The internet of the 1990s! Do you remember America Online (AOL) and Netscape Navigator? Who remembers Ask Jeeves and the early versions of Internet Explorer? There was nothing like hearing that static noise coming from your modem before connecting on a dial-up connection. The 90’s references in this video were amazing, as cheesy as the acting was! I remember the first time that I discovered … Continue reading Reflecting On The Internet Of The 1990s!
The smoke cleared, the dust settled. A triumphant Link mounted Epona his horse, with the battle-tested Master Sword now resting in his sheath. It was a hard fought war in the land of Hyrule, with the evil Gannon finally destroyed and the three Triforce fragments united. Peace had once again returned to the land. As he rode across the lush green pastures of Hyrule Field, … Continue reading How Legends Are Made Part 3- Destiny Unfolds..
It is so rare to find true friends. If you were born in the 70’s, 80’s, or 90’s, think back to how many friends you had growing up. Now link that to today. What type of correlation do you see? Truth be told, lifelong friends are a rare commodity. Our experience sends us through many twists and turns. The stresses of life can make people … Continue reading Memory Lane Moment’s Part 5- Capitalize On Close Ties- The Formula
I always appreciate when our youth are blessed with talents and have the courage to share them. One of the most difficult things we deal with as creative people is unconstructive criticism. Whether you are an artist, a graphic designer, a blogger, a musician, a dancer, or any other artistic person it takes courage. Many times, people outside the creative realm don’t understand that we … Continue reading A Blast From The Past!
A retro reset, a rebranding of sorts. I truly believe that mentally, i am stuck somewhere between the early 80’s and late 90’s! I have now been blogging for about 9 months and i am loving it! Despite struggles and hardships in my personal life, i view my blogging as a source of intellectual refuge. I love touching people through originality! From “Pac-Man Poetry” to … Continue reading Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself, My Name Is….
Yes, it is time for a new fun V.R. retroquiz my friends! Here are the rules: Based off of the picture, guess the name of the video game character(s) from the 80’s/90’s! It will start easy, but trust me it will get more challenging as you go along. Here we go! 20) 19) 18) 17) 16) 15) 14) 13) 12) 11) 10) 9) 8) 7) … Continue reading Fun V.R. Retroquiz 8- Name That Video Game Character!
(Federation Police roll call) Samus Aran! Samus Aran! Are you here? Do you copy? (Samus hesitates, thinking to herself) “Uggh, I am so sick and tired of these meetings.” She then whispers to her squadmates Kreatz and Mauk, “Don’t you guys ever get tired of these long drawn out meetings by chief?” They respond with with a low yet resounding “yes”. (Samus speaks to Federation … Continue reading Samus- Destined For Greatness- Part 2 (The Special Assignment)
From retro themed poetry to moments scrolling down memory lane, I truly love what I do as a writer. When I started http://www.vintageretroman.com, I began a journey of self realization and creativity through writing. I am aware that I do not think or operate like many people. I enjoy everything from Christian Hip-Hop to Pac-Man. I like to wear masks and costumes. I am entertained … Continue reading Hitting The Pause Button To Express Appreciation!
It is amazing how growing up, some stories have a lasting impact on your life. They are stories of courage, perseverance, overcoming nearly impossible odds. Stories of how unlikely people can grow to become something great! Since I was a kid, one of my favorite stories was actually the story of Samus Aran from the hit Nintendo (NES) game and series, Metriod! Samus was the … Continue reading Samus- Destined For Greatness- Part 1 (The Kidnapping)
Ok vintage retro fans out there, time for another retroquiz! Let’s test your soul music knowledge and see if you can name that singer/group! They convinced the whole world that “ain’t no woman like the one they’ve got!” They pose the question, “Could it be we’re falling in love, with you baby?” This soul singer compared his woman to a “starship”, which happened to be … Continue reading Fun V.R. Retroquiz 7- 60’s/70’s Soul Music, Name That Singer!