Tag - 80s

The Walkman at 30!

Before Palm Pilots, Smart Phones and iPods there was… The Walkman. Thirty years ago, on July 1st, Sony unveiled the TPS-L2 cassette player or The Walkman. This portable music apparatus, designed by an engineer named Nobutoshi Khara...

Win The Lost Collection on DVD!

That’s right…Lionsgate is bringing eight titles out of 80s home video limbo and onto DVD. Those titles are Irreconcilable Differences, My Best Friend is a Vampire, The Night Before, Homer & Eddie, Morgan Stewart’s...

Headsup: Retro Conundrum 2: Retro Harder

Lots of people are putting stuff that they want you to buy. Constantly. These days especially you need to be mindful of what you drop coin on. I’m your tour guide, plowing through this mess so you don’t have to… Another...

Headsup: The Retro Conundrum

An ongoing attempt to make sense of the onslaught of new swag that people want you to buy. Should you? I’ll try and help. Okay, so this is a big re-release of numerous Paramount titles, with “I Love the 80’s” smacked...

And Now… More Scary Retro

Here is something that is true: Barney looks terrible as a woman. And Fred is extremely worrisome in this commercial. For lots of reasons. And Betty is Not a Vitamin is still one of my favorite band names ever. That doesn’t factor in...

David Lee Roth

Highly Concentrated David Lee Roth

“Mom! Dad! Don’t touch it! It’s 80s!” Kidding. Mostly. Nutshell: Chunklet posted the David Lee Roth vocal track from “Runnin’ With the Devil.” Paul and Storm took the “individual yowls, yelps...

Win Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors!

What’s that? You don’t remember Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors? A team of characters in cars fighting a team of veggies that can morph into killer cars? Sort of like Death Race 2000 crossed with brussel sprouts. Based on a line...

More Coolness From Threadless

Again Threadless presents a couple of gems that please us no end. If you are familiar with our tastes, you love we love the steampunk. Also, we here at Needcoffee are of a certain age where we look at the 1980s with nostalgia. So when I saw...