Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Weekly Links: '80s Mall Photos, Super Mario Facts, More Ghostbusters 3 Rumors

Today is my birthday! And I can't think of a better way to celebrate with my nostalgic friends than dishing out some Weekly Link party favors!

12 ‘Ferris Bueller’ Fun Facts (From the Family That Actually Lived There) - ABC News
 - This was a great story about the family who actually lived in the house and continued to do so with the film crew during the 10 day shoot.

10 Most Iconic Music Video Looks of The 80s - Cosmopolitan
 - Great list of our favorite '80s gals and their looks on MTV.

Play Donkey Kong as Indiana Jones, Flash Gordon, Conan, Luke Skywalker - Topless Robot
 - A fun twist on the classic video game.

Def Leppard, Sex Pistols Members Team for Manraze - EP Premiere - Rolling Stone
 - '80s music icons coming together always gets my attention. Here is the lead track "I Surrender."


Rambo's muscles glisten in Rambo: The Video Game trailer - Polygon
 - From the looks of the trailer, picture the original Rambo trilogy with the violent edge of the 2008 Rambo film. 
Creator of ‘The Goldbergs’ uses Facebook to Win My 80s Toy Lovin’ Heart - UnderScoopFire
 - I really need to catch up with The Goldbergs. I've watched the first few, but after seeing this photo posted by creator Adam Goldberg and reading that ABC has awarded the show a full season of episodes, I REALLY need to catchup. He also revealed why the show isn't set in a specific year. Plus, Howie at USF and I both had some Twitter interaction with Adam this week which was fun. 

10 Hauntingly Weird Music Videos From The 1980s - WhatCulture!
 - Who doesn't love weird music videos from the '80s! And here are 10 in one place!

Back to the 80s: Interview with Moana Wolfgramm of The Jets - Kickin' it Old School
 - Tim's interview this week is with Moana Wolfgramm who was 1/7 of the sibling pop band The Jets.Between 1986-88, the band racked up six top 20 singles on the US charts.

11 Photos of 1980s Malls That Will, Like, Totally Blow Your Mind - Gizmodo
 - I'm not sure my mind was blown but it was definitely mildly entertained.

19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Super Mario Bros. - BuzzFeed
 - "Sonic the Hedgehog was inspired by its creator playing Super Mario Bros. over and over again, trying to get through the first level as quickly as possible." That's cool.

The Princess Bride' Is Coming to the Stage - Rolling Stone
 - Disney Theatrical Productions made the announcement to which fans responded with "as you wish."

Jonah Hill & Emma Stone To Cross The Streams In Ghostbusters 3? - WhatCulture!
 - The story that will never die. So this story is about this site that found these pictures with a couple actors and now they are apparently the new Ghostbusters. Come one people, if fanboy pictures are evidence then I'd like to formally announce I'm in Ghostbusters 3...