Stranger Things stars Natalia Dyer, Joe Keery, and Dacre Montgomery review some of the most popular fads from the 80s in the following video. They take a look at Cabbage Patch Kids, Transformers, Walkmen and the Atari 2600 among other things. Are you a fan of Stranger Things? The first season of the American science fiction-horror […]
Over the years, I’ve discovered some fabulous online photo archives. Among my favorites are those that feature scanned images from the last four decades of the 20th Century. I especially love the ones filled with high-quality images of Gen-X. Great pictures of Gen-Xers in childhood and youth can be pretty hard to come by. My […]
Look at all the beautiful, young Gen X girls with their feathered hair, tanned skin and designer jeans. This picture was taken in the early 1980s at the Sunshine Skateway roller rink in South Florida. The adorable blonde-haired boy in the picture is the administrator of the Kickin’ It Old School at Sunshine Skateway Facebook […]
I’m now the proud owner of this awesome 35 mm slide featuring Gen-Xers in 1985 huddling in a 80s fashion mashup. That plastic charm necklace is superb! So, let’s go through these styles one by one. On the far right we have a splatter-paint dress donned by an obvious 3rd grader or possibly very short […]
In the spring of 1981, a cover band played at my junior high school East Texas. In addition to a few Air Supply songs, they also sang Queen’s Another One Bites The Dust. It was a radical event given the song’s controversial nature. At the time, Christian evangelists warned parents that the song utilized a technique […]
Hey kids, you can now play Tetris online like it’s 1984. Use the ARROW KEYS to move. Rotate the screen with SPACEBAR. Drop a piece with ENTER. Hit ESCAPE to pause.