All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘80’s’

Molly Ringwald Lends Voice To Upcoming Rainbow Brite Reboot

One of the most popular cartoon series of the 1980s is seeing an update as Rainbow Brite gets a reboot courtesy of subscription video-on-demand service Feeln. Lending their voices to this new Rainbow Brite series are actors Emily Osment and Molly Ringwald. Ringwald will be playing the role of the central villain of the series, The Dark Princess. Making a …

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Netflix Announces New Popples (Yes, Popples) Series

If you’re a child of the 80s, you know what Popples are. They’re adorable little stuffed animal-like things that roll up into balls. I think I was in kindergarten or something when they came out. It was also a Saturday morning cartoon. Well, they’re back. Saban Brands and Netflix just announced a 26-episode run of a new original series, which …

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The “RoboCop” (2014) Official Trailer

It seems to be a Hollywood trend now-a-days to resurrect and remake 80’s movies. Heck, even Judge Dredd and Total Recall were remade no more than a year ago. Now RoboCop is the one that’s going to get the modern-era Hollywood makeover, and will be hitting theaters on February 7, 2014. The story follows Alex Murphy, a Detroit police officer …

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These 80s Hits Are Even More 80s In 8-Bit Form

There’s just something about hearing a song you know well in MIDI form that soothes the soul. I’d say this feeling is increased ten fold if you grew up playing NES games. These renditions of our favorite songs have been around for a long time. Thanks to YouTube, they’ve become even more accessible in recent years. So, thank you to …

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Apple Had Its Own Clothing Line in the Eighties

Apple has often been criticized for caring more about their image and style than providing top-of-the-line products, placing form above function in some of its devices. For Apple haters, these pictures are proof positive that their image has been their top priority for a while now. Presenting, the Apple clothing line circa 1986. Disclaimer: I personally think that Apple makes …

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Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992

We have been covering squirrel-monkey’s videos for a while now. I guess we just have a taste for nostalgia. Either that or we love to feel really old. Their latest video shows us what Pinterest would have looked like in the 90’s. Be thankful for what you have boys and girls. This one is done in a little different style, …

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LinkedIn: If it Had Been Released in the 80’s

SquirrelMonkey continues its nostalgia driven “If (blank) had been invented in the 80’s” series with a new video on the corporate world’s version of Facebook: LinkedIn. They have already done other major social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, now they are delving into the professional world. Notable characteristics of this video include the use of CD-ROM instead of internets. …

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Google, Facebook , and Twitter If They Were Invented in the 80’s

Squirrel Monkey loves to remind us of how old we are. Last week we brought you Angry Birds if released in 1982, now see what some well known websites might look like to people in the Eighties. This is what might happen if you took a time machine back to 1985 to invent Google and cash in on the massive …

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What If Angry Birds Was Released in the 80’s?

What do IntelliVision, the Commadore 64, and Atari 2600 all have in common? Aside from all bringing back awesome memories for children of the early 80’s and being hilarious examples of how much technology has changed, they all featured a little known game called Angry Birds. It would take Rovio three decades to finally cash in on the idea, but …

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