Blog, Saturday Recap — January 10, 2015 10:13 am

Saturday Morning Recap: Vol. 41

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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 Programming:

We wanted to show a Back to the Future cartoon to continue our celebration of Back to the Future week, but there are none on YouTube. So, enjoy this advertisement for it and use your imagination.

Video Games:

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Hey, remember that time the new year started and you were going to get into shape and stop playing video games? lol us neither. Here’s 2,300+ MS-DOS Games you can play for frizzle.

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Got $40K? A factory-sealed copy of NES Stadium Events found its way onto eBay.

Movies:

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Scarlett Johansson to Star in DreamWorks’ live-action Ghost in the Shell.

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In additional Terminator news, we get a look at the T-800!

Channing Tatum’s ‘X-Men’ Spinoff ‘Gambit’ Has a 2016 Release Date— October 7, 2016, to be specific.

Totes Magotes, it’s the Ant-Man teaser! Also good to see that the ant from Honey, I Shrunk The Kids is finally getting more work!

T.J. Miller is going to be in the Deadpool movie! Could it get any better? Nah, probably not.

Technology:

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The Sony Walkman is back… but it’s $1,200 and doesn’t even have a cassette option. PASS.

In Case You Missed It:

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We celebrated Back to the Future Week here on Pop Rewind, including a look back at some of our previous BTTF-related articles.

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Linz wrote up a review of the Back to the Future Almanac – Official BTTF Memorabilia Guide 1985-2015 by Rob Klein and Jennifer Smith.

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And then we talked to Rob and Jen for a very special Back to the Future episode of the Pop Rewind Podcast.

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Lee took us on a journey on the Back to the Future Ride.

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Linz made some Doc Brown’s Fried Chicken (which is actually a thing!)

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And finally, we take a look at Things Back to the Future Kinda Got Right About 2015.

Elsewhere…:

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As always, be sure to check out the Rediscover the 80s Weekly Links for more retro goodness!

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