Category Archives: television

1990

The 90’s I remember to be split into 2 halves: the first half beginning with what looked to be a hypercolored extension of the 80’s, where extremeness had just begun to outdo itself, over and over and over again. The … Continue reading

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1986

Now that is an 80’s sweater. Alf was a big highlight for me as a kid. It was funny and grown up enough that my parents could watch it too. A good lighthearted comedy about aliens that looked like big … Continue reading

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1985

Stay with me here, forever. Yes, The Matrix circa 1985. The Twilight Zone 80’s incarnation was one of many great 80’s shows like Tales from the Darkside,¬†Ripley’s Believe It Or Not and Amazing Stories. I used to really enjoy watching … Continue reading

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1984

As an 8-9 year old boy, my main interests were Showbiz Pizza on special occasions,¬†the Transformers cartoon series (after school!) and MTV in 1984. It’s common knowledge that many 30-something dudes are walking around now, still amazed at how awesome … Continue reading

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1982

As a 6 year old kid for most of 1982, I can’t remember anything I anticipated much more than Firefox. Perhaps due to this most badass trailer… it really makes you think you need to see this movie. Plus, Clint … Continue reading

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1978

1978 was the year my brother was born, a month before my 3rd birthday. He is one of my best friends and is a winning Flash designer and creative director for commercial websites. Lesson learned from brother: tell people to … Continue reading

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1976

“there is only IBM, Dupont, and Exxon” A quote from the movie Network, who’s trailer I am showing for “1976”. 1976, my first full year around the sun, is not remembered so well. I do know that at some point … Continue reading

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