Oi Polloi

Are You a Preppie?

Published: Wed May 15 2013

Are you currently employed as a professional inheritor? Have you got a penchant for Noah’s Ark deck shoes? Are your nostrils firmly fixed heaven-ward? If you’re nodding along to all this then according to this gem from 1979, you’re a preppie. As it happens, this poster was actually the handiwork of a young Tom Shadyac. Whilst he’s not a household name (unless you live in the Shadyac family home), Tom is in fact the man responsible for Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. He also directed Patch Adams, but the less said about that the better…