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

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1993

Authorities near Waco, Texas, negotiate (unsuccessfully) with Branch Davidians. Katharine Hepburn admitted to hospital suffering from exhaustion. Diff'rent Strokes actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant. Blizzard of '93 hits north-east USA. US Supreme Court Justice Byron R White announced plans to retire. IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington, England. Pope John Paul II beatifies Duns … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvR60pAg0JI Oprah Winfrey interviews Michael Jackson during a US television prime time special; it becomes one of the most watched interviews in television history and is Jackson's first in fourteen years. Federal trial of 4 police officers charged with civil rights violations in videotaped beating of Rodney King begins in Los Angeles, California. President Clinton selects Janet Reno to be first … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1993

Introduction This is the year I have been looking forward to when I first started off this journey into 90s nostalgia. Because this is the year I matured enough to know more about what was going on. The year I began to have fond memories of films and events. The year I believe the 90s … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1993

Rocko’s Modern Life series review

I'll admit, I was kind of looking for a verbal fight when I got into a little discussion with CryptDaddy on Twitter. When he took the position of, "The Tiny Toon Adventures reboot will probably be good." All I could think was, "Yeah, sure, like the Teen Titans reboot, the Doug sequel, Powerpuff Girls sequel, … Continue reading Rocko’s Modern Life series review

Carnosaur 1 & 2 (1993, 1995) review

Carnosaur (1993) Rated: 2.5 / 5 Well, after revisiting Tammy and the T-Rex, I got the urge to revisit these two films as well. The first one faced a rushed production and low budget in order to quickly get it into theaters prior to the (much deserved) hype Jurassic Park was generating about dinosaurs and … Continue reading Carnosaur 1 & 2 (1993, 1995) review

Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993) and Godzilla vs. Spacegodzilla (1994) dual review

Rated: 3 / 5 Ok, so this film grew on me after previous viewings.  This is one of the few emotionally charged Godzilla films out there, though you wouldn't know it until the last quarter of the movie.  And yes, the emotional factor of baby Godzilla with adult Godzilla got to me a bit on … Continue reading Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993) and Godzilla vs. Spacegodzilla (1994) dual review