Category: Retro

Eulogy for Two of My Favorite Restaurants

So far in 2018 two of my favorite restaurants have closed down. I thought I’d spend some time reflecting on these establishments that once brought me so much joy. The first is a chain...

The Return of Clearly Canadian

As a child in the early 90’s there wasn’t much I enjoyed better than a trip to the convenience store. It was one of those necessary stops for gas that usually resulted in me...

Are You Being Served?

Back in 2015 I had this urge to watch an episode of “Are You Being Served?” and was surprised to find that there wasn’t any at all on Netflix or Hulu or any other...

The Return of Jolt Cola

In 1985, The Jolt Cola Company launched Jolt Cola, a highly caffeinated beverage marketed towards students and young professionals. Back in the 80’s, you didn’t have the dozens of energy drinks that are found...