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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 23, 2018
Old-school Doctor Who on Twitch!

Find out when you can stream more than 500 episodes of classic Doctor Who on Twitch. Hey, remember the '80s? Watching a new generation come to appreciate New Romantic Doctor Who,  some of the program's grandest world-building. Read more...we've realized it has

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!

October 3, 2017
Super Mario Bros. 3: Chasing airships in arcades, pizza parlors and at the movies

My most indelible early recollection of SMB3 was playing the game, over and over again, at Pizza Hut.

August 31, 2017
Nintendo Power-ful tribute to Super NES Classic games

Three posters in the style of classic Nintendo Power magazine covers celebrate the upcoming launch of the Super NES Classic Edition.

July 14, 2017
Welcome to The Nostalgia Ward

Nostalgia is weird.

Nerdvana

Russell T Davies returning as Doctor Who showrunner for 60th anniversary and beyond

Russell T Davies returning as Doctor Who showrunner for 60th anniversary and beyond

Russell T Davies, who brought Doctor Who back to TV in 2005, is coming back to the TARDIS helm!

Details and story covers for Ninth Doctor ‘Lost Warriors’ audio adventures and vinyl LP

Details and story covers for Ninth Doctor ‘Lost Warriors’ audio adventures and vinyl LP

Released this November, Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Adventures: Lost Warriors audio adventures find the Ninth Doctor facing aliens in a country estate, fighting alongside the ‘real’ Lady Macbeth in the Scottish Highlands and coming face to face with an old enemy on an iconic movie set …

Actraiser Renaissance resurrects Super Nintendo classic action world-building sim

Actraiser Renaissance resurrects Super Nintendo classic action world-building sim

One of the true surprises to drop in Thursday’s Nintendo Direct presentation was a re-release of the Super NES game Actraiser …

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