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WAM! Radical '80s Prom Photos

December 6, 2010, 10:11 AM

Amanda Marcotte

The Radical '80s Prom was a huge success. We drew over 100 paying customers and raised over $1000 for Women Action and Media, a national organization dedicated to creating gender justice in media.

It was the best damned dance party I've ever been to. DJs Marc Faletti and Amanda Marcotte had everyone on dancing all night. Organizers Emily Douglas, Jean Stevens, and Nancy Goldstein made everything look easy, which is proof of how hard they worked and how good they are.

Thanks to our generous sponsor Babeland for donating prizes for the costume contest. Thanks to the Bowery Poetry Club and their staff for having us. Most of all, thanks to all our guests including those who came from as far away as DC and Boston to party with us at the Bowery Poetry Club.

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WAM! Radical '80s Prom Photos

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