Posts Tagged "nostalgia"

A Saturday Afternoon Spent Watching the Movie “Krull”

Today was one of those lazy days where you just sort of sit around on the couch. Because the Netflix DVD is in your PS3 (allowing you to stream a lot of Netflix movies), you’ve added a lot of stuff to your instant queue. Not because they’re necessarily good movies or must-sees. But you have those whole other queue now,…

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Beautiful Visualizations of “Choose Your Own Adventure” Books

Before there was the hyperlink, there was the Choose Your Own Adventure book. A throwback to the 1980’s, these books were for many of us an introduction to fantasy, science fiction, non-linear storytelling… and the computer games we know today. While most books began with backstory or setup, the reader would soon find themselves at a page where a decision…

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Clash of the Clash of the Titans

On seeing the new Clash of the Titans remake trailer, a small part of me wondered why, oh why, is Hollywood tampering with my childhood? Remakes are nothing new (no pun intended), but a part of me resists the new interpretations, the retelling of a story that I loved just the way it was, when I first encountered it. Of…

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Showbiz Pizza Place Nostalgia: The Rock-afire Explosion

“The Rock-afire Explosion” is the story of a small-town car salesman, an inventor, and an animatronic rock band, that quickly becomes an eccentric portrait of childhood memories, broken dreams, and the resilience of the human spirit. With the closing of Showbiz Pizza Place in the early nineties, and the subsequent removal of the Rock-afire Explosion, a small but determined group…

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