Tag Archives: 80s

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

the garbage pail kids movie

You know PES from his awesome shorts but did you know that he is working on a Garbage Pail Kids movie? Apparently he is and let’s hope it is better than the original movie from 1987, the trailer of which, … Continue reading

Friday, March 9th, 2012

pixel animation

This is an awesome little animation of a pixelated world where a gameboy changes everything. So 80s-tastic. [VIA]

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

space stallions

Take your memories from 80s cartoons like He-Man and She-Ra and you have Space Stallions. Total 80s awesomeness – with synths.

Monday, March 5th, 2012

teenage mutant ninja turtles stop motion intro

This is a stop motion recreation of the 1987 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon intro. It took over 4,000 pictures and over 60 hand-drawn images to make. Fun little flashback. [VIA]

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

multichron calculator watch

Back in 1983 there was a watch that was advertised as basically the iPhone of its day – the Multichron Calculator Watch. You could Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Use Memory, and Save a Constant! You could also see the time … Continue reading

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

karate rap

In the 80s, people rapped about Karate. In this video, you will see a guy named David Seeger and his wife Holly rap about how awesome Karate is with a little help of some Geishas. [VIA]

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

80s documentary on sampling

This is a news segment that aired on Australian TV in the 80s. It explores sampling in music and how various artists are affected. I am pretty sure it was produced as a MTV News segment here in America and … Continue reading

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

freddy freaker

I love how in the 80s you could put a commercial of a plastic alien dancing on the TV and ask kids to call a number and talk to it – like Freddie Freaker.

Friday, January 13th, 2012

night of 100 stars

In the 80s, celebrities put on fancy gowns from fashion designers and would parade around showcasing the outfits with fancy twirls. Here are clips from the 1982, 1985, and an unidentified 80s show. So much glitz and shoulder pads going … Continue reading

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

time to party at the roller castle

If you were living in Long Island, New York in 1984, perhaps you were partying at the Roller Castle. This is a commercial from the 80s that shows you just what the Roller Castle was all about. Sweet outfits.