Retro Nostalgia to the Max!
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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?
As lovers of movies like Star Wars and Alien and original series like Lost in Space, I think we owe it to ourselves to pay a visit to where it all began: Isaac Asimov’s ‘Foundation.’
It was a safe way to be scared. It transported the reader to a world of suspense and danger, yet that world was still secure. It was a much more innocent time for kids. ‘Point Horror’ fears were always conquered and understood in the end.
I wouldn't blame you if you told me you'd never seen Halloween III: Season of the Witch. Until a couple years ago, I was in the same boat. While I had an affinity for watching Jason Voorhees rack up the death count in Friday the 13th or cheering as Freddy Kreuger tormented souls in their dreams,...
The real creator of Star Wars, Star Trek, Alien, and even Avatar—and just about any other movie that deals with stars—is none other than novelist Isaac Asimov.
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.
I began noticing cassettes everywhere, from flea markets and garage sales to other crowdfunding campaigns. I started snatching them up, so long as they weren’t stickered at the same price they were back in the day at Sam Goody.
Nostalgia’s Revenge – Cobra Kid: My Obsession with ‘Cobra Kai,’ ‘Karate Kid,’ and Remco Action Figures
After binging ‘Cobra Kai’ for about three weeks at a pace of one or two episodes per night, I immediately became obsessed with ‘The Karate Kid.’ I found myself searching eBay for the Remco action figures I had as a kid.
There’s comfort in the zero expectations and simplicity of hanging out with friends in a parking lot. No agenda, no responsibilities, and only possibilities of where the day or night might lead.
From movies, music, sports, toys, TV, and more, there’s plenty of ’80s & ’90s pop culture to test your mettle in our retro trivia quiz.