I try to sell CBS on a reboot of the 27-year-old March Madness finale song
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Three things I know a lot about are the 1980s, montages and quickly setting up expectations with two short things and then creating humor through the surprise of subverting the expected pattern with the third. So my favorite part of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is when it’s all over and CBS runs a collection of great moments set to the song “One Shining Moment,” which they’ve used since 1987. But even I realize that the song is dated. Things, after all, have changed a lot since 1987. Back then, we were cassette-listening, three-channel-watching virgins with tie-dyed sheets and a mullet that we knew we needed to cut off to get girls but had attached so much of our identity to that getting rid of it presented a personality void scarier than never having a girlfriend.