All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. We’re not sure we’d trust Jack Torrance to make a board game though, as YouTuber Chainsaw Estates shows in this amusing ’80s style parody commercial based on Stanley Kubrick’s classic.
Collectible toy and apparel maker Super7 is behind the making of the first official He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon since 1985. If this teaser is anything to go by, they nailed the look. It screens at SDCC on 7/20/16, and then hits iTunes and Google Play 8/1.
If you never saw Prince play live in his early days, tune in for the next hour or so, and check out this amazing performance from 1982 at the Capitol Theater. The video quality stinks, but it’s the music that counts, and boy is it some music.
If you ask us, ’80’s language is, like, totally coming back. Immerse yourself in this charming era with this tubular poster (shipped in a tube!) from rad designers Tim and Aurélia Sanders. It even shows you how to use these words so you don’t look like a major dweeb. Made in Seattle.
If you thought that scratching tracks on turntables was old school, check out this 1991 footage of Latvian DJ Modris “Mr. Tape” Skaistkalns mixing tracks using a pair of tape decks as his medium. So when is reel-to-reel going to become a hipster trend?
The ’80s classic Pee-Wee’s Playhouse was lovingly restored with today’s tech, bringing back not only hilarious memories, but details and colors you never saw when you first watched them. The 8-disc set includes tons of extras.
Musician NeWT put together this awesome medley of some of the greatest keyboard solos from the 1980s, from The Final Coutdown to the theme from Knight Rider to She Blinded Me with Science and a little Super Mario Bros. on the side.