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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...

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...

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...

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...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 138

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: While there...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 137

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: We’re watching...

“Weird Al” Yankovic: Mediocre Rarities?

First, some background: Last Thursday, the track list of rarities for the long-awaited The Complete Works of “Weird Al” Yankovic (minus his Peter and the Wolf album) was released: 1. Take Me Down 2. My Bologna (Capitol) 3. Yoda (Demo) 4. Dr. Demento Jingle 5. Pac-Man 6. Dare to be Stupid (Instrumental) 7. Jurashiku Park 8. Headline News 9. Since...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 136

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: Because we...

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 135

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: We’re watching...

Super Mario Maker: E.T. for Atari Style?

While the world has moved on from Mario Maker, we’re still busy making new levels. You may remember Linz’s Terminator and Mario the Hedgehog levels or perhaps Lee’s Back to the Future Mario Maker Level. Well, we’re back… in Mario Maker for E.T. for Atari… Style. With Linz’s love-hate relationship with E.T. for the Atari 2600, we all knew it...