Posts Tagged ‘Retro’

How to test bulletproof glass in 1930? Fire a gun at your wife while she holds the glass in front of her face of course.

December 2, 2008

We’ve come a long way, baby.

Video Wars-“Don’t Copy that Floppy”-classic anti-piracy ad from 1992

November 17, 2008

16 years have passed since this awful video. The means to copy and distribute all media, including software, has advanced exponentially, yet the doomsday scenarios in this video have yet to materialize. Long, but definitely worth it. Bonus: awful hip-hop moralizing.

Courtesy of Ghotiboy, a loyal Chum reader and contributor who looks and smells like a pirate.

Retro-Campaigning: Michael Dukakis for President commerical from1988

November 2, 2008

This campaign commercial reminds me of one of the old Miller Lite ads.

Toys that made you gay vol. 2: He-Man…..on ice

October 27, 2008

Via RetroStatic

10 toys that made you gay

October 19, 2008

I have..err..had 3 or these.  Not that there’s anything wrong with that….

Your Daily Chum’s economic bailout plan: Donkey-Kong Jenga

October 15, 2008

What does Donkey-Kong Jenga have to do with the mortgage and credit industry disaster? Nothing. How can the game help in a bailout situation? Who gives a rat’s ass, it’s Donkey-Friggin Kong Jenga! Screw off world because I’m about to replay my childhood only this time I won’t get a new step-dad every 3-4 yrs.

Coming soon to 80stees.com at a price of $25.00.

Watch full episodes of “MacGyver” on Youtube. Paperclip and shoestring necessary for full effect.

October 15, 2008

Full episodes here.

“Freezer Tongue”-Rescue 911 nostalgia

October 15, 2008

Having a bad day?  Watch this kid and feel better about your situation.  That Schatner has had an eclectic career.

Nostalgia from 1941-California Alligator farm which had an alligator petting zoo.

September 16, 2008

Seems safe enough…for someone else’s kids at least.

“Soul Train” Dancers Montage

September 14, 2008

You’ll see just about every popular dance since the 1970’s on here, not to mention some Madonna and M.C. Hammer super-fans and the original Fly-Girl, Rosie Perez. Happy Monday Morning. Everyone’s dancing to “Three Degrees” by The Sound of Philadelphia (TSOP).