66 minutes | May 18, 2021

July 1988 Pop Culture: Dating Game, Aussie Bands & Cool Breezes

Our discussion of the pop culture topics in the July 1988 issue of Sassy turns into a wild ride, as Dave takes tough stances on overstuffed comic books, Pam fact-checks an item on Keanu Reeves's name, and a factoid about fireworks ends up in a revelation about pediatric dentistry in Saskatchewan in the 1980s. Watch It covers Permanent Record and Running On Empty, among others; then Listen Up assigns Jenny Morris the wrong nationality but also tells us about a solo project from a guy in The Smiths. Chris Young tries (and fails) to break the One To Watch curse. Then it's on to the features: Christina reports from the set of The All New Dating Game and delivers a roundup of Australian bands, before Karen profiles a very VERY young Chynna Phillips. No need to hold on for one more day: our latest podcast is here!Visual Aids πŸ–Ό View scans from the magazine in this episode's Visual AidsCall The Hotline β˜ŽοΈ Leave your questions, comments and Sassy stories on the hotline at 720-SASSY-GOContact Us πŸ¦ @ListenToSassy on Twitter πŸ“· @ListenToSassy on Instagram πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Visit our website ListenToSassy.com πŸ“« Email us at hello@listentosassy.comEpisode Notes πŸ—’ Full episode notes can be found on this episode's page on our site πŸ’ƒ Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights on HBO Max  πŸ“» This American Life segment on Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights  πŸ›Ό Keanu Reeves at an L.A. Derby Dolls bout  πŸ‘– Contemporary stonewashed denim for sale at Mr Porter  πŸ¦· Academic study of Saskatchewan's school-based dental program, WHICH WAS REAL  πŸ—„ Permanent Record trailer on YouTube  πŸž River's Edge trailer on YouTube  πŸ“° Glenn...  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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