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"Techmoan" asked: What is "The Lyte"? The "next big thing" in 1987, this "spinny music spectrum display," joins Matt's collection of audio-visual oddities. How does it work? What does it look like in action? Press PLAY to find out. Note: A similar "music spectrum display" was available via Radio Shack until 1994 for less than the original's $80 price.
On October 19, 1987, Rick Sebak interviewed Fred Rogers in his "composer's apartment," not far from the WQED studios where "Mister Rogers Neighborhood" was produced. There are a number of interesting tidbits of information about Fred Rogers' "life before television" that shaped how he interacted with people. To quote a TV ad, "It's time well spent." Dr. Todd Grande looks at the mental health and personality of Fred Rogers
And now for something completely different. I saw this game at computer stores in the 1990's and...passed on it. (I'd rather get smoked by Sariens as "Roger Wilco" than play a "40-year-old-balding-Lothario" trying to bed a buxom woman.) However, if you'd like to swim in this part of the gene pool, be my guest. (Double entendres, Sexism, and "dirty old man moves" are rampant in this Sierra Online digital world.) You have been warned! VGA point-and-click version.