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