Good Tunes: George Michael, 'Too Funky'

In honor of the late George Michael, I am posting my favorite song of his, “Too Funky.” It’s a good tune, and the video brings back memories; it was on MTV and VH1 a lot when I started watching them in 1992. Needless to say, it was quite a treat for a boy on the verge of puberty.

A couple noteworthy things about George Michael:

• My mom told me that she was devastated when he came out of the closet. She obviously thought he was quite an attractive dude.

Luke Vernon retweeted this and it was something I had never thought about:

Thinking about it now, the term “openly gay” does seem homophobic, or at least judgmental and thinly veiled disapproval.

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