Tag - retro gold

Flight to Mars

32 Days of Halloween V, Movie Night No. 29:...

Since we had so much fun last year with the original Invaders From Mars, it only makes sense to stick with not just our spacey/sci-fi theme…but to go back to Mars! With Flight to Mars! What you will notice when watching this 1951 film...

Supermarket Sweep

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: The...

Each week we try to kick things off with something interesting, weird or mind-numbing. If possible we will try to hit the complete trifecta. So here we go. For those who have yet to attend a Need Coffee Fun Fest, part of what we do is play...

Arena VHS

Arena (1989) – Adverse Video Review

Made in 1988, released to video stateside in 1991 for your viewing pleasure, welcome to Arena! This futuristic proto-Real Steel, which has one of the best handicap-systems for boxing ever, is a movie all 1980s film aficionados must see! On a...

Don Adams: Electronic Detective

Your Cyber Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: 5...

Each Monday we try to give you something to start off your work week. Something odd. Something disturbing. Sometimes even something downright deranged. This week, it’s Cyber Monday. And we hope you’ll be kind enough to conduct...

Jeffrey Jones as the Magic Mirror

32 Days of Halloween IV, Day 13: Monster Hits

Day 13 is about Halloween television specials. And this year, here’s a bit of a weird treat: the year is 1987. DTV was the Disney Channel’s answer to MTV, featuring music videos comprised of footage from the studio’s vast...

Bang Box: Red Balloon

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Mr...

Each Monday we like to start your week off right with a little something to kick start the WTF Gland of your brain. Your WTF Gland, as I’m sure you all are aware, is part of the immune system. It helps protect us from the work week and...

This Just In: More Saturday Morning Cartoons

Even old as I am, I still miss the notion of Saturday morning cartoons. Kids just don’t understand the pleasure of waking up early on Saturdays to plop down eagerly in front of showsthat you could only catch once a week, but we...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: This is...

I had all but forgotten Action Max, the lightgun-“interactive” gaming system created by Worlds of Wonder. Yes, the same Worlds of Wonder who gave you Lazer Tag and Teddy Ruxpin. But I don’t include this for its retro gold...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet:...

Each week we want to give you a little something odd with which to start your week. Just a bit odd–consider it a vaccine against the WTF that your life will steadily become ensnared in as the work week progresses. But today we want to...