Friday, March 18, 2016

Recurrent Events March 18 2016: 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday' Debuts, Indiana Jones 5 Gets Writer, Garbage Pail Kids Oral History

Welcome to your weekly source for retro pop culture news, the Recurrent Events! It's finally here! Pee-Wee's Big Holiday is now available on Netflix and I can't wait to watch it tonight with my kids. Pee-Wee's Playhouse has been in our regular rotation for about the past year. My 2-year old daughter LOVES it too! I'm planning to do a review soon after so I look forward to hearing what everyone thinks. In the meantime, there are several review links in the Movies section below plus a new clip was just released yesterday.

Go vote in the final four of 1986 Movie Madness hosted by Old School 80s! The last movies standing are Ferris Bueller's Day Off vs Hoosiers and Top Gun vs Stand By Me.

I've been more motivated lately which led to several articles being posted this week on RD80s! I'm also starting a recurring Album of the Week article each Monday to rediscover some great albums that might be collecting dust. Check out what you might have missed this week:

The video of the week is mindblowing to me. If solving the infamous Rubik's Cube was hard enough as is...how about solving 3 of them while juggling!! Whaaaaa?? It's probably setup so that he can solve them by only moving in one direction but still!!

Video of the Week
"Solving 3 Rubik's Cubes in under 20 seconds whilst Juggling Mills Mess" by rubocubo


Here are your Recurrent Events links for March 18, 2016!

MOVIES
You Will Like ‘Pee-wee’s Big Holiday’ If You Like Pee-wee Herman - UPROXX
'Pee-wee's Big Holiday' is a safe, comfortable comeback vehicle - Mashable
Movie Review: Pee-wee Herman takes a Big Holiday and rides high again - A.V. Club
SXSW Review: 'Pee-Wee's Big Holiday' Is How Revivals Should Be Done - Pajiba
Why Paul Reubens Is Returning to Pee-Wee Herman After 30 Years (Q&A) - THR
What Pee-wee Herman’s Rise, Fall, And Comeback Taught Me About Heroes - UPROXX
Steven Spielberg Enlists a Familiar Writer for 'Indiana Jones 5' (Exclusive) - THR
Schlock & Awe: Chuck Norris in INVASION U.S.A. - Nerdist
Keanu Reeves: 'Bill and Ted 3' is getting 'closer' - HitFix
'Heathers' Comedic Anthology In the Works at TV Land (Exclusive) - THR
15 Surprising Facts About 'Splash' - mental_floss
Cannonball Run getting a remake - Den of Geek


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Got a link or know a great active retro pop culture blog/website? Leave a comment so I can add it to the mix. If you missed last week's wrapup or podcast, visit the Recurrent Events archive!