Posts Tagged ‘Retro’

Find your first computer at the Computer History Museum

June 28, 2009

Fun.  See your old Commodore 64 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

Official website of the Computer History Museum

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Videogame Theater presents “Pac-Man: The Insatiable Hunger”

June 14, 2009

Like so many other celebrities, Pac-Man’s fame came at a price.  Bonus trailers at the end for the upcoming features on Q-Bert, Mario vs. Donkey Kong, and Frogger…who is apparently a terrorist.  Mildly amusing.  Check out this live action version of the Pac Man story here.

“Punchout,” sans Mike Tyson returns…to the Nintendo Wii

May 13, 2009

Via Geekologie

Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” as played on old computer parts

April 21, 2009

Bow down nerds, for one of your peers has topped you all:  A classic Queen song, played by using vintage computer parts.

Courtesy of Zak, whose performance of Dr. Dre’s “Bitches Ain’t Shit” on his old Nintendo wasn’t well received at his family reunion.

Retro Advertising: Cherry Coke commercial from 1985

February 17, 2009

I remember when Coca Cola started selling Cherry Coke in 1985.  I loved it instantly.  I still can’t get enough Cherry Coke.  Mmmmmmmmmm……..cherry-syrup-flavored cola.

The Record Vacuum

January 20, 2009

Here’s how you keep your vinyl clean.

This IHOP ad from 1969 is just a wee bit trippy.

January 9, 2009

It sounds as if Alvin, of The Chipmunks, was getting pimped out to this pancake chain.  Such a shame, it used to be about the music, man!  At some point in the development process of this ad, someone was on a lot of drugs.

Epic: Ginormous Pac-Man Christmas tree

December 23, 2008

Found in Madrid, Spain.  I wonder what the lady who has a Ms. Pac-Man tattoo on her head thinks of this?

A very old and very creepy McDonald’s commercial.

December 14, 2008

Watch as Voltron comes to life on an oil canvas

December 8, 2008

Watch as artist Robert Burden paints Voltron on an 11 ft. x 7 ft. canvas. Check out more of Burden’s art at his official website.