While some see President Reagan as the man who won the cold war, others remember him as having changed the economy at home. Some might paint him as a kind of Scrooge, the character so well portrayed by Michael Caine (or, to keep in the Reagan Era, very un-Reagan-like actors Bill Murray or George C. Scott.)
But President Reagan wasn’t all about war and money. He was one of the most charming Presidents in the 20th century, far more charming than many actors are off the set. Continue reading “Well, who should play Ronald 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”