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Digitizing a tape of "Beat the Press", a band playing in a NYC Club in 1988. 32 years ago!

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They seriously did, they blasted multiple clone wars episodes over this fansub

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I do wish, though, that these "OGs" as Nolan is being fashioned here, had instead been redirected into some other commemorative bullshit, like limited-edition Rum, golf shirts, etc.

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While I'm down here, you can't love Atari History if you don't listen or read up this absolutely-no-fucks-given oral history interview by Ted Dabney, the co-founder of Atari (who Bushnell spent decades trying to downplay as such).

youtube.com/watch?v=6arAY7cUa5

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I do wish, though, that these "OGs" as Nolan is being fashioned here, had instead been redirected into some other commemorative bullshit, like limited-edition Rum, golf shirts, etc.

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If you get interviewed six years before you die, try to be as straight up as Ted is in this interview.

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One of my last conversations with Curt Vendel (@atarimuseum) was laughing about Atari Hotels, and more of THAT kind of "what the hell" stuff, please.

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This is my favorite of all of them. "SO THERE I WAS CHILLAXING WITH MY GEN-X BRO SQUAD UNDER THE RED GLOWING LIGHT OF THE ASTEROIDS FONT"

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As part of Spam Day, which is every day, I'm livestreaming killing spam at twitch.tv/textfiles and answering questions if they come by. This will be pretty low-key because it's all stupid

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This sex education book makes it seem like life is a series of steady progression followed by a complete breakdown as a panoply of facial hair choices dismay the boys

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But also, there it is! Prince Albert in a can! (Luckily, someone let him out)

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Speaking of "Parker Lewis Can't Lose" (which trounced the Ferris series and had 4 seasons), the lead actor from that series, Corin Nemec, has the twitter handle of @imcorinnemec instead of @corinnemeccantlose

it was just sitting there

right in front of him

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Found 12 pieces of spam in the Internet Archive's community collection that have been lodged in there for 10 full years. Bless you, you beautiful bastards. <sinking them into the sea, of course>

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The one-two punch of "There was a season of a Ferris Bueller TV show in 1990, 4 years after the movie came out" and "Jennifer Aniston was in it"

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So, working through the pile of 600+ VHS tapes I was sent from a family who ran a store, I'm opening up photos of the tapes I am not planning to digitize, in case people see ones that should be, or are otherwise notable.

flickr.com/photos/textfiles/al

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