Blog, Saturday Recap — July 26, 2014 10:16 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 17

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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 Cartoon:

I remember really loving Mother Goose and Grimm back in the day, but I can’t remember much about it. Let’s fix that and dive into “The Boogie Man”!

Movies:

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Dan Aykroyd says Ghostbusters III is going to kick off in 2015. Additional Breaking News: Dan Aykroyd always says GB3 is coming, so let’s do that thing with grains of salt and just keep re-watching the first two films.

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Remember how riveting Space Invaders was to play? Now it’s going to be an even more riveting film! So… there you go!

The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened? full trailer was made available. Are you excited for this? How could you not be? Nic Cage as Superman? This should have happened. For so many different reasons.

Time Travel in Action Figure Form:

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A sweet looking Back to the Future Marty McFly figure is being released from Hot Toys in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the film.

Meanwhile in Canada…:

A movement to hand the once-mighty Canadian music video network MuchMusic back to its founder Moses Znaimer. Be sure to check out the video with former Much VJ Master T above, especially if you were die-hard MuchMusic fans back in the day.

Food News You Can Use:

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Like pizza and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Pizza Hut is now offering pizzas inspired by each Turtle. I just wish one of the Turtles liked hot dogs in their pizza crusts. Stop judging!

chuck-wagonLook, we put the photo of the dog food Atari game here. Make your own jokes about Denny’s food.

Atari and Denny’s have partnered to remix gaming favorites. What. I don’t… what. I… look, it’s happening, so just embrace it.

Today in Bill Murray News:

Bill-Murray-Youre-AwesomeYup, he’s still awesome.

Someone Hosted a “Bill Murray Ice Cream Social”… And He Actually Showed Up

In Case You Missed It:

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Linz started off the week by reviewing David Greelish’s Classic Computing book, the newest edition of which was released in April. Verdict: mandatory reading!

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Later, we celebrated “Weird Al”‘s album, Mandatory Fun, hitting the #1 spot on the music charts!

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Finally, we recounted a tale of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory for our assignment for The League this week.

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