Need a little peace, love and understanding? “American Graffiti,” “An Education” and “The Sandlot” are just some of the coming-of-age movies that feature kids maturing against the backdrop of the ’60s.
It was an appropriately wet day for Saturday’s Mermaid Parade, but a little rain wasn’t enough to make the bevy of topless mermaids cover up their pasties. It was my first Mermaid Parade, and from the pictures I’ve seen I was under the impression that it would be an endless train of half naked young women, but in fact I’ve never seen more older women wearing less clothing than I did that afternoon. What is it about parades and Halloween that produces this effect on the 50+ club?