1989, the year of Tiramisu, that decadent Italian desert inspired by someone saying, “Sure chocolate is great but why isn’t there any alcohol in this?” 1989, the year Steve Urkel first precosiously asked, “Did I do that?” and Scott Bakula made the Quantum Leap into rural veternarians and crooked boxers from the past to solve all their problems, 1989, the year Nintendo released its’ Game Boy portable video game system.
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In the final instalment of Which Brings Us To… 1984, we talk the challenges in trying to reconcile the art versus the life of Bill Cosby, we consider the admirable legal career of Gloria Allred, we explore the state of Menudomania in 1984, we chat about a few great books including- The Unbearable Lightness of Being, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, and like always, there’s a whole locker full of much, much, more.
by Darren Clarke, September 11, 2021 1984 brought us the existential question, “Where’s the Beef?” It brought us […]
“The big rebellion thing was writing your own fuckin’ songs and trying to come up with your own story, your own picture, your own book, whatever. So he can’t drive 55, because that was the national speed limit? Okay, we’ll drive 55, but we’ll make crazy music.”
Mike Watt, Minutemen