Matt Parker, Author at Go Social

Author: Matt Parker

1 2 3 5 30 / 146 POSTS
12 Memories We All Have From School P.E. Lessons

12 Memories We All Have From School P.E. Lessons

A poll in 2009 found that P.E. lessons are our ‘worst school memory’. Almost a third (29.3%) of those asked said that PE lessons were their unhappiest ...
Remember The Computer Game Rampage? A Film Version Is On The Way, And The Trailer Is Insane

Remember The Computer Game Rampage? A Film Version Is On The Way, And The Trailer Is Insane

Many of you will remember the classic 1986 arcade game Rampage, where you took control of gigantic monsters and tried to survive attacks by the milita ...
13 Facts About The Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon That Every Fan Should Know

13 Facts About The Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon That Every Fan Should Know

1. There Weren’t That Many Episodes Dungeons & Dragons was an American animated television series based on the Dungeons & Dragons role-play ...
The 8 Biggest Box Office Bombs Of All Time

The 8 Biggest Box Office Bombs Of All Time

1) Cutthroat Island (1995) Cutthroat Island will forever be remembered as being one of the biggest movie box office disasters of all time, taki ...
Someone Has Discovered The REAL Reason Kevin Was Left Home Alone

Someone Has Discovered The REAL Reason Kevin Was Left Home Alone

Home Alone is a massively important film for many of us, and as Christmas draws closer it’s one of the films that most gets us in the mood for the fes ...
Remember Bros? Here’s What They Look Like Now

Remember Bros? Here’s What They Look Like Now

There won’t be many children of the 1980s that don’t remember Bros, with their manufactured tunes, ripped jeans and Dr Martens. Some of you will even ...
QUIZ: Are You More Generation X or Millennial?

QUIZ: Are You More Generation X or Millennial?

You may already be aware of the terms ‘Generation X’ and ‘Millennials’, referring to different generations of people. But are you sure which of these ...
New Research Shows Second Born Children Are More Likely To Be Criminals

New Research Shows Second Born Children Are More Likely To Be Criminals

Many of you who are the first of multiple children in your family will not be surprised by the news that there is definitely something wrong with your ...
Exciting News About Deadwood Has Just Been Revealed

Exciting News About Deadwood Has Just Been Revealed

Many of us were big fans of Deadwood, which was on our screens from 2004 until 2006. For those of you who need a reminder, Deadwood was an American we ...
14 Amazing Tomy Toys Every 80s Child Wanted

14 Amazing Tomy Toys Every 80s Child Wanted

Tomy (now Tomy Company) is a Japanese entertainment company that makes children's toys and merchandise. They without doubt made some of the best toys ...
12 Christmas Pressie Ideas Every Nostalgia Fan Will Love

12 Christmas Pressie Ideas Every Nostalgia Fan Will Love

Christmas is fast approaching, and we don't know about you, but as we've gotten older we've found it far easier to buy a few presents in advance rathe ...
15 Super Facts About The Late Christopher Reeve

15 Super Facts About The Late Christopher Reeve

Christopher D'Olier Reeve (Born September 25th 1952) was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, activist and former sportsm ...
New Research Shows Smarter People Are More Likely To Fail Their Driving Test

New Research Shows Smarter People Are More Likely To Fail Their Driving Test

Many of us remember the feeling we had when taking our driving test: Our hands gripped to the wheel, a bead of sweat forming on our forehead, desperat ...
The Top 10 Greatest 1980s TV Show Vehicles

The Top 10 Greatest 1980s TV Show Vehicles

Many TV shows we enjoyed back in the 1980s contained some classic vehicles, and below we’ve compiled what we believe are the top 10 greatest. Note tha ...
14 My Little Pony Facts Every 80s Girl Should Know

14 My Little Pony Facts Every 80s Girl Should Know

1) They Were Inspired By A Real Life Pony My Little Pony creator Bonnie Zacherle and her family lived in Japan, where her father cared for all the ...
Ridley Scott Makes A Shocking Confession About The Future Of The Alien Franchise

