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The Horse That Played the Outfield

Did you ever have an image that stuck in your head and you are not sure where it is from? I have several of those images, but with baseball season wrapping up, I thought I would mention one associated with that sport. The image is of a crazy eyed horse […]

The Activision Decathlon

The Activision Decathalon is a very interesting game. One that has so much going for it and yet one looming large problem — a problem that if you have played this game before you MUST remember (some trauma cannot be forgotten). Let me start off by talking about some of […]

Mr. Mom Trailer

I was thinking of some movies to watch post Halloween and for some reason Mr. Mom popped into my head. Not sure why, but it feels like a November film to me. So at some point this week, I will be watching this Keaton classic.

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Pre-Order Your Star Trek: U.S.S. Enterprise: Haynes Manual

Twitter friend TheSourceress told me about the Star Trek: U.S.S. Enterprise: Haynes Manual last week and I could not resist pre-ordering a copy. It comes out tomorrow, so I should have my copy by the end of the week and I plan on spending many nights pouring over technical minutia. […]

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1974 Batman and Robin Periscope

Why is when you are a kid, periscopes seem so magical. I had a friend who had this very periscope and we worked out elaborate pretend scenarios just so that we could hide behind something and peek out with the periscope. It is great to be a kid sometimes and […]

The Mummy

On this last day of Halloween Movie Madness Vic Sage and I decided it would be fun to review the same movie. So we decided to do the monster horror classic, The Mummy. We decided to take turns talking about it, with Vic going first followed by me. Sadly we […]

Vintage Halloween Postcard

May a Black Cat Cross Your Path Today

The blackest cats that e’er were seen Bring you Good Luck this Halloween Happy Halloween dear Retroist readers! May a black cat cross your path and bring you the best of Luck.