The Retro

Sam Greenspan
Modern perspectives on this week in favorite and forgotten '80s and '90s pop culture nostalgia. Plus news on reboots, retro recommendations, and plenty more.
Created 07 Oct 2019
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  • Dec 3: Good Will Hunting, Edward Scissorhands, WWF Tries Tuesday
    03 Dec 2021 • 10 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia December 3rd, 2021 • Issue 76 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history December 3rd 30 years ago, on December 3rd, 1991 - WW...
  • Nov 26: Zelda II, Thriller, The Crying Game
    26 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia November 26th, 2021 • Issue 75 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history November 26th 31 years ago, on November 26th, 1990 -...
  • Nov 19: Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang, SNL's turning point, Who Shot J.R.?
    19 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia November 19th, 2021 • Issue 74 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history November 19th 29 years ago, on November 19th, 1992 -...
  • Nov 12: Elmo, We Built This City, Mickey Mouse Club All-Stars
    12 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia November 12th, 2021 • Issue 73 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history November 12th 34 years ago, on November 12th, 1987 -...
  • Nov 5: He-Man, Starship Troopers, Wicked Game Video
    05 Nov 2021 • 10 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia November 5th, 2021 • Issue 72 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history November 5th 23 years ago, on November 5th, 1998 - Li...
  • October 29: Ice Ice Baby, MC Hammer, TLC, Amazon
    29 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia October 29th, 2021 • Issue 71 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history October 29th 30 years ago, on October 29th, 1991 - Ha...
  • October 22: iPod, Planet Hollywood, Pop-Up Video
    22 Oct 2021 • 11 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia October 22nd, 2021 • Issue 70 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history October 22nd 30 years ago, on October 22nd, 1991 - Th...
  • October 15: NES, Take on Me, Who Let the Dogs Out
    15 Oct 2021 • 9 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia October 15th, 2021 • Issue 69 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history October 15th 33 years ago, on October 15th, 1988 - Ki...
  • October 8: The Nightmare Before Christmas, MadTV, Pac-Man
    08 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia October 8, 2021 • Issue 68 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history October 8th 28 years ago, on October 8th, 1993 - Ted Dan...
  • October 1: Double Dare, Power Glove, Weekend Update
    01 Oct 2021 • 11 min read
    The Retro by 11 Points Modern perspectives on ‘80s and ‘90s nostalgia October 1st, 2021 • Issue 67 Share The Retro This week in nostalgic history October 1st 32 years ago, on October 1st, 1989 - The P...
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