Are We There Yet?

By Brooke Burt

Road trips aren’t what they used to be. There is a reason they say that the journey is more important than the destination.

Your Next Stop, the Nostalgia Zone

By Mahnaz Dar

Nostalgia can be seductive, especially when the present feels oppressive. Maybe that’s why we’re so drawn to the ‘Twilight Zone.’

Siamese Dreamers

By Preston Burt

A tale of love, loss, and the Smashing Pumpkins.

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The Story Behind Jem: An Interview with Christy Marx

The Story Behind Jem: An Interview with Christy Marx

Despite only three short seasons, Jem is an ’80s pop culture powerhouse that owes much of its success to the show’s writer and creative visionary, Christy Marx. With a long career that spans comics, television, video games, and more, the “truly outrageous” Christy Marx graciously took time to answer our burning questions.

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The Real World Outside Your Window

The Real World Outside Your Window

While heroes like the X-Men and Black Panther can solve world-spanning problems in one issue, real progress takes decades and comics will continue to shine a light on more of society’s problems.

Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

But when I rewatched ‘Stand by Me’ last year, I fell in love. I reread the novella, I listened to the soundtrack, and I found myself going down Wiki rabbit holes researching TV shows like Wagon Train or Have Gun, Will Travel that were referenced in the film. And this time, the final lines moved me…but there was a different quote that stayed with me. 

Star Wars Unlimited Scratches That Faux Nostalgia Itch

Star Wars Unlimited Scratches That Faux Nostalgia Itch

The Star Wars universe is growing by leaps and bounds into a variety of media and visual approaches. We wanted to ensure that our style afforded ample space to blend all these distinct sources into one unified, yet diverse look, with enough flexibility to allow for even the outliers of Star Wars material to be represented in the game. 

Skating Into the Past

Skating Into the Past

If there was one final mercy extended to customers it was that we were told when Skate Country would be closing. What person wouldn’t want to spend just a few more minutes with a dying loved one?

An Ode to the Family Station Wagon

An Ode to the Family Station Wagon

As big as a boat, as heavy as a tank, and reminiscent of a coffin-toting hearse, there was no greater status symbol signaling to the world “I am a middle-class suburbanite!” Here’s an ode to the wood-paneled classic.