Topic: 1980 Things

March 19, 2014

For all the recent nostalgia over the dearly departed Reagan-era Big East, all it takes is a trip to Madison Square Garden to confirm that the conference is still here, and still more or less itself.

November 18, 2013

The 1984 San Diego Padres were the best and most interesting team in franchise history. Which is sort of the same thing as saying they were too interesting to fit into an '80s-style highlight video, even one this heavy on Ray Parker Jr.

October 19, 2012

In part two of our series on Bob Hope's soft n' baffling college football zingers, we find the comedy legend collaborating with Brian Bozworth, Jerome Brown, a bunch of beefy white guys with Lego-man hair, and the rest of the 1986 College Footbal All-American team. 

October 12, 2012

Every year, in the 1970s and '80s, Bob Hope went on television and dropped one-liners on the various members of that year's AP College Football All-American team. It was about as funny as that sounds, but also a good deal weirder.