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/ September 24, 2016 10:51 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 124

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: Endless hours of DuckTales seems appropriate! Movies: New Power Rangers Character Posters Reveal Zords. Television: Aw, Mary Berry to leave Bake Off...

/ 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 17, 2016 11:55 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 123

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: Darkwing Duck… when there’s trouble-ya call D-Double-ya! Movies: Deleted Mall Scene Shows X-Men: Apocalypse Could’ve Been So Much Better. When X-Men Villain...

/ 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?...

/ September 10, 2016 7:53 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 122

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: We’re feelin’ some Eek! The Cat! this morning. Movies: Joe Manganiello Will Play Deathstroke in Ben Affleck’s Batman Movie. ‘Young Frankenstein’ Returning...

/ September 7, 2016 11:34 am

Pop Culture League: House of Wax

This week’s assignment is in for the Pop Culture League and since it’s the first week of school (according to everyone ever on Facebook posting photos of their kids’ first day), we figured we’d better not eff this up. House of Wax: The local Wax Museum is having a fire sale and you have the opportunity to add a life-size,...

/ September 5, 2016 11:09 pm

PopRewind Podcast: Online Auction Habits

Linz and Lee get kind of deep in their online auction habits. Which one do you think paid more for useless junk? Find out on this spine-tingling episode of the PopRewind Podcast! Stream via Youtube! Or listen or download with SoundCloud! Heck, even iTunes carries our show! Yeah A used black prom dress A rare newspaper promo A RGB TV...

/ September 3, 2016 12:24 pm

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 121

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: This morning, we’re watching the animated version of Police Academy. Because: why not? Movies: Um. YASSSS. Terminator 2 in 3D, coming to...

/ 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 27, 2016 10:31 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 120

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: Lee’s article on the Gremlins and ALF ride had us hankerin’ for some ALF Tales! Movies: The Rock and Kevin Hart to...