1975-1979: Good Years for Geeky Girls

The Bionic Woman comes to Oscar Goldman’s rescue … on a lunchbox!

Nostalgia is the lifeblood of longtime geeks. Decades after seeing a certain comic/movie/TV show, we can recall, in exhaustive detail, the effect it had on us. We’ll tell anyone who will listen, including our bored children and significant others, “You have NO idea how much ‘Shazam!’ rocked my world …”

But nostalgia is also tricky. Things become compressed over time, and we tell ourselves that the ‘80s were a purely awesome decade for popular music, forgetting that for every LL Cool J, there were five Color Me Badds. Continue reading “1975-1979: Good Years for Geeky Girls”