All posts tagged: 30s

Fictional Geography: City Map Made up of Over 900 Movies

This is a street map of a fictional city made up of neighborhoods and parks based on over 900 movies. Also, you can buy copies of this thing for money! YAY! It is really cool and a lot of thought was clearly put into it by the people over at Dorothy (who created this piece of awesome). I mean how cool would it be to take Arlington RoadĀ  to Jurassic ParkĀ  then dash over to Reservoir Dogs for an afternoon dip! To get a better look at this bad boy check out the site here. Or simply check out more below. Advertisements

The Simpsons Amazing Movie References

We could easily dedicate an entire year on this blog to all the amazing jokes and references The Simpsons have made through their incredible 20+ year run and we would barely scratch the surface. That would mostly be because I am very lazy and would likely only write about 6 posts in that entire year. With that, I thought it would be fun to go over some of the amazing (near shot-for-shot) movie references The Simpsons have made. So why don’t we do that? Enjoy.   The Birds   Close Encounters of the Third Kind   All The President’s Men   Gold Rush   Batman (1989)   It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World   Public Enemy   Sorcerer   Cape Fear

Wheaties Box Athletes

What is the ultimate goal of an athlete? To play professionally? To win a championship? To win an Olympic medal? To beat the domestic abuse/blood doping accusation? The answer is yes to everyone of those questions because athletes are greedy. However, while setting out to accomplish all of those goals they may end up on the cover of a Wheaties box and they will also pretend like that is the highlight of their career even though we know it isn’t. With that said, there was a time when being on a Wheaties box was a huge deal (at least to the kids who ate the cereal and wanted nothing more than to be that athlete on the box). I don’t think being on a Wheaties box carries the gravitas it once did back in the day, my breakfast is now a steady diet of left over pizza and diet Rockstar energy drinks (gotta keep the calories down somewhere). Frankly, I don’t really care, this is The Nostalgia Blog and we are all about talking about …