1980s

Three Communists Weigh In on ‘Red Dawn’

“—SOVIET UNION SUFFERS WORST WHEAT HARVEST IN 55 YEARS —LABOR AND FOOD RIOTS IN POLAND. SOVIET TROOPS INVADE —CUBA AND NICARAGUA REACH TROOP STRENGTH GOALS…

An Oral History of Those Creepy-Ass Chuck E. Cheese Robots

“I remember going to Chuck E. Cheese’s as a kid a lot. The animatronic band would take a ‘break between sets,’ the characters seemed like…

Rambo Has Been Trying to Solve America’s Problems for Nearly 40 Years

It’s not impossible to understand why audiences would admire John J. Rambo. A humble soldier who served his nation honorably, only to return home to…

The High Price of Being the First Male Scream Queen

Horror is a genre that likes to put women in peril. In particular, the “Final Girl” refers to the trope of the last vulnerable woman…