Okay, so my new friend here, a fellow child of the ’80s, has much to say about Miami Vice and its influence on him as a pop culture staple. It was for me, too, and if you’re anything like us, READ NIAO!
Like most people wandering the planet during the 1980s I use to watch the at times cheesy and occasionally groundbreaking Miami Vice.Cheesily groundbreaking… like the invention of macaroni and cheese!
I digress. Whoops!
Anyway, it was quite the big deal — staying up late with my dad on Friday night to catch the latest adventures of Crockett, Tubbs, and Edward James Olmos’s glowering moustache.
There’s been a lot of important study like thingies conducted by a lot of important scholarly people type thingies dealing with how media shapes the minds of impressionable rugrats. Speaking for myself I was an impressionable child growing up in a small town. My parents didn’t allow the glass teat to raise us but I did take a few lessons from it.
And everything Miami Vice taught me was complete bullshit!
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