.
The thoroughly beautiful actress, who stars in the upcoming film “Secretariat,” says she’s “a little fuzzy” about recently published reports that her ’80s relationship with the Jersey rocker fell apart when Bon Jovi caught her frolicking with his guitarist Richie Sambora. Continue reading →
Published by Gatecrasher with Frank DiGiacomo via the New York Daily News
Got 80’s EE Bonds? Time to cash ’em in!
The Series EE U.S. savings bond turns 30 this year.
And any EE bonds issued in 1980 will stop earning interest this year — in the month they turn 30 to be exact.
If you own any such bonds, you can calculate their current value using a tool on TreasuryDirect.gov. You’ll need the bond series, denomination, serial number and issue date. Continue reading →
Published by Emily Glazer – Wall Street Journal
Brooke Shields Can Still Wear Her ’80s Calvins!
Brooke Shields says she can still fit into the Calvins she wore in the Eighties!
The model and actress, 45, managed to get herself into the iconic jeans that she wore at age 15 in the iconic ads.
“They didn’t look pretty,” she admitted, “but they fit. Continue reading →
Published by ShowbizSpy