WATCH: Kevin Bacon Schools Youth on 1980s

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Kevin Bacon has some advice for today’s Millennials: be aware of the 80s!

In a “Public Service Announcement” for Mashable, the actor touches on life without Netflix, good old-fashioned dating and his favorite “app”: the Rubik’s Cube.

To watch his video, click on the player above.


  • Joe Code stud

    The 80s was that narcissistic era that ruined this country. The most god awful people came out of that era.

    • chris

      Agreed, the kids born in the 80s who are now young adults are the laziest, whiniest, most uneducated “give me” generation this world has ever had to endure!

  • John Big Bootie

    If you wanted to make a phone call, you had to go into the kitchen and be tethered to a wall. If you were in grade school and wanted to ask Laura Cunnigham out, without your family hearing, you had to walk to the phone booth across the street and muster your stammering courage just to say hi to her, and the whole concept of putting yourself out there fell into awkward silence, cars driving by with stranger passengers carrying your hopes to destinations you don’t know.

    If you wanted to hear a song by a new band you didn’t have the cassette for yet, you had to wait for the radio dj to play it, or go to a friend’s house who had it. If you had the cassette and wanted to hear the song again, you had to rewind. If you missed a tv show, that was it – VCR’s were just coming out when I was young. Nachos were something new and the talk of the party the first time Aunt Betty melted the cheese in the microwave. Cable was coming out, so in later years, you could watch Footloose over and over, until it was dumb, and you had to keep telling the guy who cut your hair that no, you didn’t want spikey front like Kevin Bacon. Nobody played Texas Hold Em, we played 5 card draw.

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