Retrovision

O.J. Did It, Say Overwhelming Numbers In New Poll
If I said to you "What cable channel is NatGeo?," would you know it's the National Geographic Channel?
The network I used to equate with shows about giraffes has a new multi-part series debuting Fourth of July weekend. And it's all about the '90s and Simpson.
Va Va Voom! Loni Anderson Is Still Hot! [Video]
There was a "WKRP in Cincinnati" reunion Wednesday at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles.
And Loni Anderson was there. So were a few of the others from the cast, but I can't really remember their names at this point.
Her character, Jennifer Marlowe, however, was front and…
May 13, 1980: I Remember the Kalamazoo Tornado [Video]
I grew up in Kalamazoo. I remember the day a tornado barreled through downtown Kalamazoo: May 13, 1980.
For about 20 minutes, the landscape of the downtown area changed forever; 150-year-old trees in Bronson Park were ripped up; and the back of Gilmore's Department store was ripped off. The new…
It Was Thirty Years Ago Today …
The brain. The athlete. The basket case. The princess. The criminal. All held prisoner by Mr. Vernon.
It was 30 years ago today that the Saturday detention of "The Breakfast Club" was held at Shermer High School.
Unlike the fakes of the time machine in "Back to the Future,…
The First Video Game Console I Played Named Atari 2600 [Video]
I was born in 1987. Around this time in video gaming, the Nintendo Entertainment System was dominating the video game market and everyone at the time already forgot about that wood paneled console named Atari 2600. Bleeps and Boops on the screen, and squares battling squares. It was primitive, but f…
WFGR Retrovision: Feb. 1, 2004 [Video]
Nipplegate. It happened 10 years ago during the Super Bowl.
Need I say more.
It was the unexpected television event that really never killed either Janet Jackson's or Justin Timberlake's careers.
Wow. And I thought time flied because it's already February.
Guess What’s Turning 30? [Video]
It was 30 years ago today that we first learned the phrase "where's the beef?"
Clara Peller brought fame to the phrase as well as helping Wendy's grow into a more predominant burger chain up against Burger King and McDonalds.
Here's a couple more memorable spots just f…
WFGR Retrovision: ‘Wheel Of Fortune’ Debuts 39 Years Ago!
"Wheel of Fortune" is the most-watched game show in the world.
More than 10 million viewers tune in to see Kelly from Fort Worth, Texas, win a trip to Fiji and $30,000 in the bonus round every night.
But long before Pat Sajak and Vanna White took spins on "Wheel" …

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