Toronto Mike

I Used to Dream in Tetris


YouTube user Retrontario frequently uploads fantastic retro-Toronto-centric gems.  These clips never fail to bring back a ton of memories for me, so I feature them from time to time.

In the late 80s, Tetris was huge.  I had it for the Nintendo Game Boy and played it often.  I actually started dreaming in Tetris.  I'd have dreams in which I lived in a Tetris world and had to move and rotate the shapes form Tetris to form horizontal lines.

My dreams weren't unlike this ad from 1989.

The first shot in that ad features the World Trade Center.  Then you realize...

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