#TBT: Candid Love Counsel From Sassy‘s ‘Dear Boy’ Column

When a resentful girl wrote in about bankrolling everything for her non-working boyfriend, this is the answer she got from Beck.

May 1, 2014 at 11:30am | Leave a comment

Editors' note: this is just a little self-referential fun we noticed on Styleite last week and were tickled by!

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Sassy was Rookie magazine’s smart precursor and essential reading for teenage girls in the early ’90s. Today, we revisit Sassy‘s “Dear Boy” column.
 
“Boy” according to the Sassy ethos, was a loose term referring to all members of the opposite sex, including Iggy Pop. Teenage girls wrote in seeking advice from cool boy band musicians who didn’t necessarily have it together, but were interesting.
 
When a resentful girl wrote in about bankrolling everything for her non-working boyfriend, this is the answer she got from Beck.
This slacker scourge is ravaging the minds of our youth. Tell this guy to get motivated Tony Robbins style: Yesterday is a canceled check. Your maximum point of power is now.
If that didn’t get him to pick up the banana splits, then nothing could. Hopefully she cut her losses because this guy was destined to be the posterboy for the ambition gap. He now makes beats.
 
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