November 12, 2017

If you’d ever seen Linda May whiz past in her vintage 

Jeep Cherokee hauling a trailer, her adorable spaniel, Coco, beside her, you might have thought, Ahhh, that’s the life.  But as revealed in Jessica Bruder’s riveting and important book, this particular route exacts a heavy toll.

May, 65, is one of tens of thousands, many in their fifties, sixties and even seventies, who...

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We’re the influential generation that marched for civil rights, women’s liberation and to stop war, gathered at Woodstock, tuned in, turned on and dropped out, so why does it sometimes feel like Baby Boomers don’t get much love in the entertainment realm? 

But there is grownup fare to be found, and Boomer Revue highlights a few current offerings that may engage, inform, delight, move or simply refresh one’s spirit. 

I’m a Boomer myself and have written about film, TV and books for publications such as The New York Times, People and LIFE. I hope these selections also appeal to other demographics — welcome generations X and the Greatest!  Because ultimately Boomer Revue is about quality entertainment.               

Marlene McCampbell

Beth Hart

Judy Collins