Archive for July, 2009

Nintendo Game Boy

It was the summer 1989, and I had finished suffering through the 2nd grade. George H.W. Bush had been president for less than six months, and for the first time in my life, I knew the name of the president. I hadn’t quite turned eight yet, so although slightly embarrassing now, it was a milestone. […]

Posted on July 31, 2009 at 17:56 by socketeer · Permalink · One Comment
In: Technology, Video Games · Tagged with: , ,

Jolt Cola

It sounds cliché, but my first Jolt Cola was consumed at a local comic book store.  It was the kind of beverage that made mothers cringe, with the catch-phrase “All the sugar and twice the caffeine” proudly emblazoned on the can.  Jolt wasn’t widely available in tradition outlets like supermarkets or convenience stores, and it […]

Posted on July 10, 2009 at 04:20 by socketeer · Permalink · One Comment
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Bruce Campbell

I don’t really know when I first noticed Bruce Campbell.  If my memory serves me correctly, it was likely during radio ads for The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., a program that was broadcast on the FOX network for a single season.  I didn’t watch the show during the original airing, but did eventually get […]

Posted on July 5, 2009 at 17:22 by socketeer · Permalink · 3 Comments
In: Movies, People, Television · Tagged with: , , , , , , ,