The gift that keeps on giving EVERY WEEK...yep, the Weekly Links are back with another round of '80s linkage to the max! Speaking of max, remember this Christmas tune by Max Headroom? As much as I appreciate his contribution to '80s pop culture, if that song doesn't make your worst Christmas song list then your love for piano-playing TV sets is too high. I would have loved to be one of the boys in the choir and "accidentally" trip over the Max Headroom's cord plugged into the wall.
Okay, enough of the bad...let's get on with the good!
Ron Burgundy and Robin Thicke Cover Christopher Cross - Rolling Stone
- This cover of the first single ever released by Christopher Cross is quite entertaining. As a proud owner of the Cross debut album, I think Thicke actually does a great job with the vocals. Burgundy is obviously no Michael McDonald which I guess is why I find this track pretty funny.
11 Classic Video Games You Can Play Online- Mental Floss
- Thanks to the Internet Archive, there is a slew of '80s video games in their "Historical Software Collection" that are available to play for free. I should go back to school and get a masters degree on historical gaming.
- The most recent interview on the Kickin' It Old School blog is with G Tom Mac aka Gerard McMahon who performed and co-wrote the awesome track "Cry Littler Sister" from the Lost Boys.
The 25 Most Inspiring Skeletor Quotes For Every Occasion - Buzzfeed
- Skeletor might be the most quotable villain of '80s cartoons and here are 25 quotes you can start working into your vernacular. I guarantee if you start using these at work, like "I'm so powerful, I even impress myself!", you'll climb the corporate ladder in no time.