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A Brief Guide to Reliving Dirty Dancing While at Work

xoJane does a good job of outlining why Dirty Dancing is a subversive masterpiece. The classic film tackles abortion, class politics, and sexual agency. It's also THE dance movie, a boy-meets-girl tale rife with montages and steamy scenes of rhythmic coordination. Of course, it's hard to honor the film's 27-year anniversary by watching it at work (unless you enjoy listening to it as an audiobook), so we've come up with tidbits that will conjure up the movie sans completely distracting you from Friday's tasks. Let's spice up this afternoon.