Earlier this month we challenged you to identify 16 recent Billboard hits by their first second alone. Last week we challenged you to do the same for ’90s hits. Now, travel with us to the era of cassette players and massive hairdos. Put on your luckiest pair of parachute pants and see if you can name these ’80s hits based on their first second.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.