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/ March 28, 2014 11:22 am

Scott Thompson Talks Graphic Novels, Stand-up, and Early Internet Adopters

Likely best known for his slew of entertaining characters on Kids in the Hall, Scott Thompson is a Jack of all Trades and master of, well, quite a few. One of Thompson’s greatest passions is his graphic novel trilogy, Husk, which follows his Kids in The Hall character Danny Husk through some pretty remarkable adventures. The first Volume of The...

/ November 27, 2013 1:20 pm

Sonic X-treme: The Lost World? An Interview with Chris Senn

Like many Sonic fans, we were excited when we first heard news of Sonic Lost World. Hurt so many times in the past, however, we were apprehensive. The similarities between Lost World and what we’ve seen and heard of the lost Sonic title for the Saturn, Sonic X-treme, gave us some hope. I see what you did. Now that the...

/ November 6, 2013 8:57 am

Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven Book Review and Interview

What’s 50 years old and bakes cakes with a light bulb? Besides the lady with all the cats at the end of your street (a.k.a. me in 20 years)? Todd Coopee has penned a book celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Easy-Bake Oven and there are a lot of surprises in the book. The Easy-Bake Oven launched in November 1963,...

/ July 30, 2013 9:26 am

The Nutopians: A Love of Lennon

Fans of the Beatles and especially John Lennon should take note—The Nutopians aren’t another tribute band, they’re producing stellar arrangements of the classics. The Nutopians, an eight-piece ensemble that celebrates John Lennon’s musical legacy, was founded by Rex Fowler (Aztec Two-Step) and Tom Dean (Devonsquare). By combining songs and bringing their own musical interpretations into the mix, The Nutopians have...

/ July 10, 2013 12:17 pm

Gary Schreiner on Quail Eggs, Rick Moranis, and Elton John

If Naughty Quail Eggs, Rick Moranis, and Elton John tickle your fancy, then you’ve visited the right website today. Gary Schreiner, a well-rounded musician and Emmy-award winning composer and producer with an eclectic culinary collection, sat down with Pop Rewind to chat about Brisket, Food Arts, and more. Schreiner came to my attention as the Producer/Arranger of Rick Moranis’ new...

/ April 1, 2013 7:48 am

Atari Interactive announces new HD version of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial video game

Following news from PAX East that Capcom is remaking the DuckTales NES video game, Atari Interactive today has announced in an exclusive to Pop Rewind that they will be resurrecting the infamous E.T. game. The game will be available for holiday season 2013, which means programmers and designers are working around the clock to get the game completed in time....

/ April 1, 2013 7:48 am

Small Wonder Big News

It’s 2013, which means movie studios have officially been out of original ideas for a while now.  It shouldn’t really come as a surprise to anyone that there is another sitcom-gone-movie in the works and we here at Pop Rewind caught wind of the latest Hollywood catastrophe blockbuster in development… Small. Wonder. The. MOVIE. Yes, that’s right, all your favorite...

/ August 24, 2012 9:41 am

Nintendo Power: Then, Now, and Gone

Sad but true, Nintendo Power is publishing its final issue in December 2012. After 24 years of reviews, codes, and fan mail, readers won’t have that nostalgic feeling waiting to be unleashed in the mailbox each month. Nintendo Power is leaving behind quite the legacy, but first let’s see how recent issues of Nintendo Power compare to issues from the...

/ April 20, 2012 8:30 am

GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling

I first connected with Bradford Thomason and Brett Whitcomb in 2009 when their first documentary, The Rock-afire Explosion, was released. You can read that old interview at my university’s newspaper online here (Come for the pizza, stay for the fun), but Bradford and Brett have undertaken a new, non-animatronics-focused project, this time documenting GLOW—the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. In their...

/ April 1, 2012 1:18 am

Interview with Marty McFly

It’s not often you get to meet a time traveler.  After nearly thirty years of unanswered questions, we recently had the opportunity to sit down with Marty McFly to discuss some heavy topics.  You won’t want to miss this historical event. Pop Rewind:  Marty, first off, thanks for agreeing to the interview.  We’ve been looking forward to this one for...