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a rambling evolution of cool:
"1980 was the year Steve McQueen died, and by the end of the decade it  had become cool to be like the slick Gordon Gecko, not the no-glory  Bullitt. We were aware of the cultural shift back then, even though we  were in the middle of it: clothes changed with it, they got a little  shinier, a lot brighter; squeaky clean yuppies disdained the dirty  hippies, resulting in not much more resistance than a few "Die Yuppie  Scum" t-shirts worn by grunge fans. By the beginning of the new century we had internalized an entirely new idea of cool.”
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a rambling evolution of cool:

"1980 was the year Steve McQueen died, and by the end of the decade it had become cool to be like the slick Gordon Gecko, not the no-glory Bullitt. We were aware of the cultural shift back then, even though we were in the middle of it: clothes changed with it, they got a little shinier, a lot brighter; squeaky clean yuppies disdained the dirty hippies, resulting in not much more resistance than a few "Die Yuppie Scum" t-shirts worn by grunge fans.

By the beginning of the new century we had internalized an entirely new idea of cool.”

(Read more at my longer move sideways)

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