Watch the ultimate 5-minute 1980s nostalgia video

A video remix of Flock of Seagulls's I Ran and a whole bunch of NTSC-haloed TV ads, uploaded to youtube by g1MisterBo, The 80s.mp4 features much that is good and very little that is bad about that decade. [via r/videos]


You'll probably be listening to vaporwave all day, now, for which I offer no apology.

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  1. For the record, quite a few of the consumer items shown are back in fashion (cowl neck sweaters and Frye boots, I'm looking at you!). The 80s never left us, it just went into hibernation.

  2. Maybe I was too young in the 80s, but I don't remember that many orange people. Everyone in the cereal commercial looks a few shades shy of an umpa lumpa.

  3. NTSC = Never The Same Color

  4. Talking Heads kinda did this at the time, 1986.
  5. tropo says:

    You watch where you go slinging those terms, PAL.

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