Articles By: Linz Rewind Linz Rewind
Linz is a freelance writer and editor who just so happens to be obsessed with E.T. for Atari. Try not to hold it against her.

/ November 23, 2016 3:43 pm

Celebrating 17 Years of Chris Gaines

Sometimes there are bits of bizarre pop culture that really stick with you. Maybe it’s Prince changing his name to a Wing Ding, maybe it’s Sinead O’Connor tearing up a photo of the Pope on live television. If you’re like me, it’s definitely when Garth Brooks turned into Chris Gaines. What? Here we go. If I had to break it...

/ October 13, 2016 10:02 am

Remembering L’Eggs Pantyhose

As a child, I was always fascinated by the big displays of L’eggs pantyhose, or as I thought: Easter eggs filled with nylons! If you grew up in the 80s and early 90s, you knew that a plastic egg shaped container held untold riches. From quarter machines to those weird chicken coop vending things, cheap prizes were doled out in...

/ September 22, 2016 2:17 pm

Jim Carrey’s The Mask: A Proud Part of Ontario’s School Curriculum?

The year was 1995. The world was still enjoying the SSSSSSMOKIN’ Jim Carrey as Stanley Ipkiss in the previous year’s film The Mask. My seventh grade class? We were reading the novelization of The Mask. Especially interesting considering the movie was rated PG-13 and we were 12. There’s something to be said for movie trailers from the 90s. It’s not...

/ September 14, 2016 1:52 pm

That Time Phil Collins Watched a Man Watch a Man Drown in a Michelob Beer Commercial

Hands down, one of my favorite, if not my ultimate favorite, urban legend has to do with Phil Collins. Specifically his song “In the Air Tonight”. The story goes that Phil witnessed a guy watching another guy drown. The first guy could have helped the drowning one, but chose not to. This also begs the question: Why didn’t Phil help?...

/ August 29, 2016 2:26 pm

Top Hallmark Ornament Picks for 2016

Every year, Hallmark puts out some rad retro ornaments. You’ve seen some of them on the Pop Rewind tree, and judging from this year’s offerings, you’re going to see some more! First up, for you cereal enthusiasts– a Snap, Crackle, Pop: Kellogg’s Rice Krispies ornament! I could think of a few more exciting cereals to include, but dangit, Rice Krispies...

/ August 18, 2016 12:52 pm

Pop Culture League: Shelfie

Many of you may remember the League of Extraordinary Bloggers, ran by Brian over at Cool & Collected. The League retired a while back, but was rebooted Monday! The League has gone through some changes, including a name change to Cool & Collected’s Pop Culture League. Which means we can still call it the League and get away with it....

/ July 13, 2016 9:04 am

Ghostbusters 2016 Stay Puft Marshmallow S’Mores Cocktail & Shot!

It just wouldn’t be an informal Theme Week here at Pop Rewind without Linz going into the kitchen and getting drunk. As Lee mentioned in Monday’s article, the Ghostbusters are Back in the Mainstream, which leaves us with some fun Ghostbusters products to get creative with. Let’s go! Ghostbusters Stay Puft Marshmallows S’Mores Cocktail & Shot Sure, you could roast...

/ July 1, 2016 1:20 pm

Terminator Party Recipes: Endoskeleton Chocolates, T-1 Too Many Cocktail, and Glowing Jell-O Shots!

Coming up with recipes for our themed weeks is probably one of my favorite parts of doing this site. I have FOUR recipes for you today, giving you quite the selection for your Terminator-themed parties that you’ll be having over the long weekend. If you’re smart, you’ll get the idea to make all these Terminator skull-themed treats around Hallowe’en season...

/ June 29, 2016 9:38 am

Super Mario Maker: Terminator Style

It’s no secret that we love us some Mario Maker around these parts, with Lee’s Back to the Future Mario Maker Level and Linz’s Mario the Hedgehog Level. Then it’s no surprise that Linz made a Terminator-themed Mario Maker level, is it? No, not really. Join us then as we play Linz’s Terminator-inspired level. Play along with us! Just enter...

/ June 28, 2016 3:49 pm

The Terminator Name Generator

We’ve all used name generators to pick out frivolous names for ourselves– our Star Wars names, porn names, etc. But what if someone came up with a Name Generator so useful, so life-fulfilling, that it would give you a name you could legally to? Have no fear, Pop Rewind is here with The Terminator Name Generator! Let us know what...