1988 Crystal Light National Aerobics of Awesomesauce

This is what we call, in the news business, a muffin choker.

You’re reading this thing they used to call “a paper of news,” which “paperboys” — though sometimes adults, and women — delivered to your house every morning. And while you’re drinking java, eating a blueberry muffin (it must be blueberry, sorry, this is required) and reading about civil wars in Somalia and whether Snooki is pregnant or not, you see a story that makes you CHOKE ON YOUR MUFFIN while snorting coffee through your nose.

So: watch this amazing clip, which felt like a transmission from another time and another place, specifically the late ’70s in some alternative universe, though it’s actually 1988. Look at the feathered hair, the spandex, the whole package. Why isn’t this an Olympic sport?

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Guy - Photo by Suhyoon Cho

Guy – Photo by Suhyoon Cho

Reformed journalist. Scribbler of speeches and whatnot. Wrote a thriller that was a finalist for some award.

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4 responses to “1988 Crystal Light National Aerobics of Awesomesauce

  1. It’s actually a little disturbing.

  2. juliabarrett

    Holy shades of Gloria Estefan and Pam Dawber, Batman! http://youtu.be/6198nnQ7lfA

  3. I miss the 80s. I miss the hair I had in the 80s.

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