65 minutes | Mar 23, 2021

May 1988 Pop Culture: Swayze, Satisfaction, & Four To Watch

May 1988 was a big one for pop culture: the airing of the St. Elsewhere series finale meant the dawning of the Tommy Westphall Universe! After discussing that, plus some other big moments in contemporaneous TV finales, we take a stroll through What Now. Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy, stretching as actors! Patrick Swayze, opening a restaurant in New York! Karen, breaking a Tiffany album in half! And Pam delves into the dark history of Anna Jarvis, creator of Mother's Day! Finally, the issue folds One To Watch into its one and only pop culture feature, having Christina interview FOUR Ones To Watch. Sure, we all know who Alex Winter is, but did Paul Hipp, Billy McNamara, and Alan Boyce amount to anything? Find out with our latest episode!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₯ The Tommy Westphall Universe  πŸŽ‚ "The story behind Kirk Cameron's sad birthday party photo" at Yahoo! News  πŸ‘© "Take A Second To Salute Anna Jarvis, The Mother Of Mother's Day" at NPR  πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ The Wikipedia entry on Anna Jarvis  βš–️ "Ex-Cheerleader Wages Lonely Fight at Ohio State" at NYTimes.com  πŸ—’ Biography of Jill (Redo) Joseph's husband, Rev. Eric Anthony Joseph, Ph.D.  πŸšŒ School Daze on Netflix  πŸ“Ό The Tapeheads Trailer on YouTube  πŸ₯ Trailer for The Beat on YouTube  πŸŽ¬ "Iko Iko" scene from Satisfaction, on YouTube  πŸŽž Trailer for The Invisible Kid on YouTube  πŸŽ΅
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