Mon, 27 November 2017
Who knows what’s on the menu this week after a weekend of stuffing themselves like turkeys—or hobbits—over the weekend. TechnoRetro Dads is a jumbled mess of T-Day leftovers with a few nuggets of fun and ideas for geeky dads and those who love them.
We Love Our Cereal…
JediShua discovers that Quisp cereal can be found at Cereal Box and shazbazzar finds a box of Cinnamon Vanilla Lucky Charms — so they give it a review. PLUS: a question from @livetheforce needs answering. Help us EarBuds, you’re our [only] hope.
If you’re taking the morning off to check out online deals today (or even if you’re checking them out while you’re “working”), be sure to tune in to TechnoRetro Dads while surfing the web and discover some gems for the geeks in your life.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Steven Spielberg’s classic science-fiction story is forty and has had more revisions and editions than Star Wars (believe it or not)! JediShua and shazbazzar look back at Close Encounters of the Third Kind with an eye for how well it holds up with the next generation and comment on some of the behind-the-scenes nuances that came together to tell this amazing story.
Aftershocks of 1977
Not only did Close Encounters of the Third Kind cause ripples on earth for forty years and counting, but the Rankin/Bass TV rendition of The Hobbit has continued to produce waves of fun for pop-culture to ride for more than a generation. Two fine musical examples are sure to get your toes tappin’ with Moosebutter’s Star Wars and High Adventure’s Knocking on the Stone.
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