I love Tina Turner. Her big comeback was in 1984, the year I graduated high school and entered college. MTV was maturing from televised radio into a cultural force, and Tina was a huge part of it. What's Love Got to Do With It? and You'd Better Be Good to Me were staples in my cassette deck, on the jukebox in the college cafeteria. . .they were just everywhere.
And then came Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, where she played "Auntie Entity" and supplied songs for the soundtrack. Everybody remembers We Don't Need Another Hero, but I even had the 45 single (!) of One of the Living, a forgotten hit from the film. And Tina looked fierce in her Entity getup.
Now, after a retirement, Tina Turner is back on tour, and she still looks great. At 69, she puts kids half her age to shame. But the Auntie Entity costume? One. Step. Too. Far.
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