I have been struggling with the format for Scrambled Channels (as well as re-learning to edit video). But I have a good system for moving foward…I hope.

Spotify Music playlist for July 2023

Spotify Music Playlist for August 2023

Below is the same YouTube playlist for July and August.

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 podcastItch.io, 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.

The Last Dungeon (Indie Retro News)

The Last Dungeon is a Zelda-like action/adventure game for the Commodore Amiga.

Indie Retro News article


King Arthur: Rise of the Round Table (Indie Retro News)

King Arthur: Rise of the Round Table is currently in development. It is an action-role playing game inspired by Moonstone.

 Indie Retro News article

Megacopter (Time Extension)

Megacopter is a new game inspired by Desert Strike for the Sega Genesis and Choplifter.

Time Extension article

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.

July 30th, 2023

Electric Six – “Gay Bar”

Radio Shack circular

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (2007)

Driving Miss Daisy (1989)

July 31st, 2023

Veruca Salt – “Seether”

Atari ad

Myst (1993)

Maniac (1980)

August 1st, 2023

My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult – “The Devil Does Drugs”

Big Trak

Eamon (1979)

The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

August 2nd, 2023

Pulp – “Like a Friend”

Double Dare (1986-1988)

Lufia and the Fortress of Doom (1993)

Last Action Hero (1993)

August 3rd, 2023

Pet Shop Boys – “What Have I Done To Deserve This”

Rainbow Brite

Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters (1991)

Disorderlies (1987)

August 4th, 2023

Bow Wow Wow – “I Want Candy”


Quarterstaff: The Tomb of Setmoth (1988)

Irreconcilable Differences (1984)

August 5th, 2023

Adam Ant – “Goody Two Shoes”

Big Jim Sports Camper

Sanity: Aiken’s Artifact (2000)

Breathless (1978)

Weekly Tears

Paul Reubens (1953-2023)

Paul Reubens is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and children’s entertainer known primarily for the character he created: Pee-wee Herman.

He passed away on July 30th, 2023.

Angus Cloud (1998-2023)

Angus Cloud was an American actor best known for his portrayal of Fezco in Euphoria.

He passed away on July 31st, 2023.

Marc Gilpin (1966-2023)

Marc Gilpin was an American actor most known for his role as Sean Brody in Jaws 2.

He passed away on July 29th, 2023.

Mark Margolis (1939-2023)

Mark Margolis was an American actor known most known for his roles in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul.

He passed away on August 4th, 2023.

Clifton Oliver (1975-2023)

Clifton Oliver was an American theatre actor known for his roles in The Lion King and Motown.

He passed away on August 2nd, 2023.