Quick Lists

/ March 13, 2015 10:37 am

7 Things You No Longer Have in Your Bedroom

We’ve discussed the 7 Things You No Longer Have in Your Bathroom and the 7 Things You No Longer Have in Your Kitchen. It was only a matter of time before we got to the bedroom. 7 – Glow-in-the-Dark Stars on the Ceiling Nothing lulled you to sleep (or fell randomly during the night) than those glow-in-the-dark star stickers. I...

/ February 25, 2015 2:45 pm

7 Unlikely Celebrities in Video Game Commercials

In another life in another time, these celebrities shilled for video games and ended up banging out some memorable commercials. Thanks to the Internet, these gems have been unearthed for all to see. So, here are some of our favorites. 7 – Bryan Cranston for Atari 2600 Mega Force Before he was Malcolm’s dad, Walter White, Bryan Cranston donned a...

/ February 19, 2015 4:52 pm

Movie Plots According to LJN Games

Much like the idiom “the book is better than the movie” is often true, so too is “the movie is better than the video game”. Unfortunately, video games based on movies don’t always turn out so stellar. In fact, they’re usually pretty shitty. These games that are allegedly based on the movies we love often times have nothing to do...

/ February 17, 2015 7:36 pm

7 Things You No Longer Have in Your Kitchen

Revisiting our 7 Things You No Longer Have in Your Bathroom post, I got to thinking– there are probably a lot of things in your kitchen that you no longer have that the kitchen you grew up with was rife with. So, let’s go into the kitchen! 7 – Small TV My childhood kitchen didn’t include a small TV, but...

/ February 13, 2015 9:33 am

10 ’80s-Themed Valentines We’d Like To Receive

It’s that awesome time of the year in which the two best candy seasons collide. Store shelves are packed full of candy hearts, Cadbury Eggs, and ambiguous pink Peeps that could work for either holiday season. Oh, right, there’s also something about love and being with your significant other or something… but that candy is really good. Anyway, guess we’ll try to get...

/ January 28, 2015 8:05 pm

11 Instances of Blatant Product Placement in Video Games

Product placement is everywhere:  movies, TV shows, and even music.  Remember that scene in Short Circuit with the Brawny paper towels? Sure enough, we had to run to the store and immediately get some after watching the movie. Is it even possible to hear Van Halen’s “Right Now” without craving Crystal Pepsi? Didn’t think so. We guess there’s nothing wrong with a little...

/ January 21, 2015 10:00 am

14 Magical Musical Moranis Moments

It’s no secret around the Pop Rewind offices that Linz is a huge Rick Moranis fan. Perhaps he was typecast, perhaps that doesn’t matter. Moranis is a talented musician, believe it or not, and some of his best moments are musical ones. So without further ado, here are 14 Magical Musical Moranis Moments. 14 – “Turning Japanese” – Todd Monroe,...

/ December 12, 2014 1:36 pm

7 Rube Goldberg Machines in Popular Culture

Wacky contraptions and Rube Goldberg machines are synonymous with wacky professors, time travelers, scientists, and other such far-out personalities. Here are a few of these contraptions that we’ve long appreciated in popular culture. Some of these aren’t technically Rube Goldberg machines, since they’re more of a series of smaller machines that run independently, but we feel that they’re all in...

/ December 4, 2014 9:59 am

E.T. Goes to…

We love E.T. here at Pop Rewind, for so many, many different reasons. Between the Atari game, the ride, and all the spin-off merchandise, we could live, breathe, and eat E.T. for an eternity and be perfectly content. Since we can’t get enough of this little guy, I’ve rewritten history a bit. Let’s see what kind of blockbusters we get...

/ November 20, 2014 10:01 pm

6 Travel Board Games that are Awful if Actually Played While Traveling

We grew up in a time where playing “I Spy”, “Punch Buggy”, or “Having Conversations With Each Other” while on car trips wasn’t necessary. We didn’t have DVD players in the car (maybe a Walkman or a Game Boy if we were lucky), but chances are you had a few hunks of plastic that you dragged across the country to...