THE EIGHTIES STILL SCREAM III: DON’T PANIC

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The second half of the eighties brought about major changes to my young life in that my family and I gathered up all of our humble belongings and moved to the southernmost part of Texas to be closer to my grandparents who had relocated back to Mexico. With the home video revolution in full swing, […]

THE EIGHTIES STILL SCREAM: A VHS RETROSPECTIVE PART 2 – HIDE AND GO SHRIEK!!

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Whenever I think back on the ’80s and how fantastic the decade truly was, some of my favorite reveries to indulge in are the ones of me as a kid walking up and down video stores and their endless rows of videocassettes and pickup up box after box, wishing that I was old enough to […]

THE EIGHTIES STILL SCREAM: A VHS Retrospective

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PART ONE: ORIGINS Growing up in the eighties, I was one of those hundreds of thousands of fortunate kids who were given the wonderful opportunity to get to witness and be a part of not only the beginning of the Home Video boom, but it’s rise, it’s dominance, it’s influence, and ultimately, it’s legacy. The […]