April 1989 Fashion Etc.: Hats, Blurs & Swamp Swimsuits

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It’s a slimmed-down Fashion (etc.) issue this month, but we still find plenty to yell about in the features. Why aren’t any of the photos in “Going Fast” in focus? What is aspirational about a swimsuit shoot in a swamp? Who are they trying to kid with this friggin’ hat story? All this plus a bunch of new ads, a deep dive on Sassy Club and much much more in our latest episode!

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00:00:00 It Is April 1989 00:02:58 In Our Lives 00:05:30 Fashion Feature: Going Fast 00:12:15 Fashion Feature: Suit Yourself 00:16:24 Making It 00:17:54 Beauty Feature: Hot Heads 00:22:00 About Face 00:24:37 Then And Now 00:26:09 Sassy Ads 00:34:52 Sassy Club 00:39:21 Say What 00:45:35 Goodbye For Now 00:49:06 Magnet Pole Position

Episode Notes

The Hunger Project
The "public criticism" tab on The Hunger Project's Wikipedia page
"Vintage 1985 Plax Dental Rinse Mouthwash Plastic bottle with old contents htf" on eBay
Tara's interview with Adam Scott on GQ.com