After writing a recent post on 15 things I'd never know if I weren't a Gen Xer, I came to realize that I'm some kind of Generation X genius. I mean, I could be the "Rain Man" of the Gen X set. Seriously, throw some quotes on the floor, I'll tell you who said them.
OK, that test may not work as well as it does with toothpicks in the movie.
Yes, I'm somewhat stuck in the '80s, and I kinda like it there. So I thought I'd share some of the most random stuff I remember as a bona fide member of one big, weird, unorganized cult, GEN X ...
1. Spending Saturday nights hoping beyond hope Charo would be the surprise guest on "The Love Boat" or somehow Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop would find themselves in an eerie episode of "Fantasy Island" where Shari was the puppet. (I know I'm not the only one who wished for that storyline.)
2. Playing with Rainbow Brite, Strawberry Shortcake and Polly Pocket before they got all slutty looking - and, of course, my favorite, Barbie, but sheRead More »from 45 like Totally Random Things I Remember as a Child of the 80s