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

Castlevania returning to ‘where it all started’ May 13 for final season on Netflix

Castlevania returning to ‘where it all started’ May 13 for final season on Netflix

Castlevania’s final season comes to Netflix on May 13, 2021 …

Hugo Award nominations for 2021 include rare video game nod

Hugo Award nominations for 2021 include rare video game nod

There’s a rare nod to video games’ interactive storytelling in the roster of 2021 Hugo Award nominations.

Blue Nintendo Switch Lite coming May 21

Blue Nintendo Switch Lite coming May 21

On May 21, a Nintendo Switch Lite system is launching with a new blue color. The blue Nintendo Switch Lite will be available for a suggested retail price of $199.99. “By expanding the existing range of color options for the system, which includes coral, yellow, gray and turquoise, the blue Nintendo Switch Lite gives you more options […]

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