From , ESPN and dance label Tommy Boy Records collaborated on a series of compilation albums called Jock Jams , featuring the biggest sports anthems from the 80s and 90s. Aside from a ton of airtime for cheerleader-laden, seizure-inducing commercials and its logo plastered on the covers of these compilations, ESPN's other main contribution was featuring on-air talent saying their trademark catch-phrases on the opening tracks of the albums. Why did people buy these? Well, in addition to these ads playing during almost every commercial break on ESPN, MTV, and Nickelodeon, compilation albums used to be big business before the days of the mp3. See, purchasing compilation albums made economic sense for the buyer. For artists, inclusions on popular compilations served as advertisements for the rest of their music. Also money. Jock Jams was the music you used to tailgate to, the music you scored your cheerleading routine to, the music that rocked the crowd at professional sporting events, and the soundtrack to psyching yourself up before a middle school soccer game. For some of us, myself included, Jock Jams served as a gateway to hip-hop when our parents wouldn't let us buy full rap albums due to their explicit content.
I can totally understand. An important is doing this together. There will be pressure to go to church, marry in the temple, Yada Yada You will want to make sure you're ready to battle this for years, maybe a lifetime. The church will be in your bedroom, finances, and all your decisions.
I appreciate your honest, and I really like the way you phrased things, particularly this sentence: Thank you for your comments. But on the main page of exmormon Reddit on the side bar there is a link to a site with links to all the pages on LDS. I also think he is not used to anyone telling him "no" or going against his opinion. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. My husband not only supports me going to church he encourages it because he knows that it is a part of me and makes me happy. Follow the footnotes and you start to find the lies. I was thinking about this last night after listening to Radio West. Can I leave him now. After two years of being together with very few problems, it ended within 30 minutes of having "The Talk" about my future religiosity. When missionaries come home, they are like top dog religious people.