Links

Personal Blogs

Random Thoughts and Ponderings

  • Michael's personal blog where he talks about life in Maine and concerts he's attended.

The Retro Dad

  • Casios, Vintage McDonalds, and Pizza... plus other random musings.

Colin Walker

  • One of my favorite blogs, Colin has an interesting blog design and rhythm. He chats about the internet, his music, and life in general.

Kev Quirk

  • Kev runs a popular Mastodon Instance Fosstodon, but chats about the internet, blogging, books he's read, motorcycles, and his farm.

Manuel Moreale

  • Manuel writes about blogging and has a great series where he interviews bloggers.

An Almost Anonymous Blog

  • Steve's blog covers media, his life, his thoughts on random subjects, and is a great personal blog to follow.

steelsnowflake

  • Long form articles on a variety of subjects. The resarch and writing is top notch and well worth your time.

Cheapskates Guide to Computers and the Internet

  • An interesting, yet sometimes a little hostile, self-hosted website. The author discusses the current state of the internet and retro computing.

Winnie Lim

  • Winnie has a simplistic, yet beautiful website and she pours her heart into her posts. A great, authentic read.

maniedzi

  • Marcin writes alot about programming and digital organization.

Nicky's Blog

  • Mental and physical health are the main topics over at Nicky's page.

USWM

  • A neat personal blog about the author's life.

yours, tiramisú

  • Miss writes "long, unedited, stream-of-consciousness essays."

Atlas Minor

  • James' page has music, photo essays, fiction, and non-fiction.

rebecca toh

  • Photographer and deep thinker, I've been following Rebecca's writings for years now. It's always amazing.

Jonathan D Svendsen

  • A writer who creates essays on various pop-culture figures and events.

Meadow

  • Meadow is working on discovering himself on his blog. The topics tend to be of the personal nature.

Jason Journals

  • Jason chats about tech and gaming on his personal blog.

Holy-Elie Scaide

  • Hash chats about technology on his blog.

Michal's Blog

  • Michal explores about sorts of topics on his personal blog. 

Robb Knight

  • Robb writes about web design, food, and other assorted topics

Ning's Narrative

  • Ning shared movie reviews and thoughts on life and writing.

Apple Annie's

  • Photos, blogging, and technology.

32 Bit Cafe

  • A great group of individuals working together to help create the web fun and beautiful again.

Flamed Fury

  • Focuses  on web design and the joy of Web 1.0

Mike Grindle's Webpage

  • A personal site of an "essayist, critic, and blogger." I enjoy the simplicity of his page and his thoughts on writing.

Oh, Hello Ana

  • Tech, blogging, bookmarks, and more.

Garden161

  • A very nice blog/digital garden with all sorts of great content to explore.

Darren's Notes

  • Darren writes about books, self-discovery, and blogging

Greg Morris

  • Greg writes about blogging, technology, and communicating.

Habitual Mood

  • Tim talks soundtracks, food, blogging, music, and more.

I am Barry Hess

  • Barry talks about his projects, technology, music, and other stuff.

ldstephens

  • LD chats about Apple, technology, internet trends.

Monqueca's Adventures

  • Monqueca breaks down her Tinder dates.

Rebecca Toh's Untitled Project

  • Join Rebecca as she writes a book about photography.

Robert Birming

  • Robert writes small posts about photography, movies, and technology.

Simone

  • Simone shares photography and writes about philosophy.

Strandlines

  • This blog has no real topics but is just whatever the author feels like talking about. Books, nature, and day in the life type of posts.

My Blog

  • Anxiety and self-improvement posts

From Jason

  • A digital garden/blog with projects and writings.

Mere Civilian

  • Photos, technology, how to's, podcasts, and more

Barry Sampson

  • Barry writes about technology and his personal life 

Lou Plummer

  • Lou writes about technology, photography, and other topics. 

space • time • tech

  • Jake writes about life, tech, video games, and some retro goodness. 

One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age

  • The author uses the torrent of old Geocities sites to make observations about the history of web design and current practices. 

Eric Walker

  • Eric writes about running, technology, and writing. 

The History of the Web

  • An interesting site looking over the evolution of the internet. 

Syl’s Blog

  • Syl chats about video games, music, and life. 

Cole’s Blog

  • Cole writes about life, and technology 

FMoran’s Blog

  • Moran writes about technology and his life in China.

Feadin.eu

  • Paolo writes about movies, art, and life.

not all who wander are lost

  • Brandon writes about technology and life.

Ben Daubney

  • Ben writes about technology, music, life, and a little bit of everything.

Life Notes

  • Daves thoughts on life.

Cool as Heck

  • A dad from Virginia discussions his passions, life, and projects.

My Corner of the Internet

  • Shane talks about gaming, life, and anything else that comes to mind.

