Rediscover the ’80s
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Why the Aesthetics of Retro Games Are Still Revered Today  23h38 21 janvier
via PexelsMany of us have memories of crowding around an arcade machine, trying to find a quarter to extend our playtime. From dexterously moving around the stage in Pac-Man to enjoying the best advent of the Mario series, many of us still remember what video gaming was like at the beginning of the...
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Interview with Actor Keith Coogan from ’Adventures in Babysitting’ & More  14h35 17 janvier
This interview was originally published December 21, 2010 on the now-retired Kickin’ it Old School blog. It is one installment in an incredible series of interviews we are republishing on Rediscover the ’80s for posterity and your enjoyment. These are more than just interviews...
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1980 at 40: The Rubik’s Cube Makes It’s Worldwide Debut  18h59 14 janvier
In January 1980, ErnÅ Rubik’s Magic Cube would be unveiled at London Toy Fair. 40 years later, the Rubik’s Cube is widely considered to be the best-selling toy of all time.Rubik’s invention was patented in Hungary four years prior in 1976 with the first test batches sold in Budapest toy shops...
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G.I. Joe: War on Cobra Mobile Game Coming Soon  15h13 08 janvier
Knowing is half the battle...the other half you can soon wage on your mobile phone Hasbro’s new mobile game G.I. Joe: War on Cobra from D3 Go will be released January, 20, 2020 and feature multiplayer strategy gameplay similar to Clash of Clans. You’ll be able to collect your favorite...
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Interview with Downtown Julie Brown, Former MTV Host & VJ  14h45 03 janvier
This interview was originally published April 6, 2011 on the now-retired Kickin’ it Old School blog. It is one installment in an incredible series of interviews we are republishing on Rediscover the ’80s for posterity and your enjoyment. These are more than just interviews in a...
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This Is The Way To Cover The Mandalorian Theme In Synthwave  21h54 02 janvier
I’m a huge fan of the Disney Star Wars series The Mandalorian and you probably already know how much I love synthwave music. I just discovered a new track that combines my two passions that I had to share. This actually isn’t the first time I’ve come across a synthwave cover of a Star Wars theme....
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Interview with songwriter Allee Willis, Who Wrote ’You’re The Best’, ’Neutron Dance’ and More  14h12 27 décembre
This interview was originally published December 15, 2012 on the now-retired Kickin’ it Old School blog. It is one installment in an incredible series of interviews we are republishing on Rediscover the ’80s for posterity and your enjoyment. These are more than just interviews...
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How to Plan an ’80s Themed Bachelorette Party  16h35 26 décembre
If you’re about to get married soon, then you probably need to consider saying goodbye to your single life in a fun way. Planning a bachelorette party can be hard, especially when you need to plan all the details well from costumes to music. Recently, the 80s have become a popular theme for most...
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Interview with Chris Butler of The Waitresses  14h03 13 décembre
This interview was originally published February 24, 2012 on the now-retired Kickin’ it Old School blog. It is one installment in an incredible series of interviews we are republishing on Rediscover the ’80s for posterity and your enjoyment. These are more than just interviews...
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4 Super-Nostalgic Video Games Based on ’80s Action Movies  14h20 12 décembre
There aren’t many things more nostalgia-inducing than revisiting our favorite ’80s action movies. However, after streaming the remastered version of The Terminator for the 50th time, we can start getting a little bored with predicting the film. Luckily, there are plenty of seriously replayable...
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How To Play Retro Games On Your Modern PC  12h39 10 décembre
The evolution of video games has been a roller coaster ride for many years. Games have transformed into the story-driven and spectacular graphically designed marvels that we see today from their simpler past. Retro games that we played in arcades and home consoles in the ’80s are just as fun and...
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Rediscovered #6: Little Monsters  14h11 09 décembre
Jason and Wyatt are back for another episode in the podcast series Rediscovered, which reviews obscure TV, moves, and cartoons from the ’80s. The 6th episode covers the 1989 feature film Little Monsters starring Fred Savage and Howie Mandel. The story revolves around a teenage boy who discovers a...
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Watch Two Versions of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as a Musical  14h18 06 décembre
It’s that time of year when I once again celebrate my favorite Christmas movie, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. While I have probably seen it somewhere in the range of 50 times, I have never watched it in the theater. This year, I finally got the opportunity to remedy that and it was a great...
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Four Modern Versions of Columns: the Classic 3-Match Video Game  15h12 05 décembre
When it comes to video games, the best have a clearly defined aesthetic. We look at them and we’re instantly transported to somewhere else - to another time and place entirely. With Columns and those 3-match games created in a similar vein, we flashback to the late 80s and early 90s. Columns...
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Interview with Jack Hues of the band Wang Chung  14h08 29 novembre
This interview was originally published January 7, 2011 on the now-retired Kickin’ it Old School blog. It is one installment in an incredible series of interviews we are republishing on Rediscover the ’80s for posterity and your enjoyment. These are more than just interviews in a way; they are more...