Tipper Gore vs. Heavy Metal: The Case Against "Porn Rock"
Mike tells Sarah how a congressional wife started a moral crusade. Digressions include Sheena Easton, Satanic rhymes and teen homicide statistics. Ozzy Osbourne's bat story is recounted in full.
- Save the Children: The Parents’ Music Resource Center and Media Activism
- Everything you need to know about Ozzy Osbourne biting the head off a bat in Des Moines
- Highway to Hell: Laws, Lawsuits, and Moral Panic over Heavy Metal Music,
- The Emergence of Youth Suicide: An Epidemiologic Analysis and Public Health Perspective
- The Role of Gun Supply in 1980s and 1990s Youth Violence
- The Parents’ Music Resource Center: From Information to Censorship
- Parental Advisory – Explicit Content: The Parents Music Resource Center, Conservative Music Censorship, and the Protection of Children
- Andrew Hartman’s A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
- Trends in Premarital Sex in the United States, 1954–2003
- 'I'd Sell You Suicide': Pop Music and Moral Panic in the Age of Marilyn Manson
- A Comparative Historical Analysis of Post-war Moral Panics and the Construction of Youth from 1938 to 2010
- “Children Having Children,” the 1985 moral panic article in Time
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