I wanted to talk to you a bit about the Retroist and the Retroist Podcast. Most of it lays out my reduced output and feelings about running the site. I cannot speculate what the future will be, but it will most certainly be something different.
In the summer of 1999, while employed at a tech company, I traveled to Rome, NY to work at Woodstock '99. The excitement of the music festival quickly turned ominous and we fled in the middle of the night. It has been two decades since those hot few days in upstate New York and I thought I would share my memories of being there.
Erol Otus was an early artist with the original makers of Dungeons & Dragons, TSR. His contributions are legendary at this point, but he continues to still be slightly enigmatic. So let's take a quick look at the work and career of this amazing artist.
Friends, have you seen Earl Green's Phosphor Dot Fossils video on 1981's Warp Warp?
I payed ten bucks a can to get my hands on some New Coke. I drank a bunch of it and I didn't like it. Oddly enough, this is exactly what I was hoping for. Proving that nostalgia can be very complicated.
For the fourth book in the Choose Your Own Adventure series - it was R. A. Montgomery's Space and Beyond!
In 1980, people were obsessed with "who shot J.R.," to the point where they bought a fun little record about it.
The Kid Stuff Record we are taking a look at today is 1978's It's A Small World!
Atari released a lot of good titles over the years. Unfortunately Basic Math is not one of them. Instead it is an overly simplified math game with limited replayability.
1978's Star Wars by the Kid Stuff Repertory Company is the subject of the latest Kid Stuff Records article!