I KNEW WHAT THIS WAS WHEN I WAS 10.
Seriously, the “it’s before my time” shit is one of my biggest peeves. (Can you tell?)
And it isn’t just the “stupid” kids, either, like the American Idol contestants who — this is true — have never heard a Beatles song.
I knew who Eddie fucking Cantor was when I was eight!!
How do you not passively accrue this information, like lint, simply by passing through time and fucking space???
I’ve met too many young “conservatives” who think an “old movie” is Star Wars.