June 1988 Pop Culture: Celebrity Crushes, Ziggy Marley & Beetlejuice

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Pop culture in June 1988: let’s get into it! What Now serves up Weird Al (kind of), newlyweds “Leonard” Kravitz and Lisa Bonet, and beach book recommendations. The reviews introduce you to Feargal Sharkey, Toni Childs, Little Nikita, and the now months-old Beetlejuice. WAS George Newbern One To Watch? Your panel is divided! And we get not one, not two, but THREE features: profiles of Ziggy Marley and Jason Gedrick, and an essay on whether your celebrity boy crushes make the real-life boys in your life feel bad. Turn off that new Stacey Q album and listen to us instead!

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00:00:00 Hello, It's June 1988 00:02:16 In Our Lives 00:03:52 Issue Search Update + Signoffs 00:05:07 What Now: Weird Al + Andrea = 4EVA 00:06:07 What Now: Young Celebrity Marriages 00:09:42 What Now: Bitchin' Beach Books 00:13:32 What Now: Who's In The Sassy Fan Club (and Who's Not) 00:14:43 What Now: Love, Jane XXX 00:16:50 What Now: Who Invented Father's Day 00:19:55 What Now: Glossary #3: Wanker 00:21:53 Listen Up: Feargal Sharkey 00:25:54 Listen Up: Talking Heads 00:28:32 Listen Up: Stacey Q 00:31:31 Watch It: This Movie Starring Michael Keaton, Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis And Winona Ryder, Directed By Tim Burton 00:33:11 Watch It: Stars & Bars 00:34:38 Watch It: 18 Again 00:36:21 Watch It: Little Nikita 00:38:09 Watch It: Plain Clothes 00:40:25 Watch It: Sticky Fingers 00:42:16 One To Watch: George Newbern 00:46:21 Feature: How I Bored Ziggy Marley 00:47:54 Feature: Why That Patrick Swayze Poster May Destroy Your Love Life 00:55:59 Feature: Don’t Call Jason Gedrick A Hunk! 00:58:32 Goodbye For Now 01:00:54 What Now: NYCancer

Episode Notes

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Ellen Foster on YouTube
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Father's Day at Wikipedia
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Feargal Sharkey's "More Love" video
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Feargal Sharkey receives the OBE
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Pam's June 1988 playlist at Spotify
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Stars & Bars on YouTube
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A long Stars & Bars scene on YouTube
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18 Again trailer on YouTube
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The Little Nikita trailer on YouTube
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Sticky Fingers on Amazon Prime Video
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The Sticky Fingers trailer on YouTube
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The Paramedics trailer on YouTube
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Scandal on Hulu
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"Your Celebrity Crush Might Be Ruining Your Love Life" at StudentLife
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"These Fans Landed A Relationship With Their Celebrity Crush" at Buzznet
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Iron Eagle on Amazon Prime Video
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Jason Gedrick in the series finale of Justified on Hulu
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The Everything Is Fine podcast on Patreon
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Rick & Morty #32: "Summer's Eve" on Amazon
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The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show podcast