Cola Wars

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

KHHHHAAAAAAAAN!!!

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) is, in my opinion, one of the best Star Trek movies. As Adm. James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Capt. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) monitor trainees of Starfleet Academy, aboard the USS ENTERPRISE, another vessel, USS RELIANT, is about to try out the planet-creating Genesis Device in a seemingly deserted portion of space only to discover the inhabitants … Continue reading KHHHHAAAAAAAAN!!!

WarGames

WarGames (1983) – Staring Dabney Coleman, Barry Corbin, Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy – is a story about a teen who finds a backdoor into a military computer which is simulating a global thermonuclear war. Although the computer “thinks” it is a game, it literal sends the US military into thinking we are on the brink of nuclear war with the USSR. I remember the … Continue reading WarGames

Voltron / Voltron

Yes. VOLTRON. Defender of the Universe! We are all familiar with Lion Force Voltron featuring 5 mechanical robot lions, with the team of 5 pilots that worked together, which would combine to form the Voltron warrior. Did you know that there is ANOTHER Voltron? Vehicle Team Voltron was my first introduction into the warrior robot universe. Three teams of five, Land, Sea and Air, for … Continue reading Voltron / Voltron