Retroland http://www.retroland.com The Social Archeology Channel Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:37:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 The B-52′shttp://www.retroland.com/the-b-52s/ http://www.retroland.com/the-b-52s/#comments Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:37:16 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=11007 http://www.retroland.com/the-b-52s/feed/ 0 Levi’shttp://www.retroland.com/levis/ http://www.retroland.com/levis/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:58:44 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10998 Coca-Cola, probably the most iconic clothing item ever created. And just about every American in the last hundred years has, at one time or another, zipped or buttoned up a pair of the comfortable and highly durable jeans that have come to be known simply as “Levi's.”]]> http://www.retroland.com/levis/feed/ 0 The Partridge Familyhttp://www.retroland.com/the-partridge-family/ http://www.retroland.com/the-partridge-family/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:04:35 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10979 The Partridge Family phenomenon blanketed the early 70s with many a groovy beat and one shining teen heartthrob, as this musical television series told the tale of a widowed mother and her five children who hit the road as a pop band.]]> http://www.retroland.com/the-partridge-family/feed/ 0 The Game of Lifehttp://www.retroland.com/the-game-of-life/ http://www.retroland.com/the-game-of-life/#comments Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:45:32 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10972 http://www.retroland.com/the-game-of-life/feed/ 0 The Muppet Moviehttp://www.retroland.com/the-muppet-movie/ http://www.retroland.com/the-muppet-movie/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:09:49 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10967 The Muppet Movie, released in 1979, is a movie within a movie, as Kermit the Frog attempts to explain to his young nephew, though a movie, how the gang of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and friends managed to cross paths. Kermit does admit that his account may be slightly fictionalized but, real or not, the resulting tale is full of charm and non-stop laughs that could only come from the mind of Jim Henson.]]> http://www.retroland.com/the-muppet-movie/feed/ 0 Wham!http://www.retroland.com/wham/ http://www.retroland.com/wham/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:12:25 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10941 We Are The World. And then there was Wham! Consisting of two boyhood friends, George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, they proceeded to dominate the radio and television airwaves, winning the hearts of millions of teenage girls along the way. Yes, in 1985, the pop music market belonged to Wham!]]> http://www.retroland.com/wham/feed/ 0 21 Jump Streethttp://www.retroland.com/21-jump-street/ http://www.retroland.com/21-jump-street/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:09:51 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10932 21 Jump Street to confirm that, yes, your new best friend could be a narc that would follow you around collecting incriminating evidence, ultimately busting you on some totally bogus charge during the slow dance at your prom. Not cool, dude.]]> http://www.retroland.com/21-jump-street/feed/ 0 Puka Shellshttp://www.retroland.com/puka-shells/ http://www.retroland.com/puka-shells/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:46:45 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10929 http://www.retroland.com/puka-shells/feed/ 0 Glamour Headshttp://www.retroland.com/glamour-heads/ http://www.retroland.com/glamour-heads/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:51:54 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10923 http://www.retroland.com/glamour-heads/feed/ 0 The Little Mermaidhttp://www.retroland.com/the-little-mermaid/ http://www.retroland.com/the-little-mermaid/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:00:48 +0000 http://www.retroland.com/?p=10912 The Little Mermaid ushered in an animated Renaissance for the studio, sparking a string of hits that included Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King and more. The film was also the last fully cel-animated picture for the studio, as computers soon took over many of the animators' more menial tasks. Historical considerations aside, The Little Mermaid was plain old good fun, a somewhat loose adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale.]]> http://www.retroland.com/the-little-mermaid/feed/ 1