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Documentary Explores Chicago’s Infamous “Disco Demolition” Night

One of the strangest, and most destructive, professional sports promotions of all time, Chicago’s infamous “Disco Demolition” night, is the subject of a new documentary, which you can watch in full now. The doc, from Red Bull Music Academy, is a 15 minute look at one night in 1979 where Chicago’s White Sox baseball team went up against the Detroit Tigers on the city’s South Side Comiskey Park. Essentially, fans were invited to bring disco records to the stadium, which would later be collected and blown up on the field. The stunt was organized by anti-disco shock jock Steve Dahl ... Read more