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Sort of lost interest in pop culture after 2003 or so. My co-workers discuss the newest superhero movie and I'm looking for a new band or movie from the 80s to discover. The era seems more genuine. Today's culture is throwaway; lots of CGI, pop music, but little substance. YMMV.
Feb 11 2019 8:28 PM
  • GoldLeader's Photo
    Take Stranger Things, for example, A show (from now-ish) set in the 80's, yet we watch it now...Streaming it...Hmmm Is it NeoClassical? Retro? Post Modern?...Haha..OK I'm going back to watching shows on my DVR (which are there in HD and recorded Digitally. More signs of the times)...HMMmmmm
    Feb 12 2019 2:43 AM
  • Tickled_Pink's Photo
    I absolutely agree, although my interest pretty much died in the mid-90s. Talking about music as an example, it was reported a few days ago that researchers found that music from the 60s and 70s were more familiar to young people today than the crap they're fed by the industry. I have little doubt that a lot of that is due to the variety of music that was in the charts back then. Today, there's very little difference between acts.
    Feb 12 2019 5:24 AM
  • GoldLeader's Photo
    In today's "Music", as soon as I hear auto-tune, my brain shuts down...It's hard to focus on the music aspect of it with ridiculous vocals being the norm...And yes I get the irony of that statement given the bands I've been in...Even more funny since as kid I loved "Robot voices" like in Funky Town or Electric Avenue...
    Feb 12 2019 1:37 PM