Progress in the face of the Modern American Imperium
Better than "Cats?" That's a high bar indeed.
Throughout the 1980s it was common to review any lame-leaning event with the deadpan comment "I laughed, I cried, it was better than Cats." The nearly plotless musical went into production in 1982, and by 1985, no serious (or seriously ironic) T-shirt collection was complete without this crew-necked trophy, proving you'd seen the show.However... I never did get over those hairdos...(Easily amused, I know...)