Retro Nostalgia to the Max!
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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.
True, the mark of a successful music or dance movie is whether it gets viewers singing along or on their feet moving. But the really great ones go a little farther and get us thinking.
Grab your bowl of Cap’n Crunch, put some fresh batteries in the remote, and let’s take a listen to the top 10 cartoon theme songs of the ’80s!
Finding a silver lining during the middle of a pandemic is hard, but one mother did just that with a family’s first trip to a drive-in movie theater.
Skating pioneer Tony Hawk reminds us that embracing endings is satisfying, painful, and necessary.