April 1988 Pop Culture: Tiffany, Tom Hanson & Twisted Sister

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Weeeeeeeeell…it’s the pop culture topics of the April 1988 issue! What Now covers the latest in Madonna’s acting career, Corey Haim’s love life, and a new movie from Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz, as well as the first entry in the Sassy glossary, news about condoms, and facts about prom, year-round school, and Frisbees. Watch It features reviews of Hairspray (the original and best), Dominick And Eugene, Stand And Deliver, and She’s Having A Baby, while Listen Up highlights artists with hair (Twisted Sister) and without (James Taylor). We check in on where One To Watch Matt Adler is now. Then we are divided on Karen Catchpole’s infamous profile of Tiffany, and Christina’s turn as an extra on 21 Jump Street. Put on your vintage party dress and get into it!

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Episode Rundown

Hello, It's April 1988

Our Pop Culture Lives in April 1988

What Now: Madonna's Acting

What Now: Daggy

What Now: The History Of The Frisbee

What Now: Adam Horovitz in Lost Angels

What Now: Condoms

Watch It: Hairspray

Watch It: Dominick & Eugene

Watch It: Stand And Deliver

Watch It: She's Having A Baby

Listen Up: Robyn Hitchcock

Listen Up: James Taylor

Listen Up: House Of Freaks

Listen Up: Dweezil Zappa

Listen Up: George Thorogood And The Destroyers

Listen Up: Twisted Sister

One To Watch: Matt Adler

Feature: How Tiffany Ruined My Weekend!

Feature: That’s Me On TV With Johnny Depp

Goodbye For Now

Bonus: Pam & The Johnny Depp Poster

Episode Notes

Lost Angels on IMDb
Lost Angels on YouTube
"Daggy" on UrbanDictionary.com
Bill On His Own on the Quaid In Full podcast
She's Having A Baby on CBS All Access (soon to be Paramount+)
The She's Having A Baby end credits
The April 1988 Listen Up mixtape on Spotify
Matt Adler on Wikipedia
"Whatever Happened To Matt Adler AKA The Dude From North Shore?"
Trailer for the Billie Eilish documentary The World's A Little Blurry on YouTube
Fiona: The Caged Bird Sings
Fiona Has Wings on YouTube
The 21 Jump Street episode "Chapel Of Love" on Peacock
Johnny Depp interviewed about 21 Jump Street on Entertainment Tonight in 1988
Lord Byng High School, where Christina's scenes were shot
Tara's review of the Punky Brewster revival at Primetimer.com
Pam's book My Boyfriend Is A Bear