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Do You Remember

Do You Remember? Big Trak

November of 1979 was the moment the future finally arrived in the American living room. When the holidays arrived a month later, many American children (mostly boys) were treated to the toy of their dreams, CONTINUE READING…

Summer Nostalgia


A Not So Traditional Summer

Sometimes, what you see on TV doesn’t match up with real life. When I think back to what television taught me about summer breaks in the 90’s, it consisted of adventures at camp or family CONTINUE READING…

Do You Remember?

Swatch Watch

Do You Remember? Swatch Watch

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Street Sharks

Do You Remember? Street Sharks

The world of half-human, half-animal mutants got a little meaner with the release of 1995’s Street Sharks. These bad boys didn’t need any ninja training or rat sensais—they were buff, scary, and had a mouth full CONTINUE READING…

Night Gallery

Do You Remember? Night Gallery

Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone had a cult following like few shows this side of Star Trek, and ever since the program’s cancellation in 1964, the die-hards had been begging for new episodes. They wouldn’t get them during CONTINUE READING…

Nostalgia From a Female Perspective

Top Five Strawberry Shortcake Dolls

As a young girl in the 1980’s, Strawberry Shortcake and her friends made appearances at birthday parties, in Easter baskets, and under the Christmas tree. Like every other licensed character, Strawberry Shortcake characters were featured CONTINUE READING…

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My Summer of Batman

Thirty years ago this month, Batman hit theaters and kicked off a summer of Batmania from which many of us didn’t recover. Most people I know have stories about this film and how it consumed CONTINUE READING…

Personal Memories and Stories From the TRN Family

Eric’s Favorite Campy Movies From His Youth

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My So Called Life

Looking Back at My So-Called Life

Every person alive since TV became mainstream has a show that they would hand to aliens to show them what it was like to be a teenager. For me, that show is My So-Called Life. Let’s look at it with 25 years of hindsight. CONTINUE READING…