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
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.
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)
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”
So it’s Monday again, and it’s time to travel back in time. Read More Flashback Monday OT: 1985