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Wasn't it 1986, like, yesterday?

My New York Mets are doing something cool this weekend. They’re honoring the last squad to bring a World Series title to the fans who started that little cheer of “Let’s Go Mets” when they were born as lovable losers in 1962 and the generations since who haven’t stopped reciting that phrase, if not on their lips than surely in their hearts, every day from April 1 through Oct. 727 more words

Life

In 1986

I don’t mind washing dishes
It gives me time to think.

Perhaps I can fit in
a few lines of poetry
between tucking them in… 80 more words

Poetry

The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood

‘Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 499 more words

Reviews

Mad Ads 70s and 80s

This 1979 commercial is just exhausting.

It is for Enjoli perfume. Please tell me no one spritzes on perfume before even eating and taking a shower. 460 more words

Happy 30th Anniversary - Dragon Quest

Today, thirty years ago, Dragon Quest was released by Enix in Japan and quickly snowballed into a cultural phenomenon.

It’s simple design and mechanics would serve to inform later JRPGs on the NES such as Square’s Final Fantasy in 1987 (1990 for NA audiences). 1,907 more words

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