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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Losing the War on Drugs

posted by on October 16 at 15:48 PM

I had completely forgotten about this block of cheese from the 80s…

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Right at the beginning, is that some drug or a shot of the snow-capped Cascades?

Posted by JMR | October 16, 2007 3:54 PM

Monkey Business!

Posted by Mr. Poe | October 16, 2007 3:58 PM

The Hasselhoff action at 3:10 is pure perfection!

Posted by Louise | October 16, 2007 3:58 PM

Man, that video has me fiendin' for some trumpet.

Posted by Jonah S | October 16, 2007 4:05 PM

Also, is that Whitney "Crack" Houston?

Posted by Jonah S | October 16, 2007 4:06 PM

Let's see here. Inventory: An Awesome trumpet solo that the kids will really relate to, Bobby, Whitney, "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers Crippin by Teh Graveyard, LaToya, The Hoff, Scarface Piles, Stacey Keach, Toni Basil, Lyle Alzado hopped up on coke in a pool, Quincy Jones on cowbell,David Keith, Kim Fields, Nancy Reagan(?!), Gerald McRaney, Kasey Kasem, Tim Reid, Michael Bivins, Ronnie Bell, Eriq La Salle, The Governator as a trashman and a Fame callibre ensemble dance sequence at the end?

It's like a clearinghouse for celebs who got suspended sentences through a court ordered drug diversion and community service.

Without cocaine this video would've never been possible. Thank you cocaine and thank you Bradley Steinbacher for making psting it on Slog.

Stop the madness, indeed.

Posted by Rock Music | October 16, 2007 4:09 PM

Wow. Bradley has carried his D.A.R.E. pledge much later in life than most. Kudos.

Posted by Chris | October 16, 2007 4:28 PM

is that Herb Alpert?

Posted by fs | October 16, 2007 4:46 PM

I thought it was Gil Kerlikowske on trumpet.

Needless to say, after watching it, I want a drink.

Posted by NapoleonXIV | October 16, 2007 5:15 PM

"Created by Tim Reid"?!? Say it ain't so, Venus Flytrap!

Posted by Big Sven | October 16, 2007 5:16 PM

Jesus.. I need to smoke a phatty after that.

Posted by jon | October 16, 2007 5:18 PM

That is indeed Herb Albert.

OMG and Stacy Keach, of all people. And Tootie, from Facts of Life. And I can't swear by it but I think the drug dealer in that white limo was MC Skat Kat.

Wow, the 80s really kinda hurt.

PS, by the way, this video is best watched really baked.

Posted by monkey | October 16, 2007 5:19 PM

Dam could music, this that the Anit-Iraq war theme?

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | October 16, 2007 6:12 PM

Dam good....

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | October 16, 2007 6:13 PM

"Some say no to drugs, and take a stand, but after the show they go lookin' for the dopeman." And I thought "We are the World" was bad . . .

Posted by shub-negrorath | October 16, 2007 7:02 PM

This makes me REALLY WANT to drugs. Not just because it's that terrible - but it seriously looks like a rap video in a lot of places. Guns and bling and money, baby.

Posted by Steve | October 16, 2007 7:11 PM

This turkey makes me want to start the madness. Steve, let's go halves on an 8-ball yah?

Posted by Matt Fuckin' Hickey | October 16, 2007 7:19 PM

The look on the governator's face is grand. He looks so excited that he found somebody's stash in the garbage.

Is that Turbo or Ozone from Breakin' and Breakin' 2 Electric Boogaloo?

Posted by Let the Madness begin! | October 16, 2007 7:54 PM

So good!

Posted by biggie j | October 16, 2007 8:05 PM


Posted by Andy Niable | October 16, 2007 8:09 PM

@18, check post #6

It's Turbo - Mike "Boogaloo Shrimp" Chambers.

Posted by 80s Baby | October 16, 2007 11:26 PM

Did you see the dealer she had sitting in her closet with everything one could ever want?
Talk about convenience!

Posted by Trashy | October 16, 2007 11:39 PM

Nancy Reagan was obviously lip synching.

Posted by Termo | October 17, 2007 12:21 AM

Leave Nancy alone!!!

Posted by Natalie | October 17, 2007 12:22 AM

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