I consider myself very fortunate to have grown up in the late 80’s and early 90’s, what I believe was the greatest time to be a kid who loved Saturday morning cartoons. Man did we get the good stuff. We had GI Joe, Transformers, He-Man, Thundercats, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Duck Tales, and that was […]
Earlier this year The Alamo Draft House in Austin Texas showed the first reel of a movie they bought for a measly $50. Just to give you an idea of how cheep that is, most 35mm prints go for thousands of dollars, even the bad ones. This movie “Miami Connection” from 1987 had only […]
Fan of 1980s Video Games rejoice! Or…Don’t.
Hey everybody, it’s time to take a trip down memory lane with me this week on the latest edition of A Weird Kid’s Top 10. Today, we’re going to be discussing exactly how homoerotic many of the cartoons in the 1980s were for the people in my generation.
Little Red Envelope In my mailbox this week: Ice Pirates Release Year: 1984 Staring: Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts Lets just accept it. The 80’s gave us both some of the most amazing, and the worst films to have ever been put on cellulose. A decade that produced classics like Empire Strikes Back […]
There will be some of you people out there that think that I’ve gone completely fucking mad by including “The Trial” from Pink Floyd’s The Wall as one of the songs used during this week of 1980s kid movies songs. But you have to understand the household in which I grew up. Yes, it was […]
Hey! Happy Monday! Welcome to 1980s Kids Movie week on Morning Cup o’ Music. Today’s track is from the movie Labyrinth and was one of many of Jim Henson’s ‘movies for kids’ that featured really scary shit. Believe it or not, this scene still manages to disturb me to this very day. The song “Chilly […]