Saturday, December 24, 2016

Recurrent Events Update: Mega Man Coming To Mobile, 'Blade Runner 2049' Director in Talks For 'Dune', Golden Girls Cookies

Welcome to the Recurrent Events weekly news update for retro pop culture headlines, links, videos, and more! Merry Christmas Eve! I'll keep my personal update quick this week since I'm traveling. Just wanted to say that I hope everyone has a great Christmas tomorrow and be safe if you are traveling. Interacting with all of you throughout the year is a real gift that I appreciate very much!

If you do need a break from your family tomorrow then come back tomorrow and check out my shopping spree through the 1989 Sears Wish Book!

Here are some recent RD80s articles posted in cased you missed them:
After remembering some of my favorite Christmas gifts last week, I really enjoyed this Pixel Dan video that He-Man.org shared recently. Dan talks about the year he received a Hordak figure for Christmas...

Video of the Week


Here are your Recurrent Events links for Dec 24, 2016!

TV
POP CULTURE
Golden Girls Cookies Depicting Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia - Laughing Squid
How G.I. Joe Will Adapt to a Brave New World In Its Latest Comic - io9
Diamond Select Toys: Star Trek Select Khan Is On The Loose! - Cool Toy Review
MLB Plays Ball With Lucasfilm And Topps To Verify ‘Star Wars’ Collectables - Deadline
Peter Venkman’s Uniform Apron to Be Released - Cryptozoic
A 1992 VHS Tape Reveals a Young Boy Receiving a Strange and Unexpected Christmas Present - Laughing Squid
EXCLUSIVE: Brian Wood Writing Robotech for Titan Comics - Laughing Squid
Mattel: ThunderCats Classics Panthro - The Fwoosh
MOTU Loyal Subjects Action Vinyls Mini Figures Blind Box Unboxing & Review - Toy News International
IDW Comics Unites Original and New Casts In GHOSTBUSTERS 101 (Exclusive) - Nerdist
The Princess Bride: A Storybook to Color - CBR
Reliving the joys of an 80s TV Christmas - Den of Geek


Got a link or know any active retro pop culture blogs/websites that are worth including with the Recurrent Events? Leave a comment so I can add it to the mix! If you missed last week's news update, visit the Recurrent Events archive.