If you love horror movies - especially those that made the scene in the 80's - check out the upcoming In Search of Darkness documentary!
Do you happen to recall the tasty snack that was Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Crunchabungas?
In 1987, CBS aired "The Popcorn Kid." It was about a young kid who worked at a movie theater in Kansas and wanted to work in film. As a video store worker through most of my teens, I identified with it and loved it.
Friends, you might have already heard the news the other day about a possible upcoming television series based on 1987's The Lost Boys. It appears that a pilot has been…
Do you happen to recall the time when Popeye was helping to sell Cocoa Puffs?
“The Home Row,” “ASDF,” timed typing, and words per minute were the standard terms heard in any late 1980s and 1990s keyboarding class. But there was one computer program we all heard of, and probably used, when learning to be future Retroist writers. That computer program was Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. Did Mavis teach you?(more…)
The 80s were a magical time for comedy albums. Join me as I take a look back at some of my favorite.
Let's take a look at a controversy that is over the 30 years old. Did Castlevania II rip off the art style of Ravenloft?
In 1987, Mattel released a barbie sized doll called Spectra. Her and Shimeroons didn't last long, but they were still amazing.
The eighties and nineties were a golden age for dial-in hotlines. Starting with 976 numbers and rolling into 1-900 numbers, the nations appetite for canned recordings could not be abated.…