During a warm spring day in 1990 my mind was pre-occupied as I struggled to push through my half day of Kindergarten. Although I generally enjoyed school at this young age I knew that something monumental was awaiting me at my grandparents’ house. It was this year that my grandma began a tradition of letting … More Breaking Down My Childhood NES Collection
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?
Hello old friends and newcomers alike! Five Awesome Video Game Tracks is an ongoing series where I discuss a specific piece of music from a video game and post a link for our faithful readers to listen and enjoy it. Some of these tracks are just plain amazing. Others aren’t great but hold some kind … More Five Awesome Video Game Tracks Part 4
Toy Biz released their line of Marvel action figures in 1990 under the banner “Marvel Super Heroes”. Honestly at the time I was largely unaware of the Marvel universe; the heroes, their stories or really their existence in general. Fresh off of the heels of the 1989 Batman flick I was a bonafide Batman fan … More Spider-Man Web Suction Figure (Toy Biz, 1990)
This has been quite a year for nostalgia. Twenty years of Microsoft Windows 95, 30 years of the Back to the Future franchise as well as the Back to the Future Day Wednesday October 21, 2015 as seen in Back to the Future Part II. Not to be overlooked is 30 years of the Nintendo … More Happy 30th Anniversary to the Legendary Nintendo Entertainment System (1985)