Pop Culture

Blockbuster Video Still Exists...Mostly In Alaska

Do you ever long for the days when you would go to your local video store, say, Blockbuster, and browse the racks of VHS tapes and DVDs for the perfect movie night selection and grab some Twizzlers on your way out? Good luck finding a Blockbuster. In Charlotte, your choices for renting a physical piece…

Need Holiday Cash? Check Your Attic For Vintage Toys!

Vintage toys and games are hot right now. A quick search on eBay shows that you can make hundreds or thousands of dollars for items in good condition. If those toys and games are still sealed in their original packaging, your payday could be even better! Here are some treasures to keep an eye out…

'The Princess Bride' Is 30!

Thirty autumns ago, a little movie called The Princess Bride opened in theaters and has stayed in the hearts and minds of people all over the world ever since. In honor of the film's anniversary, we're going to look back at some little-known facts about the origins and makings of this beloved tale. For example,…

The Sears Wish Book Is Back

Do you remember the thrill of poring over the toy-filled pages of the Sears Wish Book? Dating back to 1933, the Wish Book was as much of a holiday tradition as picking out the family Christmas tree. No red-blooded American child (or adult, for that matter) could resist leafing through Sears' glossy gift-laden catalog. The…

Martha And Snoop Serve Up 'Ghost' Roast

Even if you've never seen the movie, you're probably familiar with the iconic pottery wheel scene in the 1990 romance Ghost, starring Demi Moore and the late Patrick Swayze. Fast forward to 2017, swap out Demi and Patrick for DIY maven Martha Stewart and hip-hop star Snoop Dogg, and you get a hilarious promo for…