The Day That Disco Sucked

Thirty-eight years ago this week, a group of racist, homophobic goons acted out at a doubleheader at Chicago’s Comiskey Park. The evening devolved into a fiery riot when crazed fans stormed the field as part of anti-disco promotional event dubbed Disco Demolition Night. The whole thing was the brainchild of disc jockey Steve Dahl, who dressed up like the general of an anti-disco army and called his followers “The Insane Coho Lips.”

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