Jimmy Buffett

Pretty slow week around here, unfortunately. Just some backend work done on Google Analytics.

Below is the YouTube playlist for September.

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.

Batmanolo Against the Mutant Attack to Weepingtown (Indie Retro News)

A new platformer is available for the ZX Spectrum: Batmanolo Against the Mutant Attack to Weepingtown.

 Indie Retro News article

Itch.io Page

Creature from the Black Lagoon (4k release)

The Creature from the Black Lagoon 4K remastered edition will be released on October 3rd.

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.

September 3rd, 2023

Apollo 440 – “Can’t Stop the Rock” (1999)

Ford Elite (1974-1976)

Goldeneye 007 (1997)

The Lost Boys (1987)

September 4th, 2023

Dream Theater – “Pull Me Under” (1992)

Merlin the Magician Hanky Panky Magic Set

Super Mario 64 (1996)

Legend (1985)

September 5th, 2023

Len – “Steal My Sunshine”

Garfield Phone

Unreal Tournament (1999)

Footloose (1984)

September 6th, 2023

Fatboy Slim – “Rockafeller Skank”

Magnavox Super Blaster

Diablo (1996)

Risky Business (1983)

September 7th, 2023

Billy Idol – “L.A. Woman”

Sesame Street Slippers

Grim Fandango (1998)

Poltergeist (1982)

September 8th, 2023

Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Under the Bridge”

GI Joe Game Watch

Earthworm Jim (1994)

The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

September 9th, 2023

Soundgarden – “Black Hole Sun”

Winnie the Pooh calculator

Tekken 2 (1995)

Sixteen Candles (1984)

Weekly Tears

Gary Wright (1943-2023)

Gary Wright was achild actor and musician primarily known for the songs “Dream Weaver” and “Love is Alive.”

He passed away on September 5th, 2023.

Steve Hartwell (1967-2023)

Steve Hartwell was an American musician known for his work as the lead singer of Smash Mouth. “All Star” was the bands biggest hit and lives rent-free in the minds of millions. Their cover of the Monkees “I’m a Believer” was also extremely popular.

He passed away on September 4th, 2023.

Jimmy Buffett (1946-2023)

Jimmy Buffett was a musician known for hits like “Margaritaville” and “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” He was also an enterprising business mogul, with resorts and restaurants in named after his songs.

He passed away on September 1st, 2023.

Gayle Hunnicutt (1943-2023)

Gayle Hunnicutt was an actress best known for her role as Vanessa Beaumont on “Dallas.” The Legend of Hell House (1973) and The Wild Angels (1966) are two of my personal favorites of her performances.

She passed away on August 31st, 2023.

Franne Lee (1941-2023)

Fran Lee was a costume designer for Saturday Night Live who created the costumes for classic sketches like The Blues Brothers and The Coneheads. She won a Tony Award for the costumes in Candide.

She passed away on August 27th, 2023.

Marcia DeRousse (1953-2023)

Marcia DeRousse was an actress best known for her role in True Blood as Dr. Patricia Ludwig.

She passed away on September 2dn, 2023.