Ben Tsai

Scribbles n Bits

The Art of Not Asking Why

The Brown Knowser

Sekar Writes


Find Personal Blogs

Ooh Directory

Wiby

Discover Personal Websites

About, Ideas, Now

Mire


Scribbles Explore Page

BearBlog Discover Page


Thoughts on the Internet/Small Web

The Small Web is Beautiful

Rediscovering the Small Web

The History of the Web

Own Your Web

The Internet Used to Be Fun


Fediverse/Blogging Related

RSS is Dead LOL

StreetPass for Mastodon

Grow Your Own Services

Get Blogging


Retro and Nostalgia Themed Blogs

The Wrestling Insomniac

  • My buddy Michael's site where I'm an ocassional contributor. The best wrestling blog on the internet in my humble opinion.

Retro Ramblings

  • A retro theme blogged focusing on the late 70's and early 80's.

Retro-Daze

  • A community website with submitted articles with a nostalgia theme from the 70s-2000s. I have several articles published under the name MassReality on this site.

Robot Geek's Cult Cinema

  • A blog looking at thrillers from the 80's and 90s.

Old Man Musings

  • A tumblr photo page with random pop-culture images.

History's Dumpster

  • It's not updated often, but the content is definitely unique when it comes to retro/vintage topics.

Neato Coolville

  • An abandoned site, with a retro slant dating back to the 1960's.

Horror Movie BBQ

  • Food, He-Man, Ghostbusters... you name it, the Horror Movie BBQ covers it.

Holiday Film Reviews

  • A blog that reviews holiday films.

DVD Menus

  • A site with screenshots of DVD menu screens.

The Weather Channel Classics

  • A tribute to The Weather Channel from the 80's and 90's.

The Wishbook Web Catalogs

  • A collection of scans from the Sears Wishbook catalogs.

The Retro Network

  • A network of retro theme blogs and podcasts.

Winamp Skins

  • A collection of old Winamp skins.

The Director's Commentary

  • A collection of DVD commentary tracks in mp3 format.

Reel to Real Filming Locations

  • The blog featuring the author visiting various filming locations, mostly around the California area.

Me and You and a Blog Named Boo

  • A long running blog discussing everything retro from personal memories to Batman, Ghostbusters, comics, and music.

Grocerteria

  • A site chronicling grocery store chains from the past.

Gap In-Store Playlists

  • One person's attempt to recreate The Gap's in-store playlists of the 90's.

Silver Screen Suppers

  • This author cooks various recipes shared by celebrities.

Old'aVista

  • A search engine created to give of 90's vibes that searches archived websites from Web 1.0

Sprague De Camp Fan

  • A fan site covering the works of Sprague De Camp and Conan.

Voices from the Balcony

  • A very active movie review site featuring reviews from major motion pictures to straight to DVD low budget features.

We Are Controlling this Transmission

  • An abandoned blog focused on The Outer Limits.

GAMES, BRRRAAAINS & A HEAD-BANGING LIFE

  • Metal, video games, and horror movie reviews, most of the content is on fringe or unknown stuff.

SciFiction

  • A Sci-Fi pop culture website.

Fun While It Lasted

  • A site chronicling defunct sports teams and leagues

Comic Books

Comic Ally

  • Comic book, manga, and fiction reviews.

Monkeys Fighting Robots

  • Current comic book reviews.

The Point of Clicking

  • A site dedicated to reviewing comic books purchased through crowd funding sites.

Science Fiction and Other Suspect Ruminations

  • A review site for sci-fi fiction, specializing in vintage sci-fi.

Twin City Geek

  • An online geek culture magazine.

ComicBook Plus

  • A massive collection of free, public domain comic books.

Comics Beat

  • Previews, reviews, and commentary on the latest in the comics industry.

Superman Homepage

  • A site that covers all the latest Superman news.

KrytonSite

  • Another Superman news site.

The Aspiring Kryptonian

  • Yet, another Superman news and review site.

Batman - The 1989

  • Dedicated to the 1989 Batman film.

The Other Murdock Papers

  • A Daredevil fansite.

TMNT Entity

  • A review of various Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics.

The Blog of Oa

  • A Green Lantern fan site.

The Brightest Day

  • Another Green Lantern fan site.

Spawn World

  • The latest in Spawn news.

The Horrors of it All

  • A site focusing on pre-code horror comics.


Fan Sites

The MASH Historian

  • A site with weekly posts from the author's extensive MAS*H collection.

The Dukes of Hazzard Collector

  • A long running blog of a collector of The Dukes of Hazzard memorabilia.

NHL 94

  • Still considered one of the greatest (if not the greatest) hockey video games ever made, this site pays tribute. There is a documentary, updated rosters, and even online tournaments.

Mad Max Movies

  • A website dedicated to the Mad Max series.

The Robocop Archive

  • A website dedicated to Robocop.

CartoonSpiderman

  • An abandoned site about the making of 1994's Spiderman The Animated Series.

PoltergeistIII.com

  • A site dedicated to the controversial sequel in the Poltergeist franchise.

The Phantom 2040 Archive

  • A site dedicated to the short lived Phantom 2040 cartoon from the 90's.

The Chronicle Chamber

  • The definitive Phantom site on the internet. News, reviews, podcasts, and more.

Superman Collector

  • A Superman collector from Hawaii.

Fringe Connections

  • A fansite for the TV series Fringe.

