Topic: 1980s

Retro Romance: What Dating Was Like In The 1980s

Retro Romance: What Dating Was Like In The 1980s

America in the 1980s was bookended by the murder of John Lennon in 1980 and the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. In between there was MTV, AIDS, Duran Duran, crack, Michael Jackson, and Tiananmen Square.

If dating in the 1980s had to be summed up in one word, it would be the mall. It was the best of times and it was the most consumerist of times. Guys and girls were shopping for love in all the greedy places. Here’s what dating was like in the 1980s… More »

Daily Video Picks: The ’80s Are Taking Over Today (Bowie! Queen! Billie Jean!)

Daily Video Picks: The '80s Are Taking Over Today (Bowie! Queen!  Billie Jean!)

The months I spent in the ’80s were some of the best of my life. Let’s now take a quick travel back in time to that magical decade with some ’80s-inspired videos currently trending along the Internet waves. The vocal magic of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury? Check. An amazing recreation of ’80s cinematic moments? Got it.

Watch them both now and see more daily video picks from The Gloss! More »