Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and 80s Novelty Songs

My friend Charlie rightly blames me for his failing French in first year university. I was a bad influence. Very bad.

“Come on! You don’t want to go to your French lab! Let’s hit the arcade and play Pac-Man.”  We actually did have Pac-Man fever. And there was no vaccine or cure.

That’s how Charlie ended up with 27% on his exam. This brings back all kinds of memories. (Thanks to Wesley for the link.)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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