Commodore 64 (VIC-20) A childhood friend of mine had a Commodore! A HOME COMPUTER! WHOA! It was awesome! I remember staying up late on weekends playing Global Thermal Nuclear War (kinda boring), Star Trek (awesome!), States & Capitals, Chess, Asteroids and Centipede. Yeah, the graphics were a bit clunky and not much better than the Atari 2600. But, it was a COMPUTER! It would be … Continue reading Home Computers
Hey! Remember the Cola Wars we were subjected to in the 80’s?! Advertisements were everywhere: Movie theaters, newspapers, television, radio – EVERYWHERE! I think we literally drowned in cola commercials! Here are a few of my favorites: My brother, Kraig, loves baseball and, I’m sure, imagined himself as this kid! This one is a toe-tapper! This is my favorite. I mean, who didn’t want to … Continue reading Cola Wars
I remember this awesome candy bar! Haven’t seen it since the 80’s and I really miss it. Unfortunately, Hershey’s stopped production in the 2000’s. Do you have a favorite food/drink that was only available in the 80’s? Continue reading What’s It’s Name?
In 1984 , Wendy’s came out with a iconic commercial featuring Clara Peller exclaiming , “Where’s the beef?!” I remember when this first on TV. We all talked, and laughed, about it. My grandmother loved it as she said it was true of some restaurants . To this day, that phrase is used to ask, “where’s the content?!”, of any given subject. Continue reading Where’s The Beef?!