George Romero and Stephen King’s loving tribute to the glory days of EC Comics.
Swirling About In A Human Cesspit Of His Own Making: Goodbye To God’s Cop
Manchester’s former Chief Constable and moral puritan James Anderton has died.
The Eccentric World Of The Workout Video
The good, the bad and the bizarre of VHS exercise tapes.
So Macho! Myriam Daujat Meets Mister Pig
Unearthing an eccentric slice of 1980s novelty pop from France.
Jurassic Mansion: The BBC’s Maddest April Fool Spoof
The bizarre 1980 BBC news report that attempted to convince viewers that dinosaurs were being genetically engineered in Hertfordshire.
Shape Up And Dance: The Vinyl Aerobics Explosion
No pain, no gain – looking back at the golden age of the workout LP.
Home Cinema International Corporation – The CIC Video Catalogue
It’s time for another vintage VHS (and Betamax) video catalogue from the early days of home video, this time from mega-conglomerate CIC.
Revisiting The House Of The Long Shadows
The long-awaited get-together of the classic horror stars of yesteryear still leaves a bit of a bitter taste thanks to a plot twist that is a slap in the face for the viewer.
The Lost World Of Sexy Video Game Advertising
Lurid, lecherous and ludicrous – the game marketing pitched at teenage boys in the 1980s and 1990s.
Teenage Satanism In The 1980s: VHS-Era Christian Hysteria
More moral panic and slanderous claims from the religious fundamentalist grifters of the Satanic Panic era.
The Columbia Pictures Video Catalogue Of 1983
Continuing our occasional series charting the history of vintage VHS (and Betamax) promotional brochures.
Remembering It’s A Royal Knockout – A 1980s TV Fever Dream
Remembering a more innocent time, when Royal scandals simply involved celebrities in funny costumes throwing buckets of water at each other.