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80s

Everything Action Theater: Maximum Potential

Back in 1987, Dolph Lundgren released the epic workout video Maximum Potential, which had Dolph leading you through a series of exercises that would hopefully help you get a He-Man like physique. Check out the whole thing here.
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Everything Action Theater: Starcade

As we get ready to head out to A Video Game Con this coming weekend, what better way is there to get into the retro gaming mindset than with the classic 80s arcade game show, Starcade, hosted by the awesome Geoff Edwards.
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Review: Stranger Things Season 3

The highly anticipated third season of Stranger Things hit over the Fourth of July holiday weekend and it’s still an absolute blast full of goopy monsters, fun characters and great homages to the 80s as the Hawkins gang battles a new supernatural threat along with villainous Russians who are trying to undo everything the gang fought to stop in Season 2.
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Musical Montage: The Psychedelic Furs “Pretty in Pink”

You may think the song “Pretty in Pink” was inspired by the movie of the same name but it actually came first in 1981, with John Hughes taking inspiration from the title while the band The Psychedelic Furs performed a new version to go with the movie in 1986.
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Action Hero of the Week: Willow Ufgood

On a quest to protect a baby princess who will grow up to destroy the evil queen ravaging the kingdom, humble farmer and magician Willow Ufgood joins forces with cocky swordsman Madmartigan to take on magical creatures and evil soldiers.
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Gamebox 2.0: I Love the 90s Edition

Gamebox 2.0 is back for another round of gaming goodness and this time we’ve played a bunch of games that are inspired by the 80s and 90s, not just the games of those eras but the general culture as well.
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Everything Action Theater: Pole Position

Very loosely based on the classic Namco/Atari arcade racing game, Pole Position hit Saturday mornings in 1984 and followed the Darrett siblings, stunt show performers who were also secretly government agents using their highly advanced vehicles to fight crime.
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