Last time, we remembered the birth of a Homicidal Robot called The Terminator, a personification of the fears in nineteen eighties.
Whether a metallic robot or an action hero, Arnold “Arnie” Schwarzenegger played characters with tough little sayings. Arnie could make a cliché cool, but it was all about getting straight to the point. While President Ronald “Ronnie” Reagan “did not recall” what happened in the Iran Contra Affair, Arnie would later pulled out of his mess on Mars with Total Recall. Continue reading “Do we know the Truth about Reagan?”
Last time, we remembered when the early twentieth century was the future.
While Bill Cosby represented everything that was good, Arnold (Arnie) Schwarzenegger’s Terminator represented everything we felt was oppressive about 1984. Continue reading “The Reaganator”
As we said last time, in the mid 1980’s, we had big hopes for the future.
The year 2015 would feature flying cars, hovering skateboards, inflating vests, and billboards of sharks that ate you. Ordinary kids would use terms from 3d design in their slang. Continue reading “Back to the 1980s, Reagan’s techno-education”
Last time, we reintroduced the “me” generation. We told you that one writer represented everything good about the eighties. And you asked us who that was.
In the 1980s, everything was planned ahead. Before a film was made, they had a screenplay. So while Back to The Future didn’t hit the screens until 1985, many people already knew what to expect in 1984. Continue reading “Jobs Hope and Future in the Reagan era: part II”
In 1984 we had Ronald Reagan, the Tupperware Party, Steve Jobs, Bob Hope, and Back to the Future.
27 years later we have Barrack Obama and the Tea Party, no Jobs, no Hope, and no Future.
Reagan is a man who defines an era. The 1980s were known as the “me” generation, a time when people were said to be selfish.
Continue reading “In 1984 we had Ronald Reagan, the Tupperware Party, Steve Jobs, Bob Hope, and Back to the Future”