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Early Memories of my First Computer [Video]

Believe it or not, before everyone had a smart phone, owning an actual computer was a luxury.

I can't think of one household that I know, friend and family, that does not own a computer. I am not just talking a game console, phone, etc. I'm talking a hardcore desktop computer. If computers didn't exist, I wouldn't even have a job I bet.

Do you remember your first computer though?

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A Little History of Wolfenstein, Part 2 [Video]

 

The Gaming Historian keeps his recent series going of the history of the classic video game, Wolfenstein.

If you missed the first part, click here!

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Check Out This Terrible Windows 95 Commerical [Video]

The first operating system that I ever dealt with was MS-DOS. It was primitive but we got by with it. Computers for the longest time were considered 'Nerd Tools' because of all the code you had to know just to get something running.

Windows 95 came around and changed all of that. However, their ad campaign didn't change quite yet though.

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Farts, Nintendo, Buying Homes, All on Episode 11 of The SNaCK [Audio]

Crazy to think that we are on Episode 11 of this crazy Podcast right?

This time we chat about the usual stuff like Nintendo, Metalhead Ned starts attacking adulthood, and something smells really bad in the SNaCK studio.

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The Gaming Historian Goes in Depth on History of Video Games [Video]

I think I watch more YouTube videos than I do actual TV show and movies these days.

I find myself watching anything from JonTron, Angry Video Game Nerd, Nostalgia Critic, Clueless Gamer with Conan O' Brien and so many more.

What these all have in common is they all have something to do with video gaming.

Something I really enjoy a lot about these is when they give a little back story of how the game came to be before they go into the review. I think I finally found a YouTuber that excels in the back story part.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane Got a Pillow For Valentine’s Day [Video]

Three years ago on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" while talking about something completely unrelated, Eric Zane decided to reveal he got a pillow from his wife for Valentine's Day.

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Metalhead Ned Searches for an Autographed Christina Aguilera Trading Card [Video]

Remember when trading cards were a big thing? You would buy a folder filled with plastic inserts that you could place your cards in to show off to your friends. Baseball and Basketball cards were big hits. To cash in on the success of sports cards, things like Movies, Musicians, and even television shows showed up in the trading card industry.

I went to a local game store that had some leftover 1990's relics, I bought a few packs, and hoped for the big money.

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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., On the Power of Music

"Everybody has the Blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved."

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It’s 2015, Meaning That 1995 is 20 Years Old!

The year is now 2015, meaning that the year 1995 is 20 years old! Feeling old yet? I know I am! I remember just sitting around and playing Nintendo in 1995...which is really no different from today honestly.

Let's take a quick look at the year 1995 and feel old together, shall we?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings’ 2014 Top 10

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" covers so many topics in the course of one show, it's tough to imagine all the things that Free Beer, Hot Wings, Eric Zane, Producer Joe, Steve and their guests -- celebrities, Dumber Than Zane Trivia, callers and listeners -- d

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Metalhead Ned Reminisces How He Got Into Rock Music

We all have to start somewhere don't we? How did you end up enjoying your hobby, what was your first taste of you favorite food, how did this band become your favorite, etc. Before I was into rock/metal, I was really lost in what my favorite music was. Mind you, rock isn't the only genre I listen to, but it is definitely the 'core' of my music soul. Where did it all begin though?

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: This Guy Is A Real-Life Ron Burgundy (Video)

There was a time when women couldn't vote and their place was in the home.

The crazy thing is that it wasn't all that long ago.

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