Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1990

Stuff that happened this month: Angela Bowie reveals that ex-husband David slept with Mick Jagger.  Nora Dunn and Sinead O'Connor boycott "Saturday Night Live" to protest Andrew Dice Clay's hosting which was perceived as sexist; the show uses a time delay for the third time in its history.  "Cheers" star Kelsey Grammer sentenced to jail for 30 days … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1990

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1990

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uz0HzS1O-ug The "Ha!" comedy Channel on cable TV begins transmitting.  Wrestlemania VI, Ultimate Warrior fights Hulk Hogan.  World's largest bunny hop at Radio City Music Hall (NYC).  Madonna starts her controversial Blond Ambition Tour in Tokyo, Japan.  Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery. The Earth Day Special, a two-hour commercial-free special … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1990

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1990

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL5BNgcwYhQ March 1990, the sequel to February 1990.  An interesting month to be sure for that year.  Steve Jackson Games gets raided by the U.S. Secret Service; a case that would evolve years later into something establishing the legalities of online speech still equating to speech; as in free speech.  Carole Gist becomes the 1st … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1990

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1990

Notable events: South African President F. W. de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes ANC & 60 other political organisations. USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties. "60 Minutes" commentator Andy Rooney suspended by CBS for racial remarks attributed to him by a gay magazine. Galileo flies by Venus. In a … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1990

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1990

Introduction So, it starts.  My trip back into the 90s, digging up old memories, returning to the nostalgia, and bringing it to light for those around today, who visit this site.  At first I thought this was going to be an endeavor that would take a few months to do to cover the entire 90s … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1990

It (1990 and 2017) film review

1990 version rated: 3/5 2017 version rated: 3/5 Oh God has it been too long since I've witnessed a film that gives me so much material to work with for my review. So eager to type down my thoughts. Oh, and if you're wondering if there's going to be spoilers, you bet your ass there's … Continue reading It (1990 and 2017) film review

Mermaids (1990) review

Rated: 3/5 "Sometimes I feel like you're the child and I'm the grown up." "You know, sometimes being a mother really stinks. I don't always know what I'm doing. It's not like you and your sister came with a book of instructions. You know, if I can help you, tell me. I'll give it my … Continue reading Mermaids (1990) review

Atomic Blonde and The Blood of Heroes dual review, and a discussion on female empowerment

Rated: 2/5 Cocksucker?  Really? It was convincing wasn't it? So I must confess, Atomic Blonde is a film that I initially didn't have any interest in.  That is, until I saw this little parody via Steven Crowder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD3TSrfwJgE   Now for the record, prior to watching the film, I assumed he was just exaggerating with … Continue reading Atomic Blonde and The Blood of Heroes dual review, and a discussion on female empowerment

Wing Commander review

Rated: 2/5 So this PC version is from GOG.com, and uses DosBox.  Well, this is a game that certainly shows its age from 1990, coming out 3 years before Doom, that had 360 degree movement.  So in some respects, Doom is actually a step back in terms of gameplay compared to this game, but on … Continue reading Wing Commander review