Retro ran an April Fools Joke with a retro look at what their site MIGHT look like back in 1996 – complete with the dial-up modem when you view a clip. Some of the flashing text and “Best Viewed in Netscape Navigator” are jokes that only web design geeks like myself would appreciate, but it did get me thinking. started in February of 1996 and has evolved quite a bit since then. Thanks to the Internet Archives and their “Way Back Machine” I’ve been able to bring us a look at in 1999. Check it out at: Be aware that not all links will work – and you may feel yourself being pulled into a time-travel wormhole.


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