Clothes  |  Chicago Tribune “Kidnews” 09.05.95

Oh, back to school... If foggy memory serves, my first day of school outfit of choice, was always a collared tennis shirt (often from the “Jimmy Connors” line), red tag Levi’s, and sneakers. Throughout high school, I always wanted to be as “invisible” as possible, and this was a pretty indigenous outfit to my northwestern Ohio high school tribe...

For a surprisingly accurate “view” of the midwestern late-seventies / early-eighties — sixth-twelfth grade experience, have a look at the costumes and art direction on the DVDs of short-lived TV series “Freaks and Geeks.”

Original cartoon art available for $65.

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