GenX and “Distraction” Media

Recorded before a live Facebook (and YouTube) audience, Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including:

  • David Lee Roth prodded Sammy Hagar
  • Salem’s Lot may never see daylight
  • Draft Star Wars script sold at auction

Then, we discuss the current (and potential future) state of media and ask whether the 1980s was part of that evolution.

Finally, they give away a collectible thanks to

Introduction – 00:00

1980s News – 3:30

Did 1980s media/technology lead to TikTok? – 31:00

Wrap-Up & Your Feedback – 1:02:42

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