Retired Navy Officer and founder of Cynosura Consulting, offering unique and practical perspectives on a variety of topics.

If these songs appear on your playlists, then you are a Yacht Rock fan

The Camel City Yacht Club performing Yacht Rock hits at The Ramkat in WInston Salem, NC (Image by Author)

One of my guilty pleasures is listing to soft rock hits from the 1970s and 1980s. This music has its own genre name — it is called Yacht Rock. Are you a Yacht Rock fan? If you are not sure, these twelve observations might help you decide if you are.

James Bond notices the Francisco de Goya painting of the Duke of Wellington in Dr. No’s Lair — the actual painting was stolen before the release of the film. Source: Paintings in Movies

I love movies and I love movie trivia. The little nuggets of unknown facts, which allow you to appreciate the film even more. My favorite online research tool is the Internet Movie Database (IMDB). This trove of captivating details began in 1990. …

Dave Petri

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