Retroland The Social Archeology Channel Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:37:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 The B-52′s Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:37:16 +0000 0 Levi’s Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:58:44 +0000 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.”]]> 0 The Partridge Family Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:04:35 +0000 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.]]> 0 The Game of Life Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:45:32 +0000 0 The Muppet Movie Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:09:49 +0000 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.]]> 0 Wham! Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:12:25 +0000 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!]]> 0 21 Jump Street Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:09:51 +0000 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.]]> 0 Puka Shells Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:46:45 +0000 0 Glamour Heads Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:51:54 +0000 0 The Little Mermaid Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:00:48 +0000 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.]]> 1