Tag Archives: 1980s

Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

“Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. To say this was popular in the 1980s is an understatement. Before you ask: I never saw the film in theatres. Instead, I caught it on cable much later. It was in heavy rotation for … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

Ebony and Ivory by Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney. This song was very popular when I was in elementary school; I have dim memories of parodies of it on Saturday Night Live and in stand up comedy routines. If you … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

The opening to Fantastic Max. This was in heavy rotation on Boomerang back when it first went on the air. To call it “trippy” is a bit of an understatement.

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

The opening to The Karate Kid. Yes, this actually existed. Don’t ask. Just don’t.

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

The opening to Automan. This aired in 1983 and looks like something I would absolutely watch, but I can’t say that I did. I have zero memories of this.

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

Sweet Dreams are Made of These by the Eurythmics. If you’re anything like me, the moment you heard those opening notes, you immediately saw a teenage kid racing through a school for “Gifted” youngsters. (Hands down, that’s the best scene … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

“Heart of Mine” by Boz Scaggs. This was pretty popular back in 1987, if I remember correctly. I heard it on the radio on the last day of school in seventh grade, so it reminds me of my old school, … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

The opening to The New Adventures of He-Man. Yes, that is Garry Chalk hollering “By the power of Grayskull”. So the 2002 series wasn’t his first jaunt on Eternia.

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Smile, Darn Ya, Smile

On Wednesday, Prime asked what I wanted to watch on Disney+. I thought about it for a bit, then asked if Roger Rabbit was among the choices. Prime did a quick search, then a few minutes later, I heard the … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

“The Captain of Her Heart” by Double. This is going to sound completely insane, but when I heard this song as a kid, it reminded me of Optimus Prime. No, I don’t understand why and I can’t explain it, either.

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