October 22, 2011

Truly truly truly outrageous

Jem
Stitched by moxiedoll77

My twin girls recently started watching reruns of the the mid-1980's cartoon classic Jem on one of our cable channels, so it's through new eyes that I see this totally rad (and truly outrageous) portrait of the young, misunderstood artist herself.

Don't know who Jem is? Whoa, you are in for a treat. Check out the Wikipedia page and you'll have a leg up on your competitors at the next 80's trivia night.

And for those who do know about the awesomeness that is Jem: go ahead, I dare you to get the song out of your head for the rest of the day.

As for me, I was always partial to the Misfits -- especially their Brit-punk-glam sax player.

5 comments:

  1. I loved that show when I was younger. Aaaaand, the song is stuck now. Thanks :)

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  2. That's awesome! My 4 yr old's first comment was "Where are the Misfits?" (Yes, I'm a proud mama! I was always partial to the Misfits too.) After I explained that it was just Jem, she said "Okay, I want that too."

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  3. This is SO awesome...we have been showing our girls JEM too...I am hoping to make Amelie a Jem costume for Christmas!!!

    Jem is my name no-one else is the same JEM!!!!

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  4. Oh, Misfits win for sure. For me, it was more because they had dark hair like me. Also, let's face it, they were just more badass.

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  5. I desperately wanted holographic earrings as a child. And maybe some little symbols attached to my wrists that i can bang at people who displease me.

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