Retroland The Social Archeology Channel Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:09:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Three’s Company Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:00:51 +0000 Three’s Company, where every single episode seemed to revolve around the overheard innuendo and mistaken assumptions that took place in a little apartment complex in Santa Monica.]]> 0 Cocoa Puffs Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:00:14 +0000 1 Can’t Buy Me Love Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:20:12 +0000 Can’t Buy Me Love, a 1987 comedy about buying popularity.]]> 0 INXS Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:27:15 +0000 0 Game & Watch Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:30:59 +0000 Nintendo busied itself making playing cards for the popular game Hanafuda. Off and on, they would dabble in other toy and business interests, but it wasn’t until the dawn of the video game age that the erstwhile humble company would make international history. One of Nintendo’s contributions to the gaming world was the Game & Watch, a handheld electronic game that put the power of video games into the very portable palm of the hand.]]> 0 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:07:04 +0000 Trix cereal, cartoons aren't always for kids. The Flintstones, created by Hanna-Barbera, blazed the prime-time animation trail in the 60s, proving that a cartoon series could hold its own against some live-action competition. In the 70s, Hanna-Barbera tried again with Wait Till Your Father Gets Home, a show about a typical family with a few issues. And, much like The Flintstones borrowed from The Honeymooners, the new show was inspired by the much more controversial sitcom, All in the Family.]]> 0 Talking Heads Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:49:08 +0000 Blondie and The Ramones, Talking Heads offered a new vision of what Rock and Roll could be, an experimental and artful quartet that decided it was always better to think outside the box. Mixing pop stylings with otherworldly sonic excursions, they produced some of the most intelligent and quirky albums to emerge on the pop market.]]> 0 My Little Pony: The Movie Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:04:12 +0000 My Little Pony: The Movie.]]> 0 SPAM Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:01:12 +0000 1 Memory Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:45:47 +0000 Candyland snuck in some color recognition mentoring. Hi Ho! Cherry-O stealthily gave kids the ability to count, and Hot Potato … well, that taught the valuable lesson that if you holding something that is hot, you should hand it to someone else immediately. But in terms of developing concentration and matching skills, the name of the game was Memory – a simple card game that taxed those brain cells to no end.]]> 1