Anime

Sailor Moon: Top Ten Episodes

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I first fell in love with the 1992 anime series Sailor Moon in 1996 when I was working at a soul-killing temp job and living for my nightly dose of the […]

Duran Duran

Duranalysis: Do You Believe in Shame?

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Just that lately I’ve been so damn lonely when I think of you… At long last! More Duranalysis! My original plan was to start tackling the Notorious videos—“Skin Trade” and […]

Eighties

G.I. Joe: Skeletons in the Closet

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Let’s take a look at another fabulous episode of the classic mid-eighties G.I. Joe cartoon, shall we? Here we have “Skeletons in the Closet,” a thrilling saga of retribution, espionage, ghosts, […]

Eighties

G.I. Joe: The Gamemaster

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Just in case anyone’s trying to make sense of all the pieces I’ve been posting, there’s no cohesive theme, unless it’s all under a nebulous umbrella of “Random […]

Eighties

The A-Team: Cowboy George

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So in 1986, Boy George appeared on an A-Team episode, and it was glorious. For anyone who missed out on The A-Team’s contribution to the pop-culture zeitgeist of the eighties, it was a […]

Duran Duran

Duranalysis: Falling Down

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For something new and different, we’re moving out of Duran Duran’s golden era and heading all the way up to 2007 with a look at the video for […]

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Duranalysis: Neil Gaiman’s Duran Duran

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Back in 1984, at the start of his career, Neil Gaiman—the best-selling, award-winning, widely-acclaimed author of Coraline, Stardust, the Sandman comics, etcetera—wrote a book titled Duran Duran: The First Four Years of the […]

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Duranalysis: Three to Get Ready

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Three To Get Ready is a David Gasperik-directed documentary shot in early 1987 as Duran Duran was promoting their funk-infused Notorious album and gearing up for their Strange Behaviour tour. The […]

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Duranalysis: Electric Barbarella

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People say they’ve heard about our deviation… “Electric Barbarella” was a single off of Duran Duran’s 1997 album Medazzaland. This was a strange and bleak time in the band’s […]