Retroland The Social Archeology Channel Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:24:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Thanksgiving Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:00:22 +0000 6 Pumpkin Pie Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:05 +0000 Halloween, we carve them into scary-faced Jack O' Lanterns, but in November, they are instead baked into the traditional Thanksgiving dessert, Pumpkin Pie.]]> 0 Grumpy Old Men Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:19:29 +0000 Grumpy Old Men, released in 1993, was their sixth collaboration, and it proved to be one of the most endearing, with the two aging thespians at their cantankerous best.]]> 0 The Waltons Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:06:17 +0000 Spencer's Mountain, television's The Waltons chronicled the lives of a poor rural family living in Virginia during the Great Depression and World War II. The series started with a TV special called The Homecoming: A Christmas Story, which drew much acclaim from critics and audiences alike. That success green-lighted the popular CBS show, which ran for a decade on television, winning the hearts of millions.]]> 0 Cracker Jack Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:22:43 +0000 0 Milli Vanilli Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:52:11 +0000 1 The Blues Brothers Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:20:17 +0000 Saturday Night Live. Jake and Elwood (played by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd respectively) brought the house down with their energizing performance, leading to more appearances on the popular show and a well-received album. In 1980, they brought the pair to the big screen in The Blues Brothers, a beloved film filled with great music and plenty of car crashes.]]> 0 Othello Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:15:00 +0000 0 Super Friends Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:27:08 +0000 Super Friends. All the favorites were there – Superman, Batman and Robin, Wonder Woman, even Aquaman, plus a few up-and-coming prospects from the minor leagues.]]> 1 Hacky Sack Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:59:09 +0000 trade notes back and forth, and some just tune out the world with their iPods. One of the coolest ways to kill scholastic downtime is to play with a Hacky Sack footbag. This easily-learned activity became a hit with sports enthusiasts of all ages during the 70s and 80s by providing a fun activity that developed dexterity at the same time. As a result, it became a hit of international proportions.]]> 0