Should Beetlejuice Receive the Reboot Treatment?
Jun20

Should Beetlejuice Receive the Reboot Treatment?

There has been a large influx of 80s reboots that are in the works, however, there is one in particular that we wouldn’t mind seeing. You guessed it, Beetlejuice. It is a definite 80s classic for some a cult classic and quite frankly who doesn’t like this quirky and haunting tale? Should Beetlejuice Receive the Reboot Treatment? “This story of a ghost couple (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) who have their home taken...

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The 80s Meets Instagram
Apr03

The 80s Meets Instagram

Fusing the 80s with social media platforms such as Instagram may seem a bit farfetched, however, it has happened. A new Instagram account is all about the 80s. If you want a nice dose of nostalgia, you may want to consider checking out the @vhsfruit Instagram page. The 80s Meets Instagram “Within the vast sea of Instagram throwback accounts floats the occasional rare gem – an account with a unique point of view that’s so true to...

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The 80s Overpowered Every Other Decade in Ready Player One
Mar29

The 80s Overpowered Every Other Decade in Ready Player One

While Steven Spielberg and countless other reviews revealed that Ready Player One features characters and nostalgias from multiple decades, it looks like the 80s overpowered every other decade in the film. We can tell before even seeing the film, learn why below. The 80s Overpowered Every Other Decade in Ready Player One If you complete a simple Google search on Ready Player One alone you’ll find that a vast majority of the...

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How Different is the New Roseanne From the Roseanne of the 80s?
Mar29

How Different is the New Roseanne From the Roseanne of the 80s?

The newest episodes of Roseanne aired last night, and they really were good. Check out some of the reasons why the new Roseanne is so awesome below. How Different is the New Roseanne From the Roseanne of the 80s? There were some things that were very much so a surprise. Like the 80s phone in the kitchen was still there, the landline phone with a cord that hung on the wall, yet no one used it. You know what else no one used? A cell...

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Is A Wrinkle in Time as Good as Classic 80s Kids Films?
Mar12

Is A Wrinkle in Time as Good as Classic 80s Kids Films?

There are a plethora of films being associated with taking inspiration from and paying homage to classic 80s kids films. Just recently, A Wrinkle in Time, from director Ava DuVernay, has joined the ranks. At least to critic. Is A Wrinkle in Time as Good as Classic 80s Kids Films? “After the ’80s, these kinds of movies were few and far between. Kids movies still exist, of course, and they are full of the hardships that...

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36 Years Later: Jim Henson’s ‘The Dark Crystal’
Mar05

36 Years Later: Jim Henson’s ‘The Dark Crystal’

Last weekend, select theaters across the country featured special shows of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal. The film first released in 1982 and made a limited but triumphant return. The Dark Crystal is a film that featured a fairly simple storyline, though, it was the execution of it that created a timeless film. Henson, a well-respected master of puppetry and of course the creator of The Muppets, got together with Frank Oz to...

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We Love 80s Music: Foreigner
Feb08

We Love 80s Music: Foreigner

It’s no secret that our president is not crazy about foreigners. Heck, xenophobia was essentially the cornerstone of his entire campaign. But on the whole, back in the 1980s, we liked foreigners. Or at the very least, we liked Foreigner. We Love 80s Music: Foreigner “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems....

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80s Motorsport Era Honored by MotorSport Online
Feb05

80s Motorsport Era Honored by MotorSport Online

The 80s was a golden decade for many popular sporting events. The 80s motorsport scene was absolutely incredible with drivers, teams and cars that exceeded the expectations of spectators all over the world. This month, MotorSport Online is paying homage to the 80s motorsport era by naming it 80s month. 80s Motorsport Era Honored by MotorSport Online “The ’80s was a great time to discover a love of motor sport. True, the...

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Do You Agree with this Ranking of 80s Horror Villains?
Jan25

Do You Agree with this Ranking of 80s Horror Villains?

When it comes to horror villains, most people will tell you they were pretty much born in the 80s. We aren’t talking Nosferatu or werewolves, we’re talking 80s horror villains that have zero conscious. A recent ComicBook list ranked some of the scariest horror film villains of the 80s with some pretty iconic contenders. Do You Agree with this Ranking of 80s Horror Villains? “The ’30s and ’40s made...

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A Closer Look At ‘Last Christmas’ By Wham!
Jan04

A Closer Look At ‘Last Christmas’ By Wham!

Tough listening to “Last Christmas” this season, huh?  Every time I heard the Wham! classic, I couldn’t help but recall the terrible fact that George Michael passed away on December 25, 2016.  So, last Christmas– well, Christmas 2016– was indeed George’s last Christmas. A Closer Look At ‘Last Christmas’ By Wham! Perhaps the one-year anniversary of George Michael’s death was the reason why I looked a little more...

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Can 80s-Styled Arcades Make A Nationwide Comeback?
Jan02

Can 80s-Styled Arcades Make A Nationwide Comeback?

How many of us find ourselves looking to play an Atari or an Nintendo NES game at an 80s-styled arcade after watching kids these days enjoy their own systems? Taking a kid to Chuck E Cheese or even going to an establishment like Dave and Busters really brings back some serious memories. Though, the games that are housed at these arcades aren’t the classics we loved. Can 80s-Styled Arcades Make A Nationwide Comeback? It would...

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The Struggle of Winding A Cassette: 80s Struggles
Dec04

The Struggle of Winding A Cassette: 80s Struggles

Today, kids use the term, “the struggle is real” when referring to plenty of seemingly “first-world problems.” If they only knew the struggles that were around in the 80s. One of those big struggles include winding a cassette tape. You all know exactly what we’re talking about. The Struggle of Winding A Cassette: 80s Struggles Last week, Twitter was on fire with both 80s and 90s struggle according to a...

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Is the Ferrari 288 GTO the Greatest 80s Sports Car?
Nov30

Is the Ferrari 288 GTO the Greatest 80s Sports Car?

Between 1984 and 1987 an absolute beauty of an automobile was produced. That car was the Ferrari 288 GTO and it makes the case for being one of the greatest sports cars of the decade. Is the Ferrari 288 GTO the Greatest 80s Sports Car? “The Ferrari 308 was one of the poster stars of the 1980s and had a starring role as Tom Selleck’s daily runabout in the wonderfully trippy television show Magnum P.I,” according to...

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This Kid is the Embodiment of All 80s Gamers
Nov29

This Kid is the Embodiment of All 80s Gamers

When it comes to 80s gamers, this kid may have to go down in history as a legend. Not because of his ability to play video games, but because he expressed the joy that we all felt when we first set our eyes on a Nintendo NES. “Steve is surprised by his parents with a new Nintendo Entertainment System in 1988. His brother, Kyle, could not be less interested in it,” raid the caption of the video posted to the Crying Nintendo...

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80s Songs with Two Versions
Nov26

80s Songs with Two Versions

“Safety Dance”— a song so good, it deserves to be played twice, even if there are two versions of the track. 80s Songs with Two Versions Last summer, on my birthday, my wife and I went to a 80s “Retro Futura” concert. Howard Jones was the headliner, but the event also featured acts such as Katrina (sans Waves), Modern English, Paul Young, English Beat, and Men Without Hats. Most of the bands played maybe five or six songs,...

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