Saturday, April 9, 2016

Recurrent Events April 9 2016: 'Joy of Painting' Now on YouTube, Dave Bautista Joins Blade Runner Sequel, New Darkwing Duck Comic Book

Welcome to your weekly source for retro pop culture news, the Recurrent Events! For those of you who come back each week, you might have noticed I'm a day later than normal. I'm thinking about moving Recurrent Events to Saturday which would give me another day to add to this weekly wrapup. It also may give me a chance to finally start up the accompanying podcast again!

Be on the lookout for some more comic book and game reviews in the near future. I'm determined to post more reviews this year than ever before, so if you have the inside track on a recent book, comic, or game please let me know. I'm also willing to post some guest reviews so send me an email if you've recently delved into retro pop culture and interested in sharing your opinion.

Here are the articles posted this week on RD80s:

Thanks to the Nerdist, the Video of the Week features the original Masters of the Universe cartoon recut as a reality show. They pull alot of elements from several different shows going all the way back to MTV's The Real World. It's hilarious!!

Video of the Week
"He-Man Reality Show: The Real Masters of Eternia" by DreamWorksTV


Here are your Recurrent Events links for April 9, 2016!

MOVIES
13 For Sure Facts About ‘Valley Girl’ - mental_floss
Jon Cryer dishes 'Pretty in Pink,' 'Superman 4' and Charlie Sheen anecdotes on 'Howard Stern' - Hitfix
Joel McHale to Portray Chevy Chase in Netflix's National Lampoon Origins Movie (Exclusive) - THR
11 Far Out Facts About ‘Howard the Duck’ - mental_floss
16 Super Facts About ‘Superman’ - mental_floss
Erik Bauersfeld, Admiral Ackbar Voice Actor in 'Star Wars' Films, Dies at 93 - THR
‘Speedy Gonzales’ Eyed As Animated Feature At Warner Bros. - Deadline
'Guardians of the Galaxy' Actor Dave Bautista Joins 'Blade Runner' Sequel - THR
BACK TO THE FUTURE Co-Creator Bob Gale on the Expanding the Saga - Nerdist
1986 Movie Madness winner… Ferris Bueller’s Day Off - Kickin' it Old School
STARMAN Remake Headed to Theaters - Nerdist


TV

POP CULTURE

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, visit the Recurrent Events archive!