His lyrics crept its way in and permanently lodged itself in the coolness segment of your brain. He had you screaming the chorus with the rest of your friends while sprinting to secure the best handball court for recess.
Rex’s tune was definitely catchier than Woodsy Owl’s “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” song from the ’70s and ’80s:
and was also a better call to action than a minute’s worth of stereotypes and a single teardrop.
Sadly, with all of his success from having a number one hit single, 20 years later we find Recycle Rex suffering the same fate as other childhood stars from his era:
Drugs. Rehab. Career…Done.
Eddie was also arrested while drunkenly trying to set lobsters free from a Kentucky grocery store. Perhaps John Connor thought that salvation of the human race began with the preservation of crustaceans. Everyone knows that cockroaches and Twinkies can survive a nuclear holocaust, and that lobsters are the only known bait that can be used to lead a string of cyborgs from the future into a pit of lava like Lemmings.
Fact: Watching the budding relationship between Homer and Mr. Pinchy will make you emotional.
If the urge to release lobsters into the wild leads you to the seafood section of Safeway, at least buy the damn lobsters first.
The Olsen Twins
Don’t need to downplay rumors here, they’re cracked out fo sho.
Today Rex looks like a true (recycling) junkie: a glazed look with heavy bags under his eyes, missing teeth… no pants…
Is he saving the Earth or just supporting his meth addiction one nickel at a time?