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GakOid's Christmas Music Video Playlist - Hokey Cokey by The Snowmen

Possibly the most unintentionally creepy Christmas music video ever, the Hokey Cokey by The Snowmen. The song was released in the 1980s:

GakOid's Christmas Music Video Playlist - Christmas Robot by The Retrobot

The Retrobot has a important message in his music video, Christmas Robot, - that Christmas is for robots too! You can find the lyrics on the music videos YouTube page:

Ghostbusters To Face Villains From New York's Underbelly Past

Although Sony has still to release the first trailer — or the first teaser trailer — for its upcoming Ghostbusters, more details are slowly being revealed!

According to Entertainment Weekly, the cast of villainous ghosts Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinon and Leslie Jones will have to take on and bust will include dead criminals from a variety of eras in the history of New York City, including Pilgrims, old-­timey sailors (friends of Mr. Stay Puft?), Revolutionary War spirits, and even a couple of zoot­-suited gangsters! However, it is not clear if there will be a head villain in charge of New York's shady spiritual past, like Gozer the Gozerian or Vigo the Carpathian from the first two movies.

That still doesn't give too much information, but director Paul Feig does suggest that a trailer may appear sooner than previously thought.

In addition to facing down ectoplasmic felons, stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon,
and Leslie Jones have had to combat s…

GakOid's Christmas Music Video Playlist - Merry Christmas Santa Claus by Max Headroom

A bit of a rare Christmas music video - 1980s favourite Max Headroom wishes Santa Claus a Merry Christmas in his music video, Merry Christmas Santa Claus!:

"Ghostbusters" Character Posters Unveiled

To celebrate the upcoming release of the brand-new Ghostbusters movie in July 2016, Sony has unveiled four brand-new character posters, one for each of our new heroes! Each poster features a character in their Ghostbusters jumpsuit with their Ghostbusting equipment:

Patty Tolan (Leslie Jones):

Abby Yates (Melissa McCarthy):

Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig):

Jillian Holtzmann (Kate McKinnon):

It is being speculated that Sony will release their first Ghostbusters trailer very soon. Can't wait to see our first glimpse!

Original source: io9

In other Ghostbusters news, the popular Ghostbusters drink Ecto-Coolercould may be making a comeback! Coca-Cola has re-registered the trademark for Ecto-Cooler, a Ghostbusters-themed Hi-C flavor drink, described as "the greatest non-alcoholic beverage on the planet". It was a citrus punch that had the perfect balance of tartness and sweetness, which was only elevated by its radioactive neon green hue. The flavor was sold until 2001—12 years after t…

Rocket Licensing Sees "Accelerated Growth" Of UK Licensees For New "Ghostbusters" Movie

Rocket Licensing has seen "accelerated growth" in the number of UK licensees signing for the eagerly awaited Ghostbusters property.

With just over eight months until the worldwide release of the rebooted Ghostbusters movie in July 2016, the licensing campaign for the film is picking up 'extraordinary momentum' that now sees 23 partners on board.

The latest companies to get on board with Ghostbusters include Centum Books for publishing; Brand Alliance for adult’s t-shirts and sweatshirts; BC International and Poetic Gem for adult nightwear, underwear and loungewear; Danilo for calendars, cards and gift wrap; Branded Distribtution for 3D lights; Hancocks and Kinnerton for confectionery; Finsbury Foods for celebration and seasonal cakes.

The new signings join a portfolio of partners that already covers the likes of plush, gifts, skateboards, toys from Mattel and dress up items from Rubie's.

Having first hit screens in 1984, Ghostbusters has built up a strong followi…

GakOid's Christmas Music Video Playlist - "Mr Blobby"

UK star Mr. Blobby from BBC TV's Noel's House Party stars in his very own music video, which became Christmas Number One in 1993, thankfully beating Take That! Even though it's frowned upon now, the song and music video is a lot better than most other Christmas No.1's since then, especially the rubbish from Pop Idol, The X Factor, etc!: