Ladies and gentlemen, grew up on the European continent by chance, mother of German-Italian descent, father a refugee from Breslau with roots in Hamburg. Grew up near the French border in the Black Forest. White. 80s As a kid we had 3 TV programs and I was electrified whenever Bonanza, the A-Team or Battlestar Galactica flickered across the old tube TV. Hard-to-get trash magazines replaced the Bible! Punk, Hip Hop, Jazz and LSD, Easy Rider and Full Metal Jacket.