DE Podcast: The Eighties Strike Back

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Blast from the Past begins! In this episode, Kazim and Dimitri discuss the eighties: what defined the decade culturally, what they liked about it, what they hated, and what would happen if they made a live-action film of the 1985-1988 cartoon series Jem and the Holograms. Come back next time as we discuss the nineties.

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:51     Show and Tell: The Secret of NIMH
  • 03:11     Show and Tell: The Chocolate War
  • 05:44     What Defined the Eighties
  • 11:45     What We’d Like to See Come Back
  • 17:22     Toy Commercials Masquerading as Cartoons
  • 20:40     Top Four Things That Should Stay in the Eighties
  • 23:44     Electric Boogaloo Factory: The Jem and the Holograms Movie
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Dimitri A.C. Ly
Editor in Chief / Movie Critic: When he started this site, Dimitri never thought he'd be writing blurbs about himself in the third person. In his other life, he works as a writer, translator, and editor for various publications in print and online. His motto is, "Have pen, will travel."