Retroland The Social Archeology Channel Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:06:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Halloween Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:00:45 +0000 2 Mr. Bones Thu, 30 Oct 2014 18:09:50 +0000 0 Kolchak: The Night Stalker Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:06:43 +0000 A Christmas Story, actor Darrin McGavin endeared himself to audiences as the frumpily dressed reporter, Carl Kolchak, who tracked various supernatural serial killers in the fondly remembered series, Kolchak: The Night Stalker. Although the series was relatively short-lived at the time, its popularity and influence were felt long after it left the airwaves.]]> 0 Apple Bobbing Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:24:50 +0000 Halloweens of yesteryear, that of apple bobbing. And, if you ever plunged your face underwater in a maddening attempt to sink your chompers into a piece of floating fruit, you may have wondered why. We don't have all the answers, but we're happy to tell you what we do know about this odd holiday tradition.]]> 0 The Shining Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:29:35 +0000 The Shining has since gone on to become one of the most beloved horror films of all time.]]> 0 Pixy Stix Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:57:45 +0000 0 The Beverly Hillbillies Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:55:09 +0000 The Beverly Hillbillies found their way to a world of luxury in the wealthy community of Bel Air. The ensuing antics as they tried to assimilate into their new high-brow surroundings was the simple, yet endearing premise that made them a television favorite for generations to come.]]> 0 Payday Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:04:27 +0000 0 Swatches Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:59:02 +0000 2 Psycho Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:06:21 +0000 Psycho in 1960, he gave the world a creature more terrifying than Frankenstein or Dracula – a soft spoken, awkward loner named Norman Bates who personified evil. The result was one of the most adored horror films of all time, containing perhaps one of the most chilling scenes ever filmed.]]> 0