Home Computers

Commodore 64 (VIC-20) A childhood friend of mine had a Commodore! A HOME COMPUTER! WHOA! It was awesome! I remember staying up late on weekends playing Global Thermal Nuclear War (kinda boring), Star Trek (awesome!), States & Capitals, Chess, Asteroids and Centipede. Yeah, the graphics were a bit clunky and not much better than the Atari 2600. But, it was a COMPUTER! It would be … Continue reading Home Computers


CHiPs action, crime drama ran from 1977-1983. Starring Larry Wilcox, Eric Estrada and Robert Pine. A NBC production. I remember my brother, Kraig, just had to watch this show every week! I think he looked up to Eric Estrada’s character as a role-model; somewhat rough around the edges. But, still a good guy! Although the show was classified as a drama, there was always some … Continue reading CHiPs

Cola Wars

Hey! Remember the Cola Wars we were subjected to in the 80’s?! Advertisements were everywhere: Movie theaters, newspapers, television, radio – EVERYWHERE! I think we literally drowned in cola commercials! Here are a few of my favorites: My brother, Kraig, loves baseball and, I’m sure, imagined himself as this kid! This one is a toe-tapper! This is my favorite. I mean, who didn’t want to … Continue reading Cola Wars


Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) is, in my opinion, one of the best Star Trek movies. As Adm. James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and Capt. Spock (Leonard Nimoy) monitor trainees of Starfleet Academy, aboard the USS ENTERPRISE, another vessel, USS RELIANT, is about to try out the planet-creating Genesis Device in a seemingly deserted portion of space only to discover the inhabitants … Continue reading KHHHHAAAAAAAAN!!!