As much as kids get wrong about the 80s today, we must have driven our parents nuts on our thoughts of the 50s.
The International Olympic Committee’s pursuit of urban events to lure a younger audience saw street dance battles officially added to the medal events program at the 2024 Paris Games.
This would have been awesome in 1984. I wonder what Ozone and Turbo are up to today?
This post was originally published on gozgeek.com, be sure to check out the site and subscribe or follow to see even more geekier stuff. I can’t believe I’m just now hearing about The Hood Internet, an artist on Soundcloud. He has a ton of remixes, including an entire set based on each year of the 80s. 1984 has all of… Read more →
I’m trying out my new Bluetooth cassette adapter, streaming 80s from my phone.
For some reason it doesn’t work plugged in, but does work on batteries.
Technology gets a bad rap, and is blamed for a ton of society ills. But, that line of thinking just focuses on the negative. In Tokyo, technology is allowing a cafe to use robots controlled by paralyzed people. First it was Space Invaders wrist, then it was Nintendo thumb. Now, we have selfie wrist. Think of the children! Lawyers should… Read more →
The nets are raging this week over whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Maybe people raged every year and I didn’t know. Anyway, is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Of course, someone had to survey people on this question, and the results overwhelmingly say that Die Hard is not a Christmas movie. Those people are wrong, and to… Read more →
Walmart has turned on the Arcade 1Up displays, so after school I can play arcade games! The spinner for Tempest is terrible, but the game is still sort of playable. I set the high score, and it appears to save the high score even after the cabinet is turned off. Read more →