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This monthly podcast looks back at the pop culture of Generation X, from an African-American perspective.

Sep 1, 2019

Topics: Air Jordans, Whitney Houston, Sade, The Color Purple, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Phylicia Rashad (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)

 

1985 Notes
 
General Snapshots
 
1.    President: Ronald Reagan
 
2.    Jan – In Hollywood,  California, the charity single "We  Are the World" is recorded by USA for  Africa....


Sep 1, 2019

Topics: Air Jordans, Whitney Houston, Sade, The Color Purple, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Phylicia Rashad (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)

 

1985 Notes
 
General Snapshots
 
1.    President: Ronald Reagan
 
2.    Jan – In Hollywood,  California, the charity single "We  Are the World" is recorded by USA for  Africa....


Aug 1, 2019

Topics: 1984 Olympics, Prince, Purple Rain (LP/Film), Cosby Show. (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)

 

1984 Notes

General Snapshots

1. President: Ronald Reagan

2. Jan - US Bell System is broken up Bell System divestiture breaks AT&T into 24 independent units.

3. Jan - Wendy's "Fluffy Bun" advertisement is first...


Jul 1, 2019

Topics: The Cold War, Run-DMC, New Edition, Bill Cosby (Himself), Eddie Murphy (Delirious). (Bonus Artist: Luck Pacheco)

 
1983 Notes
 
1. Ronald Reagan President
 
2. Feb - The final episode of M*A*S*H airs, setting a record for most-watched television broadcast in American history.
 
3. Mar - Strategic Defense...


Jun 1, 2019

Topics: Reaganomics, MJ vis-a-vis Prince, 48 Hrs. (Film). (Bonus Artist: hidingtobefound)
 
 
1.    1982 Notes
 
2.    General Snapshots
 
3.    Ronald Reagan President
 
4.    Oct – The 1982 Chicago Tylenol murders occur when 7 people in the Chicago area die after ingesting capsules laced with potassium cyanide.