PUMP UP AND AIR OUT! THE HISTORY OF REEBOK PUMP
Kicking back, browsing this fine publication while sporting your vulcanized, tonal numbers, you might have forgotten just how madcap the tailend of the 1980s were. Ned Flanders getting a ‘where’d you get those?’ from Homer in a 1991 Simpsons episode, just before the parochial Simpson loses his aspirational pair to a canine appetite was parody, but only just. Things were crazy. This was an era when bigger was indisputably better. You disagree? You must be poor then. Big hair BIG phones, big budget movies, small restaurant portions and big bills. Yep, there were fans before message boards who were spoilt for choice rather than bogged down beneath the looming retro avalanche.