November 1989 Teen Life: Pregnant, Drafted & Dumped

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Megan and Kim return to help us cover all the Teen Life topics of the November 1989 issue! After racing through the lead bummer feature about the passes rich white criminals get, we discuss some solid advice from Christina on what to do — and, more importantly, what NOT to do — when you get dumped. The winners of a photography contest surprise us with their competence. Some guys DON’T surprise us with their shallow thinking about whether women should be subject to a military draft. There’s also soup, Harvard, anemia, adoption, a bumper crop of Stuff You Wrote, and oh so very much more!

Episode Rundown

It Is November 1989

Feature: White Guys Are Getting Away With Murder

Feature: You've Been Dumped

Feature: Our Best-Picture-You-Ever-Took Contest

Fiction: Poison Ivy

Body Talk

It Happened To Me: Pregnant At 15


What He Said: Do You Think Women Should Be Drafted?

Stuff You Wrote

Goodbye For Now

Episode Notes

"WV Business College Commercial with Cabbage Patch Dolls 1987" on YouTube
"The Cabbage Patch Kids Riots" episode of the Decoder Ring podcast
"Uniform Crime Report For Homicides" at
"The Vast Majority Of Perpetrators Will Not Go To Jail Or Prison" at
"The Worst Adoption Agency In The World: Gladney" at
Sylvia Hacker at
Sylvia Hacker's obituary