P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1985

In 1985, I was twelve. I had short feathered hair, wore my jeans rolled and wore flourescent jelly bracelets like it was my job. That year I wore teddy bear sweatshirts, pined for Guess! jeans, and I truly believed that “Life is not a spectator sport” (thanks, Reebok). Read More P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1985

30 Years of Music: 1985

1985 had a lot of truly awful and cheesy pop songs, friends, but never fear – we still have ten excellent songs to celebrate this week. Also, I may or may not become overly fixated on everyone’s hair.

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Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review: “White Nights” (1985)

Happy Thursday afternoon, Persephoneers! This week’s Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review has been moved up to allow for a very special Linotte Reads Fifty Shades of Grey on Friday. Since we moved up the date for the post, I thought we would move up the decade from which I would pick this week’s movie. So this week I’m reviewing “White Nights,” made in 1985, which starts Mikhail Baryshnikov, Gregory Hines, Isabella Rossellini, and Helen Mirren and is directed by Taylor Hackford. Read More Classic Woman-Centric Movie Review: “White Nights” (1985)

Ayuh Music: R.E.M.’s “Fables Of The Reconstruction”

This album got me to admit that, actually, I don’t hate R.E.M. This is a significant achievement. Read More Ayuh Music: R.E.M.’s “Fables Of The Reconstruction”