Ridley Scott Makes A Shocking Confession About The Future Of The Alien Franchise

A couple of years ago, Ridley Scott had the option of directing a sequel one of his classic films. He could have directed either ‘Blade Runner: 2049’ ...
16 Facts About The Controversial Life Of Macaulay Culkin

16 Facts About The Controversial Life Of Macaulay Culkin

1) He Started His Life In A Poor Family Macaulay’s family lived modest lives before he hit the big time. He was one of seven children, and they str ...
Your Top 10 Favourite Christmas Films Of All Time

Your Top 10 Favourite Christmas Films Of All Time

We recently asked you ‘What is the all time best Christmas film’, and a large number of you cast your vote either by telling us your favourite or liki ...
10 Toys From The 1980s That Are Now Worth Lots Of Money

10 Toys From The 1980s That Are Now Worth Lots Of Money

Do you have any of your old 80s toys still lying around and gathering dust in your loft or in the back of a cupboard somewhere? If so then it may be w ...
The Top 10 Greatest 80s Cartoon Theme Tunes

The Top 10 Greatest 80s Cartoon Theme Tunes

Before we start, let’s be very clear that this could be extremely contentious. It is, after all, only our opinion, and we can never expect everyone to ...
Four Weddings And A Funeral Fans Will Love This New Announcement

Four Weddings And A Funeral Fans Will Love This New Announcement

There can’t be many people that don’t know what Four Weddings and a Funeral is, but just to give us all a quick reminder, it’s a classic British rom-c ...
18 Affordable Cars That Are Predicted To Rise In Value

18 Affordable Cars That Are Predicted To Rise In Value

There’s nothing better than getting your hands on a bargain. Or is there? What about getting your hands on a bargain that significantly increases in v ...
14 Michael Jackson Facts Even His Biggest Fans Might Not Know

14 Michael Jackson Facts Even His Biggest Fans Might Not Know

1) He Composed Music For Sonic The Hedgehog 3 Rumours have been around for years, but it’s recently been confirmed that Jacko provided uncredited m ...
People Born Between 1977 And 1983 Have Been Given A New Name

People Born Between 1977 And 1983 Have Been Given A New Name

You’re no doubt already aware of the terms ‘Generation X’ and ‘Millennials’, referring to different generations of people. Generation X typically mean ...
10 Superhero TV Shows That Will Take You Back To Your Childhood

10 Superhero TV Shows That Will Take You Back To Your Childhood

These days you simply can’t move for Superheroes on both the small and big screen. Since the first X-Men film was released in 2000 and Hollywood reali ...
14 Return Of The Jedi Facts Even Star Wars Fans Might Not Know

14 Return Of The Jedi Facts Even Star Wars Fans Might Not Know

1) It Could Have Been Directed By Lynch Or Cronenberg George Lucas met with David Lynch, who had just had a critical hit with ‘The Elephant Man’. L ...
16 Of The Greatest Halloween Costumes Ever Created

16 Of The Greatest Halloween Costumes Ever Created

Back when we were growing up, Halloween was fairly simple. You dressed as a monster, ghost or witch, you carved a pumpkin, and you knocked on some loc ...
Exciting News About Quantum Leap Has Just Been Revealed

Exciting News About Quantum Leap Has Just Been Revealed

Many of us Children of the 1980s were massive fans of Quantum Leap, but in case you need reminding, it was an American science-fiction television seri ...
16 Computer Games All 80s Children Should Remember

16 Computer Games All 80s Children Should Remember

These days Computer Games immerse you in a way that 30 years ago you would never have considered could ever be possible. So then, what is it about a p ...
10 Breakfast Memories That Every 80s Child Will Enjoy

10 Breakfast Memories That Every 80s Child Will Enjoy

Nowadays breakfast is just another meal, and one that some people avoid entirely. But back in our childhood it was amazing! From the TV shows to the a ...
1 2 3 5 30 / 146 POSTS