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New TV show ‘Glory Daze’ takes you back to the ’80s!

Tim Jo’s role in Glory Daze, a comedy about college fraternity life in the 1980s, has the Dallas-born actor feeling nostalgic for the decade of the Walkman, “Brat Pack” flicks and Miami Vice menswear. He was just a child during … Continue reading

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The Last Remnants of the 80s are Going Away: Sony to Stop Producing the Walkman

  Time to retire those tapes. Sony has said that it’s stopping production of the Walkman, due to lackluster sales of the outdated music player. According to the company, the last round of the portable cassette player was produced in … Continue reading

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How to Make a Rubik's Cube Cake for your 80s Party

We’ve seen a lot of great food ideas for an 80s party, but this one takes the cake (pardon the pun).  Somone has put together a “how to” video on building a cake in the shape of a Rubik’s Cube … Continue reading

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The Rubik's Cube Joins the Electronic Era!

  The Rubik’s cube has been updated to become the ultimate geek’s toy.  The Rubik’s TouchCube by Technosource seamlessly blends cutting edge technology with the world’s #1 puzzle to create the first completely electronic, solvable Rubik’s Cube. Featuring touch sensor … Continue reading

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GameSpy’s 50 Favorite Console Games of the ’80s

Nintendo ruled the ’80s — let’s get that fact out in the open right away. Yes, Atari had its moments (including a central role in the videogame crash of 1983), Sega was on the cusp of something great with the … Continue reading

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Halloween costumes have an ‘80s feel this year

From The Patriot Ledger: Darth Vader, Batman, and Harry Potter are perennial favorites for trick-or-treaters. This year, however, nostalgia for the 1980s – that bygone age of leggings and big hair – will unleash an army of Material Girls and … Continue reading

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Remembering Opus and Bloom County

If you were like me in the 80s,  you would wake up Sunday morning, grab the paper, and skip directly to the comic strips to get your Bloom County fix.  What predicament was Opus the penguin going to get himself into … Continue reading

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‘G.I. Joe’ Set Visit Yields Explosions, Stunts And Nostalgia

These are strange times we live in. People my age grew up playing with 12-inch-tall versions of “G.I. Joe” characters, imagining wondrous adventures as we grew up in the ’80s. Now, Hollywood is bringing back “Transformers,” “Smurfs” and all the … Continue reading

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Meteor shower: Studios keep on loving them some videogames

Now that Hollywood has plumbed every videogame out there and turned them into (mostly) bad movies, studios are scrambling to pick up…Atari 2600 games? Four studios have been battling to land rights to the Atari classic “Asteroids,” in which (unlike … Continue reading

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