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.
Tomorrow, October 21, 2015, is the day Marty McFly and Doc of Back To The Future trilogy fame, crashed into the future. Major media outlets are covering the anniversary of sorts and there’s an October 21, 2015 BTTF Facebook page. The BBC published a story today analyzing the movie’s various technological predictions. These include barcode […]
My Life In Teenage Wasteland, Among Other Places I spent the Summer of 1983 with Bess Motta, the 80s aerobics instructor of 20-Minute Workout fame. Every morning, Monday through Friday, I watched the show on TV and followed Bess’s high-impact exercise moves. She was gorgeous with a wild mane of dark curly hair, super fun […]
Welcome to the latest round of Generation X information links, tweets and stories. If you’re new here, be sure to read Who Is Generation X? So, this is the June 5, 2015 edition of the old Blue Plate Special – the original category for Generation X News, established in 2009. Get ready for some filling sides like […]
80s rock star Jimi Jamison died on August 31, from a heart attack. He was 63. Jamison was the lead singer for Survivor. Their hits included Eye of the Tiger, The Search Is Over and I Can’t Hold Back.
1980s Infographic This infographic features some of the top music moments in 1980s movies. These are definitely some iconic songs for Generation X including Eye of the Tiger, Maniac and Don’t You Forget About Me. Which one was your favorite? I think I liked Karate Kid the best. Millennials and Brand Loyalty I like all […]