31 min

DELIRIOUS: Eddie Murphy's Stand Up Shows How Socially Screwed Up We Were in 1983 80s Movies: A Guide to What's Wrong with Your Parents

    • TV & Film

Eddie Murphy's widely popular HBO comedy special was watched, rewatched and quoted by young Gen X'rs. Unfortunately, the anti-gay sentiment was also massively influential at a time when society needed assurances about the LGBTQ community, not validation to ostracize and demean them (in recent years, Murphy has apologized). Youth film authorities Tara McNamara, Gen X, and Riley Roberts, Gen Z, look at Delirious with historical perspective and the impact it made on a generation. 

Eddie Murphy's widely popular HBO comedy special was watched, rewatched and quoted by young Gen X'rs. Unfortunately, the anti-gay sentiment was also massively influential at a time when society needed assurances about the LGBTQ community, not validation to ostracize and demean them (in recent years, Murphy has apologized). Youth film authorities Tara McNamara, Gen X, and Riley Roberts, Gen Z, look at Delirious with historical perspective and the impact it made on a generation. 

31 min

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