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Iggy Pop: World's Most Forgotten Boyo Discovered Performing Alternative Service For The Bourgeoisie

Richard Riegel, Creem, March 1981

COMING, ON your own TV, sometime around 1986: A loud, but dry, staccato male voice opens the commercial: "Do you remember those thrilling days when 'dada' was the four-letter word on everybody's lips?" ('1969' is playing in the background, as an obscenely young Iggy Stooge thrusts his iguana-tongued beak at the camera. Iggy is wearing the gold-lamé, elbow-length ladies' gloves he bought at K-Mart, and he rams a gloved hand down his pants to extract his favorite hunk of Oscar Mayer.)

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