Nothing says retro like a Christmas commercial using stop-motion animation. I totally dig Santa riding an electric razor through the snow, but can someone tell me what the heck do they mean by the very last sentence in the commercial??
I often tell people about my history with Apple computers, but in reality, what I owned was a clone: the Franklin Ace 1000. The Franklin Ace 1000 was, in many ways, superior to the Apple II line of computers. It was also fully compatible with the Apple II line of […]
Look, I know nobody likes to hear about politics. Especially zombie, mummy and gill-man politics. I am also well aware that The Retroist is not the proper platform for an essay of this nature. As everyone knows, this site is supposed to be about…um…well okay, to be fair I don’t […]
With the Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future complete series being released on DVD yesterday, our very own Patrick J. Doody was kind enough to share this magazine scan with us. While looking through some things in his old room at his parents house he came across this […]
I hate having to turn the film/crank the camera to get to the next spot on the film before I can take a picture. If only there was a way to avoid that… Enter the Kodak Disc! With this, almost completely automatic camera, taking photos of my family unwrapping their […]
If I had to pick my favorite toy line from the 1980s it would probably be Hasbro’s Tranformers. Though I of course was a big fan of G.I. Joe as well. When I heard that Parker Bros. was releasing a game for the Atari 2600, I made sure to put […]