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The 1980s Called. They Want their Video Games Back.

September 8, 2014

I know I haven’t posted in a while and that my last post said something about avoiding silly season, but after I saw today’s news about Russian planes practicing cruise missile attacks on the United States, I remembered Obama’s ignorant and arrogant taunt about the 80s wanting their foreign policy back.  Rather than wondering about [...]

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The Legend of Zelda Turns 25

February 21, 2011

I remember one Christmas back in the late 80s very well.  It was the Christmas I received my classic Nintendo Entertainment System as a Christmas gift, along with what became my favorite game for that platform, The Legend of Zelda.  I spent hours navigating through the land of Hyrule as Link, looking behind every rock, [...]

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Super Mario Bros. for Piano

February 24, 2010

A bit of pop-culture nostalgia for a boring Wednesday.  I happen to be a huge fan of all things Nintendo.  I grew up with the original NES, and Super Mario Bros. was the first game I got for the system.  I also happen to be a piano player.  So, imagine my (somewhat geeky) surprise when [...]

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Video Games Flashback (I Can’t Believe They’re Already Classics)

January 29, 2010

How about an acapella-style Nintendo flashback?  Too bad. My personal favorite comes at the end.

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