But Why The ‘80s Specifically?

A bunch of ’80s technology on a table, lit under pink and blue lighting.
Photo by Lorenzo Herrera on Unsplash

I was born in 1996. However, if I time-traveled to the 1980s in a plutonium-powered Delorean, I think I would still have a relatively comfortable familiarity with the culture. I grew up listening to music from this era, which still plays constantly on classic rock stations. I played ’80s retro arcade games at my local movie theater. The movies of this time were so integral to my growing up that I could…