Forgotten Trek

  • A wonderful, active Star Trek website that looks at the detail of the creation of various aspects of Trek.

The Star Trek Lit-Verse Reading Guide

  • Trying to figure out the timeline for Trek books is difficult, but this site simplifies it.

Farscape Continues

  • A fansite dedicated to the TV show Farscape.

WCW Worldwide

  • A site dedicated to the history of WCW with a specialized focus on WCW Magazines and merchandise.

The Shadow Sanctum

  • A fansite dedicated to pulp hero The Shadow.

1966 Batman Pages

  • A tribute site to Adam West' Batman.


Buddhism/Stoicism Sites

The Tattooed Buddha

  • A collective of writers submit various articles on Buddhism.

Figs in Winter

  • Personal blog by Stoic Massimo Pigliucci.

The Same Old Zen

  • A Buddhism blog by Sensie Alex Kakuyo.

Hardcore Zen

  • A Buddhism blog by Brad Warner.


Horror Movies

Horror Society

  • Horror news and reviews.

Final Girl

  • A site focusing on 70's and 80's slasher films.

McBastard's Mausoleum

  • Cult, horror, and exploitation film reviews and news.

Horror News Net

  • Horror news and reviews.

Oh The Horror

  • A horror review site that isn't very active, but has been around for quite some time and has a lot of content.

Horror Homeroom

  • Reviews of film and literature along with Top 10 lists.

Midnight Horror Show

  • A very neat review site focusing on underseen horror.

The Scariest Things

  • Mostly current horror reviews.

The Deadly Doll's House of Horrors

  • A woman looking for lessons in horror films by reviewing them.

Horror Movie A Day

  • Once a project site to watch a horror movie everyday for a year, its turned into a massive collection of horror reviews. 

Losman's Horror

  • Random horror reviews with the occasional sci-fi film thrown in.

Behind the Couch

  • Some movie reviews, but also analysis of horror by sub-genres.

kindertrauma

  • A really quirky horror review site.

Terror Trap

  • Reviews with a focus on sleaze and Italian horror.

Hysteria Lives

  • A bit hard to navigate with its outdated design, but an incredible source for slasher reviews and information.

Tobe Hooper Appreciation Society

  • A site dedicated to the works of Tobe Hooper.

Final Girl

  • All sorts of odd horror reviews.

Bloody Terror

  • Reviews, physical media, and a love of horror.

Carolina Fear Fest

  • A horror convention in Raleigh, North Carolina.

A Slash Above

  • A site focusing on reviewing slasher films.

Robert Murch

  • Expert on the history of Ouija boards.

Wicked Horror

  • Essays and horror reviews with a slice of news.

Flinching with Delight

  • A variety of horror film reviews.

Horror Film History

  • An amazing site documenting the history of horror.

Horror Ghouls

  • A very well done movie review site

The Horror Section

  • Trivia and VHS reviews

Wreak Havoc Film Festival

  • A horror film festival in Winston-Salem, NC.

SC Horror

  • A South Carolina horror convention.

Retro Slashers

  • A site dedicated to retro slashers... imagine that!

Fascination with Fear

  • Film and book reviews with a focus on female villians.

At the Mansion of Madness

  • Focuses on 70's foreign horror.

Hello Sidney

  • A Scream fan site tracking the latest news in the franchise.

Scream Thrillogy

  • Another Scream fansite.

Halloween Movies

  • A site with all things Halloween and Michael Myers.

Homepage of the Dead

  • A site dedicated to George Romero's Dead series.

The House Website

  • The official website of the House series.

Book of the Dead

  • An Evil Dead fan site.

Western Movies

Jeff Arnold's West

My Favorite Westerns


Henry's Western Roundup


I Review Westerns


Westerns on the Blog
Sword and Sorcery

DRM Books

William King

Whetstone

Heroic Fantasy Quarterly

Parallel Universe Publications



Abandoned/Urban Exploration

Abandoned NC

  • A photo blog with accompanying articles about abandoned places in the State of North Carolina.

The Forgotten South

  • A photo blog looking at abandoned places throughout the Southeastern United States.


Message Board and Forums

Space Battles Forum

  • An active sci-fi message board.

Terra Firma

  • A Farscape message board.

Trek BBS

  • A Star Trek message board.

The Dukes of Hazzard Forum

  • A message board for the television show The Dukes of Hazzard.

Random

Matt Brady Photography

  • An old friend of mine's photography page.

Southern Fandom Conventions

  • A listing of fan conventions in the South Eastern United States.

Star Trek Unlimited

  • Curated by the former buyer for Think Geek, this site features all kinds of neat Star Trek merchandise.

Crowemag Toys

  • A local vintage store in Raleigh, NC.

Weather Daddy

  • A website that displays the weather with similar graphic to The Weather Channel of the 90's.

Weatherstar 4000

  • An even better site featuring graphics from the old Weather Channel. 

Junkyard Rock Stories

  • The best hair metal site around.

KHBR 570

  • A fictional radio station in the spirit of KBHR from Northern Exposure.