Posts tagged "old people"

9 Old People Things That I Love

I am not young at heart. I’m pretty sure I’m old at heart. I’m pretty sure that, deep within me, there’s a crotchety but lovable 84-year-old woman trying to nudge

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 1, 2015 - 9:00 am

Grandmas Smoke Weed, Play “Cards Against Humanity For The First Time

This video of three grandmothers smoking marijuana for the first time (they live in Washington state, where it’s legal)  and then playing a very stoned game of “Cards Against Humanity”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2014 - 11:30 am

Elderly People Dancing To “Turn Down For What” Will Get You Through Tuesday

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I love old people. Old people and babies are my weaknesses. So imagine my excitement when I stumbled upon Tastefully Offensive’s…

Katie Oldenburg | November 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Rock On, Grandma: Style Blog Of Elderly Fashionistas Is My New Guilty Pleasure

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: I love old people. Aside from their I-don’t-give-a-fuck attitude about life in general, their fashion choices never cease to amaze me.

Katie Oldenburg | August 31, 2014 - 10:00 am

Grandma & Grandpa Woodstock Get Stuck At Airport, Magic Happens

Up in Ye Olde Woodstock, New York, there’s an old couple who go by Grandma and Grandpa Woodstock. The pair both attended the original Woodstock (unrelated to the Limp Bizkit…

Julie Gerstein | July 19, 2013 - 5:00 pm

4 Unexpected Benefits Of Hanging Out With Old People

This past week, while on vacation, I had the pleasure of hanging out with my boyfriend’s great aunt. I didn’t ask her age because that would just be rude,  but…

Ami Angelowicz | July 12, 2013 - 9:00 am

100-Year-Old Woman Just Really Wants To Have Sex, Is That So Wrong?

Old people: they do what they want. And if they’re feeling pervy and want to ask a reporter “How’s ya dick hangin’?”, well, so be it. I am not going to…

Julie Gerstein | July 8, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Grandma Tries Pop Rocks For The First Time

My grandma passed away last Thanksgiving, so she’s been on my mind the last few days. Then I saw this video of an 82-year-old grandma trying Pop Rocks for the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 23, 2011 - 2:20 pm

French Grazia Details The “Cool Old People” Trend

After reading about the ridiculous air diet in a recent issue of French Grazia, I have a confession to make: I’m now a full-on addict of the sometimes-crazy…

Leonora Epstein | March 10, 2010 - 8:30 pm

6 Heartwarming Stories Of Old Love From 2009

The bad things that happen in the world tend to stick in our minds a little more than the good stuff, which is unfortunate, because a lot of wonderful things…

Catherine Strawn | December 21, 2009 - 9:30 pm

An 83-Year-Old Couple Parties Way More Than You Do!

I go out once a week, maybe, and my mother still sends Alcoholics Anonymous pamphlets and shows concern for the fact that I’ll never meet my future husband unless I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 10, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Statia Kealy Thinks You Should Stop Complaining About Being Single

If you ever get down about being single, things could be worse. You could be Statia Kealy, a 106-year-old woman who lives in Ireland and has been single her entire…

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2009 - 5:40 pm

Grandpa’s Got AIDS? Older People Contracting HIV In Greater Numbers

Sexually-active people aged 50 and older face a greater risk of HIV infection, according to a study published by the World Health Organization. People in this age group are more…

Annika Harris | March 5, 2009 - 1:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Wedding Weight, An Oral Sex Contest, And Elderly Email Users

More than half of the 272 women survey in a Cornell University study said they’d be willing to use extreme dieting methods to meet their wedding weight goals, and one…

Catherine Strawn | July 14, 2008 - 12:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Retirement, Kissing Lessons, And Senior Sex

Women need to save more money for retirement because we live longer than men. I just started using Mint to monitor my sending, and it’s slightly scary but awesome to…

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Porn, Starring Grandpa

Competition is stiff in the porn industry (Get it? Stiff? Ha.), and specializing is really the way to go. Since most porn features strapping, young men and women, the niche…

Catherine Strawn | June 18, 2008 - 7:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Kristin Davis Designs, The Uninsured, And Old People

Kristin Davis is launching a fashion line in association with Belk, a department store chain, where she shopped growing up. “It was the nicest store we had, and I’d save…

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2008 - 12:00 pm

A Love Story Like Titanic

Love stories about old people make us happy — why do you think Titanic and The Notebook did so well? — and a story in the Guardian this week could…

Catherine Strawn | February 1, 2008 - 6:50 pm