by Darren Clarke, August 27, 2021
On the latest edition of the Which Brings Us To… podcast we dive into the people, the events, the zeitgeist of 1983, exploring the wild, the whacky, the tragic and lamentable, including-
- The Meaning of Life according to Monty Python, Douglas Adams and… Colin Farrell(?)
- The mysterious disappearance of the many 80s TV specials on Big Foot/Saquatch and the Loch Ness Monster
- The beginning of the AIDS epidemic
- Ray-ban sunglasses and the art of transcendent cool
Additionally, there’s close to two hours of 1983’s best music with tracks from the likes of- Talking Heads, The Replacements, Eurythmics, Nena, Nikki Sudden, Billy Bragg, New Order, Violent Femmes, The Church, U2 and much more.
Just press play.