Anyone who lived through the 80s probably knows this song by heart. Or, at least they think they do. When you listen to the whole thing, you hear some things that make you really realize why paranoid-about-evangelical-rage TV executives might have encouraged the TV Show Cheers to use a more than slightly altered version.
Can we talk about the line, “And your husband wants to be a girl?” I’m thinking that Sam and Diane never would have approved such a radically liberal song lyric, and Carla would have plotzed! On the other hand, Norm would have just quietly smiled.
But, we’re definitely glad to see a gathering of what I personally feel are most of the most astute blog commentariat of the last decade, gathered together in one place, where everybody know’s your (screen) name.