Why Is It So Hard to Get the 80s Right?

Like, gag me with a spoon — this photo is the epitome of faux 80s/Credit: Victoria Borodinova via pexels.com

As I watched the charming Blinded By the Light, a familiar annoyance seeped in.

The film is set in my favorite decade, the 80s!

This is a blessing and a curse.

Because I am intimately acquainted with the music, style, and vibe from that…



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Bonnie Barton

Bonnie Barton


Queen of mixtapes. Lover of music, travel, and fashion. Authentic sharer of life lessons and dating foibles.