Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

US President George H. W. Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to. The Michelangelo computer virus begins to take affect. FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12). Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington. Music Honorable Mentions: Chic: Chic-ism. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1992

IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M). Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs". Jury selection begins in the trial of Los Angeles police charged with beating Rodney King. Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana. Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter. 100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox. Jeffrey Dahmer found sane and guilty … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Europe breaks down trade barriers. The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union. AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499). The US Government urges doctors to stop using silicone breast implants, outlining the health effects. Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame. George H. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Highlights of 1991

While I don't believe this topped the previous year in overall entertainment, that's a position subject to debate. Because at the very least, this came pretty damn close. But this year also came with some warning signals. 1990 primarily had 1 film that I could say was overly blunt in SJW content (it's nothing compared … Continue reading Highlights of 1991

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1991

Ukrainian people vote for independence. Muslim Shi'ites release American hostages Joseph Cicippio, Terry Anderson, and Alan Steen. Pan American World Airways ceased operations. Orion Pictures filed Chapter 11 for bankruptcy protection. NY assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud. UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote. DeForest … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1991

Cyberpunk 2077 (2020) review (in progress) part 1

Rated: >= 3 / 5 (assuming it gets properly patched) Wokeness: >= 3 / 5 Let me just state up front that I have never played any game on release day ever in my entire life. This is a first for me. And I knew this was going to be a bad idea, because 90% … Continue reading Cyberpunk 2077 (2020) review (in progress) part 1

Mass Effect 2 (2010) review

Rated: 2.5 / 5 Wokeness: 3 / 5 Review Well, I guess this review has been 3 years coming. The replay of this game was more of a struggle than I expected. Not because the game is more difficult than I remember, but because it's not as interesting as I remember. While it improves on … Continue reading Mass Effect 2 (2010) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1991

Three faculty, and one staff member of the department of physics and astronomy, were killed, along with one administrator, when physics graduate student Gang Lu went on a shooting rampage at the University of Iowa after being denied the Physics award (they actually made a historically inaccurate film about this titled Dark Matter in 2007). … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1991

Elex (2017) review

https://www.gamesload.com/images/products/THQNordic/Elex_bg.jpg Rated: 4 / 5 Wokeness: 2 / 5 * Just got done doing a 50 hour spree playing a little hidden gem of an RPG called Elex, made by Piranha Bytes (guys who did the Gothic trilogy, of which only the first 2 games are good). Set in a partial sci-fi (via the Clerics … Continue reading Elex (2017) review

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1991

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRD2IbYFf7o In front of a national television audience on CBS, play-by-play man Jack Buck famously says "And we'll see you tomorrow night!" while calling Minnesota Twins star Kirby Puckett's game-winning home run to send the World Series against the Atlanta Braves to a decisive seventh game. The first official version of the Linux kernel, version 0.02, is released. Child star Adam Rich arrested for stealing … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1991