The shocking killing was turned into the 1989 movie The Preppie
Murder, with William Baldwin starring as Chambers and Lara Flynn Boyle as Levin.
He earned The Preppie
Killer name as American newspapers latched on to the 80s phenomenon of "preppies
" - materialistic young men obsessed with fashion and status.
By the late '50s, Sinatra's swaggering personality was attracting a new generation of acolytes, among them Lahr and his preppie
in 1986, selected another '80s look for the evening - the preppie
It stars a 15-year-old toughie named Jimmy who, like any teen, must carefully navigate Bullworth Academy's social ladder--the jocks, the preppies
, the nerds--to survive the year.
You American preppies
are usually flipping through the latest Dave Matthews or John Mayer albums," she said in Spanish.
Trey Ellis's Platitudes, Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle and Tuff, and Colson Whitehead's John Henry Days skewer black preppies
living in integrated worlds, as well as the boys from the hood.
For example, like every public school boy from the hinterland, he was initially shocked by how many things preppies
knew and he didn't.
with mere steamy eye contact, and out actor Corey Spears pops up as one of the pill-popping preppies
who lead Michael Douglas's daughter to perdition.
We've become a society accustomed to acronyms, growing up with Preppies
who became Yuppies.
According to show creator and Si TV co-founder and co-chairman Jeff Valdez, "The show will follow thirteen middle-to-upper class Anglo Preppies
as they attempt a new existence in a multi-ethnic urban neighborhood where the players are forced to go without the cushy comforts of Internet-ready cell phones, Beemers or mommy and daddy's gold cards.
Worst of all are the Blue Ribbons, a bunch of squeaky-clean preppies
in blue jackets.
A deceptively chance meeting with the sons of some wealthy New Yorkers he'd like to do business with results in Charlie getting drugged and kidnapped - by the preppies
After all the years nerds (otherwise known as preppies
and geeks) have endured jokes about plastic pocket protectors, thick glasses and high-water pants, they've gotten the ultimate revenge.