Editorial Board 2001-2002
The boys are back in town and they've brought an unexpected guest with them syphilis.
The surprising resurgence of this long-lost ailment means nothing is truly gone forever. With this in mind, we put our heads together and came up with a number of other ghosts from the past that are due for a triumphant return.
Smoking in The Spoke Sure, the fog of tobacco smoke has cleared, only to reveal that your friends aren't there anymore.
Platform shoes with fish in the heel A favourite of Superfly, Disco Stu and Captain Highliner.
The Dodo Bird Finally, something more stupid than Pauly Shore.
Scurvy There's nothing like a horrible condition that can only be cured by eating enough limes and lemons to make you puke.
New Kids On The Block See scurvy.
Knight Rider Michael? Would you like me to check for clues in my criminal database or just comb your freakish hair?
L.A. Lights L.A. Gear high tops that blink when you walk could be exactly what we need to frighten off that creepy naked masturbator.
Luke Petrykowski Where are you when we need you?
Pepsi Clear There's something unsettling about the regular, opaque Pepsi. Just what are they trying to hide?
The follwing expressions "No guff," "Smooth move Ex-Lax," "Where's the beef," "No shit, Sherlock" and "Take a chill pill." Because "Shizzle my Nizzle" just doesn't make any sense.
Short shorts Who wears short shorts? The entire editorial staff of The Gazette.
The Taliban Where have you gone Mullah Omar? The world needs more freakishly weird-looking evil people.
The El Camino With a new Beetle and Austin Mini, the 'Cruck' can't be far behind.
Acid You used to be able to buy a lifetime supply for $7, now you can't find it anywhere. Timothy Leary must be rolling in his grave.
The Diarrhea Song "When you're ridin' in your Chevy and your pants are feelin' heavy..."
Pogs Syphilis is back... in pog form.
Paper Money Our loonies and twoonies weigh so much that we can't help wearing our pants like Gangsta Rappas.
Hypercolor T-Shirts clothing that accentuates your sweaty bits... now there's marketing genius.
Duane Baxter So many news stories, so many comics, all gone.
I Can't Believe It's Not Butter... Spray I can't believe its a product. Thank you Fabio.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles They provided hours of entertainment and taught us about renaissance painters.
Pogoball, Skip-it, Slinky, Hoola-hoop, Slip n' Slide All you really need to have fun is a cheap chunk of plastic in an interesting shape.
Arsenio Hall Let's get busy! Whoop-Whoop-Whoop! (insert appropriate arm motion here).