This Slam Book Says Everything You Need To Know About ’80s Teens

A record of everything you and your friends loved. Also: Disco forever!!!

What is a Slam Book? It’s a place to document the things (music, foods, boys, etc.) you and your friends dig. Here’s a real one, in its entirety, from 1982.

All images via chasingbluebirds.

2. First get some notebook paper and make a pretty cover.

3. Then everyone has to sign in. Remember the number by your name!

4. Musical preferences. Let’s see how cool you are.

Just put Journey.

5. Very funny, #13.

6. Love that disco hit, “Stayin Live.”

7. What Rolling Stone songs are you guys into? Stone. Just one.

8. Free page: obviously the best page. Y’all are so original.

Swear words omg lol!

9. Money or skin tight leather pants? Tough call.

10. I’m with you, #10. This pencil borrowing from Richard Arnold has GOT to stop.

Otherwise, yeah, #10. You GO to that disco house every Friday.

11. Eeeee!

But can I trust you guys?

12. Diharea brown!

Ew, I can’t believe she wrote that.

13. Whoever this P.E. teacher is, he’s obviously the hot one.



15. Then you have to sign out. So we know you’re not there anymore.

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