Author: David Buck

December 23, 2019
More Motel 6 - Y2K edition

Motel 6 commercial about Y2K. Hoard your canned goods, folks, because this is it!

March 6, 2019
Motel 6 Commercials—Save a Buck

A little over a year ago, I wrote a piece for Tedium: the Dull Side of the Internet about Tom Bodett. You can read "Leavin' the Light On" here. For that article, not only did I interview Tom Bodett, but I also did a deep dive into my radio show collection for the Bodett-voiced Motel […]

March 3, 2019
Looking back at Radio Shack

A brief look at some older radio shack commercials.

May 18, 2018
8-bit greatest hits

Over at Tedium, David's latest piece looks at how music from the 8-bit video game era has inspired an entire generation of modern musicians - and created new musical genres. Check it out!

May 11, 2018
'Darkly Humorous Future': Revisiting WEG's original Paranoia

Over at EN World, David Buck explores the West End Games original edition of Paranoia. Enjoy!

July 14, 2017
Welcome to The Nostalgia Ward

Nostalgia is weird.

Nerdvana

Paul McGann’s audio Eighth Doctor meets the Judoon, TV Doctor Who’s rhino-headed space police

Paul McGann’s audio Eighth Doctor meets the Judoon, TV Doctor Who’s rhino-headed space police

If you’ve ever wondered what the Eighth Doctor would do faced with rhino-headed space police, the Judoon … well, you can find out now!

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, revisited

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance, revisited

How does the recently resurrected Game Boy Advance classic Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance stack up after all these years?

Doctor Who returns to Peladon with David Troughton, 2 Doctors and more

Doctor Who returns to Peladon with David Troughton, 2 Doctors and more

It’s 50 years since the Doctor first set foot on Peladon in Doctor Who, and the planet awaits adventure once more in January 2022 …