Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1993

14-time MLB All Star Reggie Jackson is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420. Japan Hosokawa government begins. Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor. Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice. US Court of Appeals rules congress must … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: July 1993

Magic the Gathering makes its collectible card gaming debut at the Origins Game Fair in Dallas, TX. 1 second is added to the clock. President Clinton fires FBI director William S. Sessions. Fire in the press box at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium. Israeli offensive against terrorist bases in South Lebanon. The first of four photos of … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: July 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1993

On his 35th birthday, Prince announces that he is changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol. This led to him being called The Artist Formerly Known as Prince until 2000. Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is nominated to the United States Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton. Ken Griffey Jr. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QixQMUu4CKI South Africa agrees to multi-racial elections. Major League Baseball's owners overwhelmingly approve a six-year joint venture with ABC and NBC; the venture, eventually dubbed "The Baseball Network", displaces CBS as MLB's primary network television package holder. Judd Nelson pleads no contest to kicking Kim Evans in the head. Intel's new Pentium processor is unveiled. 274th & final "Cheers" episode airs on NBC. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Alan Bennett's play "The Madness of George III" premieres in London. Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. 450 prisoners riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continue for ten days, citing grievances about prison conditions and the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis). Jury … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Top 20 Favorite Board Games

aka The Top 20 Greatest Board Games of All Time. It's not like others aren't making board game lists with that title while listing games they enjoy based primarily on subjective reasoning. In typical ball-busting fashion, I'd like to start by stating that 9/10 of those "greatest board games of all time" lists on YouTube … Continue reading Top 20 Favorite Board Games

Jet Force Gemini (1999) review

Rated: 4 / 5 Back in the day, the first time I heard about this N64 game was from this promotional VHS tape all subscribers of the magazine Nintendo Power got for free, in the mail. Back then, I thought this was one of the most awesome advertisements ever. Today, this is some of the … Continue reading Jet Force Gemini (1999) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: Highlights of 1992

This year was unfortunate compared to the last 2 years. Political correctness really began to rear its ugly head in the films and tv shows. Thankfully, there were still some solid entries. And I'm hoping this is just because this was an election year, with typical liberal Hollywood rooting for the Democratic candidate, who did … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: Highlights of 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992

UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia. Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia. Operation Restore Hope: US Marines land in Somalia. NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993. US President George H.W. Bush awards actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn the Presidential … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1992

Democrat Bill Clinton is elected President of the United States, defeating incumbent President George H. W. Bush. Carol Moseley-Braun elected first African-American woman in US Senate, representing Illinois. "Revenge Match of the 20th century" American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky to win an unofficial match in Belgrade. The Church of England approves the ordination of female priests. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1992