Tag Archives: 1980’s

April 15, 1985: The Fight

For the last 30 years, I’ve regarded Hagler/Hearns the way oral poets preserved the ancient stories: I’ve remembered it, replayed it and above all, celebrated it. Continue reading

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Porn in the 80s

Richard Benson, recently called the new DH Lawrence in The Economist, writes about porn in the 80s and sexual mores today from an age of innocence to one that’s a bit less so… Continue reading

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Rooms on Fire

J.M. Blaine launches the debut essay in a series of recollections about the dawn of MTV with his beautiful, elegiac “Rooms on Fire.” Continue reading

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Sunday In Bushwick. A Walk Through the 1980’s with Meryl Meisler

Jumping rope, graffiti, fields of debris and trash – photographer (and public school teacher) Meryl Meiser turns them into a ravishing picture of humanity. Continue reading

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