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1998

In a time long ago and a galaxy not so far away… the year 1998: January: Nepalese police intercept a shipment of 272 human skulls in Kathmandu February:  Iraqi President Saddam Hussein negotiates a deal with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, allowing weapons inspectors to return to Baghdad, preventing military … Continue reading

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1997

On March 4th of 1997, Bill Clinton banned federal funding of research into human cloning. In other news, HAL9000 is activated in the ‘2001’ universe on January 17th, 1997. In the Terminator milieu, Skynet is goin’ live on August 29th. Even … Continue reading

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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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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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1983

While I’m fairly positive that I didn’t see this movie in 1983 (I think I saw it later in the 80’s), ‘Fire and Ice’ captures a spirit of craft and creativity that the 80’s moving pictures were known for. This … 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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