Tag - retro gold

The Walkman at 30!

Before Palm Pilots, Smart Phones and iPods there was… The Walkman. Thirty years ago, on July 1st, Sony unveiled the TPS-L2 cassette player or The Walkman. This portable music apparatus, designed by an engineer named Nobutoshi Khara...

NostalgiAwesome! #1: TV on DVD

evrwrldBB has been with us for some time now, patiently lying in wait to spring. Now, he has sprungified. Please welcome him with something I hope will be an ongoing series of bits: NostalgiAwesome! Which he calls… Products from your...

DJ Sally Brown

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Walk It...

I think the scariest part is that, honestly, this works. Just change the outfits and the hair and you would be tearing up the club. Direct link for the feedreaders. Thanks to our old pal Evil for the headsup.

Frogger

Frogger: First the Game, Then the Cartoon...

Paul and Storm, those purveyors of whimsical musical bits, have created a Frankensong for the final challenge of this iteration of Masters of Song Fu over at Quick Stop Entertainment. And what mad genius stuff came out of their heads when...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Evolution...

Long before there was Matt LeBlanc looking lost in the movie Ed, there was Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp. Looking very unlost. And frankly, rocking out. Direct link for the feedreaders. Thanks to Lee Unkrich for the WTFery. The full series of...

Win The Smurfs on DVD!

Warner Brothers has released a new DVD of Smurfs episodes, with five episodes that are new to DVD (i.e. not on the Season 1 releases). There’s also a bonus featurette. In fact, have a taste of it:

Instant Folgers

Good Coffee: What Every Relationship Needs

Behold this hilariously awful commercial for Folgers instant coffee. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via The Consumerist. That’s right, ladies, back in the day there was nothing that kept your husband from screwing one of those...

Vincent Price

32 Days of Halloween II, Day 28: Vincent...

Since Vincent Price did a number of commercials–and because anything Price does is gold–I thought we’d throw some together for today’s entry. First up: please note, this does not replace normal maintenance. A very...

Lonesome Ghosts Disney

32 Days of Halloween II, Day 12: Haunted...

This time last year we had the trailer for I Bury the Living up. More on that later today. Instead…it’s no secret we dig on Disney theme parks. The Haunted Mansion is particularly sweet. So how cool to find somebody’s...