What In the Hell Have They Done to Jem & The Holgrams?

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What is this mess? The first trailer to the HIGHLY ANTICIPATED (by me) Jem & the Holograms movie dropped today and, holy hell, it is a MAUDLIN MESS. Where's the fun? Where's the camp? Where. Are. THE MISFITS? Instead, we're treated to every coming-of-age/rise-to-stardom movie ... See the Rest

Check Out the Hysterical 1980s Cover Art for Modern Movies and TV Shows at Stan VHS

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Golem13 has created the clever Stan VHS Tumblr blog that features a collection of 1980s-style VHS cover art for modern television shows and movies. The blog was part of an April Fools’ Day prank geared towards making people think that a guy named Stan actually adapted the modern ... See the Rest

Holiday BumperJam 2014 – A One-Hour Supercut of Weird and Obscure Yuletide Media

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Superfun. In fact, I'll go so far as to say it's THE MOST HOLIDAY FUN YOU'LL HAVE ALL DAY. My promise to you. “Holiday BumperJam 2014” is an hour-long supercut of classic, obscure, and bizarre Yuletide media compiled from decades of Christmas specials, commercials, and other ... See the Rest

Band-Aid 30 “Do They Know It’s Christmas”

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Let's just get this over with. A new version of the classic "Do They Know It's Christmas?" hit the airwaves over the weekend, featuring – sigh – One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding... do I have to go on? Olly Muirs. Bastille. Bono. Again. Groan. The lyrics are ... See the Rest

Mashup OTD: The Greatest American Jedi

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After the theme from Angie, which we've discussed here, the theme from The Greatest American Hero (ABC 1981-83) is probably the greatest theme song of all time. Joyous, triumphant, euphoric  – it's the kind of perfect pop confection that could only have been written in the ... See the Rest

The Best of Rosie Perez on Soul Train

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To celebrate Rosie Perez joining the ladies of The View, let's take a fond look back at her mid-'80s stint as a Soul Train dancer. Such exuberance! Rosie nails all the big dances of the day: The Alf, the Hammer, the Roger Rabbit... you haven't lived until you've seen Truffle ... See the Rest

Vice Remembers Downtown Documentarian Nelson Sullivan

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Fascinating article about wowlebrity and '80s nightlife documentarian Nelson Sullivan in Vice: Twenty-five years ago this month, on July 4, 1989, video artist Nelson Sullivan suddenly died of a heart attack, leaving behind almost 1,200 hours of footage of the now iconic and ... See the Rest

To Do in Toronto: Check Out John Simone’s “Legends of NY Nitelife” Photo Retrospective

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Nightlife photographer John Simone, who took so many legendary clubkid photos for Project X  magazine back in the day, has launched a major retrospective entitled "Legends of NY Nitelife" at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in Toronto. It runs through the 29th and if you're in ... See the Rest