Merry Summer Solstice and National Indigenous Peoples Day! Mmmmm summer, it is HERE.
Today we’re jumping back in time to a decade when “cool” meant neon, sneakers that pumped up, and Walkmans (Walkmen?).
This guy knows what I’m talking about. A true Bugle Boy!
This group of radical, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle lovin’ sk8er boyz were the coolest in school in 1990. I particularly enjoy how in the top right corner of that picture, “husky” and “prep” are two of the jean fits.
Then we have a pair of jean-soaked Breakfast Club wannabes.
AD COPY WRITER 1: It’s a good ad, but let’s give them a little story. You know, so teens can relate.
AD COPY WRITER 2: Great idea, Greg! Some coming of age dialogue?
GREG: Perfect Marv, but let’s make it the most unnatural dialogue anyone’s ever read.
MARV: You’re the man Greg! Let’s take these power suits out for a liquid lunch and sit in the smoking section.
BOTH: Yey, 90s!
Why does John respond so suspiciously to Maggie’s first question? “Well…I am graduating this year…obviously…we’re going to college together in the fall…I gave you a promise ring…I love you?”.
Hot Tip: Don’t use hubcaps as drums. That’s dumb and you look dumb. Dummy.