Image by inno kurnia from Pixabay

I’ve been trying to flesh out some of the movie posts and game posts, but have not made it very far yet. I’m hpoipng that once the Fall semester starts and things calm down, I’ll have more time outside of my official work hours to finish up the SMT pages.

Spotify Music playlist for July 2023

Below is the same YouTube playlist.

Weekly Finds

I pull a lot of the items about gaming and movie news here from a number of sources: The Atari Age forums, Retro Indie NewsTime ExtensionIGNRetro Hour, Facebook, Twitter, etc. What shows up here will change weekly depending on what I happen to find in the wild. I try to include the original sources in the links.

Banger Management (Indie Retro News)

Banger Management for the ZX Spectrum is a puzzle platformer by Jonathan Cauldwell.

Indie Retro News article game page


Polymer Picker for the BBC Micro (Indie Retro News)

Clean up the ocean and avoid sharks in a new BBC Micro game from Stephen Scott.

Indie Retro News article game page


Block ‘Em Sock ‘Em (Indie Retro News)

Block ‘Em Sock ‘Em is a new puzzle platformer for the Atari 7800.

Indie Retro News article

Atari Age post


Daily Drop Roundup

You can get daily drops in your socials wherever you live. First Facebook link is the the Nostalgia Drop page, and the second is to the group. The group is more fun.

August 6th, 2023

Green Day – “Basket Case”

Bop it

Night Mission Pinball (1982)

Laserblast (1978)

August 7th, 2023

M.I.A. – “Paper Planes”


Boktai: The Sun is in Your Hand (2003)

976-EVIL (1988)

August 8th, 2023

Britny Fox – Girlschool

Giga Pets

Bomberman (1983)

Charlotte’s Web (1973)

August 9th, 2023

Romeo Void – “Never Say Never”


Rollerboys (1990)

Last Action Hero (1993)

August 10th, 2023

The Church – “Under the Milky Way”

Waterful Ring Toss

Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings (2009)

Jabberjaw (1976-1978)

August 11th, 2023

Vanessa Carlton – “A Thousand Miles”

Speak and Spell

Wizard of Wor (1980)

Night of the Creeps (1986)

August 12th, 2023

Dead Kennedys – “California Uber Alles”


The Last Ninja (1987)

Who’s that Girl? (1987)

Weekly Tears

William Friedkin (1935-2023)

William Friedkin was an American director known for Boys in the Band, The Exorcist, Sorcerer, Cruising, Blue Chips, and Bug among many others.

He passed away on August 7th, 2023.

Johnny Hardwick (1958-2023)

Johnny Hardwick was an Amercian voice actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for the voice of Dale Gribble on King of the Hill.

He passed away on August 8th, 2023.