Everybody has hard choices to make about how they’re going to spend their weekend. Some choices are harder than others. This week’s showdown: Author of the song that will be used in the movies of 2025 to signify that the events took place in 2013, Robin Thicke vs. the band that wrote the song used in movies of 2013 to signify the events took place in the ’90s, Third Eye Blind. FIGHT!
|Robin Thicke||Third Eye Blind|
|What:||Alan Thicke’s kid.||Two guys who have no connection to Growing Pains.||Advantage: Thicke.|
|When/where:||Boulevard Pool, tomorrow.||Fremont Street Experience, tomorrow.||Advantage: Third.|
|Feel good jam:||Of summer 2013.||Of all of goddamned 1997 and for vast swaths of the next five years.||Advantage: Thicke.|
|Hit song’s dark secret:||Kind of rapey.||METH!.||Advantage: Third.|
|Also known for:||Being Alan Thicke’s kid.||“Jumper.”||Advantage: Thicke.|
|Won us over with:||Topless models.||METH!||Advantage: Thicke.|