Tag Archives: 80s

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

what is rap?

In 1987 if you didn’t know what rap was you were in luck – the kids show “Switchback” did a segment with kids rapping to show you what was what. This almost rivals “Take That.” [VIA]

Monday, December 12th, 2011

bb the christmas bunny

This is BB the Christmas Bunny and he is going to do some tricks for you. Well, maybe not any tricks per se, but his dog friend does pick up the trick slack.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

whistle cover of “georgia on my mind”

Would you like to see an audience member from an 80s talk show perform a whistle cover of “Georgia on My Mind?” Of course you would! And if you thought you didn’t, watch anyways. You are welcome. [VIA]

Monday, November 28th, 2011

karate kid rehearsal footage

This is footage from the rehearsal of the original “Karate Kid” movie back in 1983. The first video is a run-through of the first 10 minutes of the film and below that is the infamous “wax on, wax off” scene … Continue reading

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

leader of the pack

Here is 80s band Twisted Sister performing a cover of The Shangri-Las “Leader of the Pack.” This is kind of amazing. [VIA]

Friday, October 21st, 2011

apple on the future of computers

This is an interview from nearly 30 years ago about how Apple saw the future of computers. You can see the whole interview here and here.

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

pee wee meets robocop

Back in 1988, the 60th Academy Awards took place and Pee Wee Herman was a presenter. During his presentation, an evil robot stormed the auditorium and Robocop came to the rescue. [VIA]

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

the office recut as an 80s sitcom

Here we have “The Office” recut as an 80s sitcom. Clearly this was bound to happen. [VIA]

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

top 10 videogame songs of the 80s

GamerTNG compiled what they see as the top 10 videogame songs/themes of the 80s. Did they list your favorite? [VIA]

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

new thang

This kid is rapping about a New Thang while wearing his sweet acid washed Jamz. Remember Jamz? Aww yeah. Also, those dance moves – skills. [VIA]