Duran Duran and Me: A Love Story in Two Albums

This was so much fun to write! I hope you enjoy reading it.

What I Like Is Sounds

Duran Duran poster

Duran Duran had been around for a few years before I finally caught on.  Two of my closest friends in elementary school, Rori and Missy, were devoted Duranies by the time we were in fifth grade, wearing their black satin logo jackets every single day no matter the weather.  Those things were never washed and could probably stand up on their own from being fortified with lots of pre-teen sweat and 1980s hair spray!  I was totally jealous that they had Duran Duran jackets and I didn’t.

Duran Duran jacket

I was head over heels in love with Ricky Schroder at the time and planned on marrying him in just a few years.  There is an episode of Silver Spoons where The Ricker and his friend Derek use front row Duran tickets to pick up some cheerleaders while they’re on a trip to Chicago.  That definitely would have worked on me!  I was…

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