Retromash Home

What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

What I am hoping for from the newly announced Masters of the Universe movie

The big news I’ve been waiting for is here. They have finally officially announced that they are making a Masters of the Universe movie! It is due to come out on December 18th, 2019. This has been hinted at for a while now but we’ve…

Continue reading →

The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

The ZX Spectrum Next: A new Spectrum computer gets Kickstarted

I’m a big supporter of Kickstarter. I’ve backed several projects on there. Mostly books but occasionally other things. The ZX Spectrum Next project which launched today is probably the one that I have been most excited about though. At the time of writing this blog…

Continue reading →

My new collecting mission is to get every Asterix book

My new collecting mission is to get every Asterix book

I’ve always loved the Asterix books. They are fun, educational but most of all they are absolutely works of art. Albert Uderzo’s artwork is sublime. I particularly love his renderings of the Roman soldiers and how he represents motion in general. I’ll be doing a…

Continue reading →

Do yourself a favour and order this beautiful SNES Kickstarter book

Do yourself a favour and order this beautiful SNES Kickstarter book

If you aren’t already aware of the amazing retrogaming books from Bitmap Books then I’d like to rectify that now. Sam Dyer has done a sterling job so far creating four beautiful art books showcasing the game art of the Commodore 64, Amiga, Spectrum and…

Continue reading →

This issue of Smash Hits kickstarted my rap career

This issue of Smash Hits kickstarted my rap career

I finally got my hands on the very issue of the magazine that is guilty of being the root of many a karaoke performance from myself. Smash Hits was a hugely popular magazine in the UK in the 80s and 90s and it was famous…

Continue reading →

When did Poker become a cult classic?

When did Poker become a cult classic?

Whether it’s a scene in the latest blockbuster or an episode of the Simpsons, Poker seems to have infiltrated itself into every aspect of our everyday culture. We borrow poker’s lingo in daily conversation and artists are inspired by the game in both music and…

Continue reading →

The best place to get retro inspired clothing – Last Exit to Nowhere

The best place to get retro inspired clothing – Last Exit to Nowhere

I just realised recently that I don’t actually think I’ve ever written an article about Last Exit to Nowhere. I really thought I had. I just assumed I had. Because I should have. But I don’t think I have, and that needs to be rectified….

Continue reading →

Great retro board games

Great retro board games

Board games seem to be becoming more popular again at the moment, which is great to see. As a parent of young children, and someone who therefore doesn’t get to go out on the town as much as I used to, I’ve found myself playing…

Continue reading →

The hunt for this amazing Lamborghini Countach poster

The hunt for this amazing Lamborghini Countach poster

There are three posters that I remember having on my bedroom wall as a child. Three posters that I used to stare at every day for years and that I can remember every single line and colour of. One of them is the Back to…

Continue reading →

UK National Lottery retro memories and bloopers

UK National Lottery retro memories and bloopers

I’m often struck by how things that I never thought I would be nostalgic about, make me nostalgic. One example of this that I was thinking of recently was the UK National Lottery. I can remember, as if it was yesterday, when the UK lottery…

Continue reading →

Page 1 of 25 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last →