Retro


1981 – Video killed the radio star

August 1, 1981

  • I really do remember this day in history quite well, I remember waiting patiently for the channel to go live… MTV, presumably standing for “Music Television”, launches on cable TV.

As most people know, after the introduction sequence, the first video played was “Video Killed the Radio Star” by The Buggles. However, a bit of trivia is that the second song played was “You Better Run” by Pat Benatar.

MTV had an immediate impact on the music industry and was an iconic symbol of the technology-driven 1980’s.  What was your favorite video?!?


Happy Birthday FF!

On this day in history our good friends at Nintendo released the original Final Fantasy video game for its Nintendo Entertainment System in North America. To this day it is still one of the most successful role-playing games for the NES! Final Fantasy helped to popularize the genre and has gone on to spawn one of the most well-known RPG […]


There’s already been five of these things?!?

Wow, That went fast!Okay, so we are less than 24 hours away from Cali’s 5th Annual Garage Sale to help the Humane Society.This is an annual event that my daughter & my mother-in-law started up five years ago to help raise money for the Langlade County Humane Society!IT’S HUGETrust me when I say that every year it’s gotten bigger and better. […]


Raspberry Pi Zero W – Project #1

Not Hardly Original Well after much consideration I finally figured out what project I wanted to do with that Raspberry Pi. I had done a ton of research on different fun little projects. The one that stood out was not exactly the most original project, but one, I absolutely had to have in my possession after seeing it. It was […]