Thursday Sep 11
City of Alamogordo votes to auction off 800 Atari cartridges
The city of Alamogordo, NM voted late Tuesday night to auction off 800 of the 1,300 Atari cartridges that were dug up during an excavation of a landfill in April. That landfill was the spot in which Atari dumped tuckloads of merchandise around midnight in 1983, according to a contemporary New York Times article, after Atari's game E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial tanked hard in a tough market, contributing to the 1983 Video Game Crash.
C.S. Lewis on Stage returns to Provision Theater in Chicago this fall
Provision Theater Company launches its 2014-2015 Season with the return of C.S. LEWIS ON STAGE, written by C.S. Lewis and adapted by Tom Key.