It's been almost 23 years since we last cheered on the District Five, Junior Goodwill Team USA, Eden Hall Mighty Ducks and the country is worse off for it. In 1992, The Mighty Ducks kicked off a string of Disney children's sports films--which were all basically rip-offs of The Bad News Bears--which almost never happened. When NHL… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise
Just like any other organic underground counter-culture, we seem to forget that the media--not to mention the social media platform itself--are fully aware of the existence of these things and how they can manipulate them to their advantage.
It's been far too long since the last Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault--last November, actually! Not to pat myself on the back too much, but I think I picked the perfect film to cover this time around. Disney has recently announced its plan to remake a favorite amongst Millennials specifically for the Disney Channel. But isn't every pre-9/11 Disney… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: Hocus Pocus
Another edition of Joe's famous drunk surveys / The King of Prussia Mall is an absolute dystopian nightmare / Dan Mansplains #Supernatural Tweets from Girls on Twitter / Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: Man of the House / Shailene Woodley debunks her own Thanksgiving story / Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 / A month in review with Billoon45 / TommyNC2010 gives us… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 223: United Federation of Malls
In the 95th year of the 20th Century, something extraordinary happened. Valeri Polyakov broke the record for days spent in space on the Mir Space Station at 366. Subsequently, the TV series Star Trek: Voyager premiered on UPN. And while the opening statements began for the O.J. Simpson trial, and America was wrapped up in race-baiting… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: Man of the House
Most of us remember Daniel Stern from his glory days of playing the character Marv in Home Alone & Home Alone 2: Kevin has negligent parents and he should be taken away, oh wait, it was Lost in New York. You may try to be smug and act like Bushwhacked is you’re favorite movie Stern… Continue reading You’re Not Crazy. Daniel Stern is.
The year is 1992. The President of the United States, George H.W. Bush had been filmed vomiting in the lap of the Prime Minister of Japan. America saw that happen. To his credit, he also met with the President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin, to officially bring the Cold War to a close. But to his demise,… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: 3 Ninjas
When Disney ripped the Star Wars universe from the cold dead hands of George Lucas, many were afraid of the franchise's future. Those people were wrong. There are plenty of times Disney has made epic and costly mistakes, but they typically come in the form of a John Carter or Lone Ranger. Typically, Disney's misfires are attempts at future… Continue reading Star Wars Goes Rogue