In the late 80s and early 90s, it was hard to avoid Batman. With the blockbuster success of Tim Burton’s two Batman movies, and the debut of the excellent animated series, Batman was firmly entrenched in the cultural zeitgeist. At that time, as a child of 8 years old, I was eager to consume any … More Batman (20th Century Fox, 1966)
Prior to the 1989 Tim Burton Batman film starring Michael Keaton I was unfamiliar with the Caped Crusader. Surprisingly my only prior exposure to one of the world’s most iconic super heroes was through an action figure I had received as a Christmas present in the late 80’s. At the time I was convinced that … More In Memory of Adam West
Retro Classics is a collection of articles and web posts I have written in the past, re-published verbatim in their original form. I have been writing about my hobbies on various “free” websites dating back to my days in high school. Now a great deal of my topics of then current events would be considered … More Retro Classics: BATMAN: What Happened?
We’ve all been there. You’re playing a game and the tune from the stage you’re on is catchy enough that you begin to hum along with it. Before you know it you were sitting in class or languishing away in your cubicle and that tune is on repeat in your head. Game tunes may not … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 6
PC games back in the day were leaps and bounds ahead of console games in terms of complexity and storytelling. Our family purchased our first PC back in 1992 as my mom was going to night school; an IBM PS1. Since I was a big fan of the NES and it’s library my mom went … More Robin Hood: Conquests of the Longbow (Sierra, 1992)
Ralston was known for their licensed cereal brands in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. If there was a property popular with children, a shopper could be pretty certain that Ralston would dump some processed nuggets in a box and slap a logo on it for a quick buck. Ralston-Purina sticks to making pet food and … More Batman Cereal (Ralston, 1989)