The Boomer Brief


Who needs The Boomer Brief?

All Baby Boomers.  According to the last census, there are about 80 million of us in the United States.  If you were born between 1946 and 1964 and grew up listening to Elvis, the Beatles or the Eagles, there's a really good chance you'll relate. Our mantra is "It's not about where you live, it's how you live."  Beatles Debut on Ed Sullivan.jpg


Should I send you an unsolicited post?

Yes, if it's:

  1. Short (300 words max)
  2. Current. (Nobody cares where you were when you saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan.  Nostalgia isn't what it used to be)
  3. Entertaining. (You know that funny story you tell at parties about your dog chewing up the azaleas?  Yeah, your wife's right.  It's not funny). 

Why BoomerBrief.com?

Why not?  You know how people say "you write the book you need?"   Well, that's the creative genius behind The Boomer Brief.  We didn't see anyone talking to Boomers about the things we were interested in, so we decided to do it ourselves.  The rest is Web 1.0 history.

How do you come up with your ideas?

We're immersed in pop culture from the minute we wake up until we fall asleep on the couch.  Our ideas come from everywhere - a trip to Target, something we saw on TV or an email we got from a friend.  We like commenting on this stuff, kind of like the annoying guy seated behind you in the movies.  The only difference is that you can turn us off without using your fists.

Can I suggest an Out-of-the-Closet find to Charlotte?

Yeah, so long as it's really cool and comes in a Size 2 (yeah, she's also petite) Charlotte@BoomerBrief.com

Do you want to hear about my colonoscopy?

As a Baby Boomer, it's my duty to tell you that NO ONE wants to hear about your colonoscopy.  Move along, please.

Is Bob really that bad at fixing things?

Let's put it this way.  He's the only guy in the neighborhood who had to call a tow truck the one and only time he tried to do an oil change.  It wasn't a pretty picture.

Can I hang out with you guys?

Sure.  Just fill a paper bag with money and put it behind Lowe's - yeah, that Lowe's.  We'll get in touch when we deposit the funds in our offshore account.

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That's why I'm big on brands I know and trust like IT Cosmetics. They're one of my fav anti-aging makeup and skincare lines. Think Bye Bye Lines Serum, SuperHero Mascara and much more. The folks at IT work with doctors to develop serious beauty solutions based on ingredients that are both cutting edge and good for your skin.

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