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Andrea Warner

Andrea Warner is a writer, critic, and author of We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the ’90s and Changed Canadian Music. She co-hosts the weekly feminist pop culture podcast Pop This!

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MuchMusic’s Checkered History

Searching for women in a revolution that was televised November 2016
In 1984, a Montrealer named Corey Hart went from relative anonymity to rock stardom, complete with screaming mobs of fans. Hart’s debut album had been released in Canada the year before, to tepid results. A warmer response from the American market surely helped. But there was another factor: 1984 was the year MuchMusic launched, beaming Hart’s pouty lips and spiked hair into Canadian…