Kevin Bacon Launches 80’s Awareness Campaign To Combat Millennial Ignorance [Video]

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Awareness of the 80’s has seen a sharp decline in recent years, thanks to everyone’s favorite love-to-hate-’em demographic, the Millennials.

In their malaise, these disillusioned young adults have turned a blind eye to the difficulties of the 1980’s, when anyone could be nuked off their skateboard by Russia at any given time. This is why actor Kevin Bacon, a veritable 80’s icon, sat down for Mashable to educate twentysomethings about a decade when things were really really really difficult. It was a time when:

  • You had to use the white pages to look up a cute girl, and then call her on her home phone.
  • When Rubik’s Cube was everyone’s favorite “app.”
  • When parachute pants were the gold-standard in lounge comfort.

Check out Kevin Bacon’s 80’s Awareness video above, and let us know what you think in the comments.

Dusten Carlson
Dusten has written for web and print and currently spends his time working on his upcoming graphic novel. He is also almost 30 and still has all of his hair.


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