There is a meme going around on social media that is too profane for me to post on here as this is a family friendly site, but I am sure you are all familiar with it. It has a picture of a classic film star or musician next to one of someone (or something) that has gained popularity here in the 21st century. The caption reads “Men (or Women) What the (bleep) Happened?”
It means to deliver the message that at one time we were classy people with classy taste, and these days…well, not so much.
Do you believe this is true? Or are we clinging to a romanticized view of what we think society was like in the decades before most of us came into being? Continue reading