BLOCKBUSTER makes its last stand in Oregon

Any fan of nostalgia will love this…  BLOCKBUSTER is making its final stand in Oregon because .. well….. the manager says they are just stubborn. This is the AP dispatch, for the record, on the issue: BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The … Read moreBLOCKBUSTER makes its last stand in Oregon

Marvel launches retro website for CAPTAIN MARVEL

  Retro is in!The website!? Well it’s beautiful! Marvel’s next big superhero movie is Captain Marvel, and unlike most of the franchise’s films, this one’s set in the 1990s. Accordingly, Marvel has launched a website that fits the timeframe, a throwback to web design of the era, complete with awkward animations, fonts, and colors. I … Read moreMarvel launches retro website for CAPTAIN MARVEL

Toto's "Africa" plays on repeat in the middle of the Namib Desert… for as long as it can play

Namibian artist Max Siedentopf has set up a sound installation in the coastal Namib Desert to play on loop.. MORE.. The 1982 track is quadruple platinum, and was the most streamed song in 2017, with over 440m views on YouTube. Mr Siedentopf tells the BBC it is set to play forever, with solar batteries “to … Read moreToto's "Africa" plays on repeat in the middle of the Namib Desert… for as long as it can play

Hillbilly Jim getting inducted into he WWE hall of fame

Let the nostalgia take flight!  From the WWE: Hillbilly Jim often found himself standing across the ring from nefarious Superstars managed by Jimmy Hart, but in the years since their heyday, the relationship between the two men changed.  Their new dynamic will be on display when Hart inducts Hillbilly Jim into the WWE Hall of Fame during the … Read moreHillbilly Jim getting inducted into he WWE hall of fame

The slow and painful bite of nostalgia on a late winter's night

“Beware nostalgia” – it’s holding you back from the rest of your life →theguardian.com This is from a UK GUARDIAN article in 2014.. the nostalgia has changed a bit. The danger of nostalgia remains the same. Nostalgia is a dangerous thing. It’s a signifier that you hate how your life has turned out. It’s a … Read moreThe slow and painful bite of nostalgia on a late winter's night