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The Nightmare That Was “His & Her” Fashions

Yes, in the 1960s-80s a couple could wear matching sweaters without the slightest sense of irony or self-reflection.  Catalogs and fashion magazines were littered with guys and girls in identical attire looking just as cheesy as you can imagine. Granted, the styles themselves weren’t always horrible – it’s the mere …

The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records

Listening to music is a deeply personal experience. Some songs will always make certain people happy, while those same tunes will just as reliably make other people cry. Incredible as it may seem today, the mundane act of acquiring music also used to be personal, or at least required a …