Hello, hello and welcome to 8 for the '80s! In
this column, we'll be sharing eight topical links, videos, and memes
from the worlds of film, music, television, celebrity, art, toys,
fashion, technology, pop culture, and beyond, all filtered through a
totally bitchin' '80s perspective.
2. For fans of basketball, here is a fantastic
oral history of the 1988 playoff series between the Atlanta Hawks
and the Boston Celtics. Game 7 was an instant classic, with Larry Legend
outdueling Dominique Hawkins in a tense, back-and-forth affair, 118-116.
All of the principals contribute insights, some rather revealing, and
one is reminded that today's NBA suffers by comparison.
3. The newest trailer for "Man Of Steel", the Superman reboot, is
absolutely bananas. Of interest to readers here will the reinvention of
General Zod's character, portrayed with chilling malice by