Tag Archives: Nostalgia

Missing Pieces: Inner Circle (Retro Review)

Missing Pieces: Inner Circle (Retro Review)

Turn back the clock 35 years as Missing Pieces checks out one our favorite games from the ’80s, Inner Circle. Read More


Video Time Machine: Nostalgia in Your Pocket

Video Time Machine: Nostalgia in Your Pocket

I bet sometimes you wish it were still the 1980s: Saturday morning cartoons, movies with special effects, Apple computer commercials… Well, you can’t go back for good, but now you can visit, thanks to the Video Time Machine app for iOS. Originally launched in 2011, there’s now a free version that gives you access to just one decade, or you can get the whole shebang for $2.99. Read More

How Do I Protect My Toys From My Kid?

“It’s a toy.” She repeated her answer three times, each time accentuating the word toy. It’s the same tone and technique she uses on the kid for the words “milk” “bedtime” and “poopies.” “It’s a collector’s item,” I explained. “His … Read More

Remembrance of Things Past

I have had a love/hate relationship with end-of-year “Top Music” lists. At their best, they’re insightful, helping me save time and money by sorting through the morass of music out there and singling out the experiences I might enjoy most. At their worst, though, they are akin to a retelling of someone else’s dreams: abstract,… Read More

Remember When…? Under Construction

Web-surfing, I stumbled upon a bit of nostalgia that made me wonder what my kid will say when I tell him I knew a time when there was no World Wide Web. The website 11Best Old School Animated GIF’s lists some blasts from the past.  Now icons of poor web design, these moving pictures used… Read More