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/ July 22, 2017 9:56 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 142

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: Today we’re...

/ July 19, 2017 11:33 am

Pop Rewind Podcast: Riding The Wienermobile

By some twisted miracle, Lee’s ultimate dream came true: a ride in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! Linz has a lot of questions about this experience. We’re posting this episode today in honor of National Hot Dog Day 2017. So, grab your favorite condiments and hop aboard for a vicarious tour of the Wienermobile this time on the Pop Rewind Podcast. Download or...

/ July 8, 2017 9:40 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 141

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: Can you...

/ July 7, 2017 12:54 pm

Make Your Own Orbitz: The Drink with BALLS.

Chances are you have a memory of Orbitz, whether it was gleefully chugging chunky sugar water or side-eyeing someone as they chugged chunky sugar water while you, smartly, abstained because wtf are those balls and why are they floating? One thing we can agree on: Orbitz sure made an impression on us. It was just so weird and out there,...

/ July 2, 2017 2:12 pm

Ritz Crackers and the New Kids on the Block: An Existential Crisis

There’s a point in everyone’s life where they realize they’re old. I’ve had brushes with this in the past– hearing Billy Joel on the “oldies” station, attempting to purchase Weird Al’s Mandatory Fun album on CD in 2014 only to have Target employees ask me: “CD, like for a computer?”, and trying to explain what Crystal Pepsi was to 7-11...

/ June 24, 2017 7:51 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 140

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past week. Saturday Morning Programming: After the...

/ June 17, 2017 1:06 pm

Clearly Canadian Returns!

Clearly Canadian was a summertime staple for me. Between Wild Cherry Clearly Canadian, Cracked Magazine, and hanging out on Lake Erie, summers were pretty great in the 90s. After my family’s regular vacations ceased, I never gave much thought to Clearly Canadian. I rarely bought it back home (although, I did purchase one and dub it my “germ bottle,” much...

/ June 17, 2017 10:07 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 139

If you have any links or news you’d like us to feature, just hit us up on Twitter at @PopRewindOnline! Remember when Saturday mornings were worth getting up for? While we can’t provide a four-hour block of programming, here’s some retro news you may have missed (or simply want to revisit) from the past… little bit. We know, it has...

/ June 12, 2017 3:08 pm

Cereal Origin Stories Hollywood Style

Look, you read this article title and were like, “Really?  Cereals with a backstory?”  Well, Hollywood has been doing it with everything else for years.  I mean, there is a Battleship movie.  Really?  Did that need a deep origin story?  Well, somewhere between the Battleship movie and Mrs. Butterworth 2: Meet Mr. Butterface lies a whole chain of untapped mascots...

/ May 24, 2017 7:43 pm

Pop Rewind Podcast: Tech To Wow Our 90s Selves

Things take kind of a dark and surprising turn in this very special episode of the PopRewind Podcast, as Lee digs deep within his childhood memories to dredge up woes of VCR+. Meanwhile, Lindsey unlocks some secrets while dusting off her VHS collection. It’s all real all the time right here on the PopRewind Podcast! Mentioned in this Episode: Linz could have...