This Week in Posivibes: A Tribute to ’80s New York


In a bid against HBO’s Vinyl over-romanticizing ’70s New York to the exception of other decades, the Guardian published a piece on why the ’80s were more important than popular fantasy seems to suggest. The profile covers the post-punk scene, heavy with nostalgia for nights when the partying “was more like, ‘Let’s read some Rimbaud and talk about it while doing coke all night,’” as Cynthia Sley from the Bush Tetras said.

Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →