30 years ago, the Sony Walkman was a piece of game-changing technology, a way to bring music with you in ways that nobody had ever been able to do before. 15 years ago, some of us were still using the things regularly, especially once we figured out that there was no way to hold a Discman so it wouldn’t skip on the bus. Now, it’s a relic. And now, as part of a video series called Kids React, some enterprising documentarians have recorded what happens when kids are confronted with this confounding, archaic technology. Watch it all happen below.
Still yet to be discovered: What would happen if you showed a Walkman to kids who weren’t acting all schticky?