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Top Ten WWF Wrestlers

Top Ten WWF Wrestlers

That’s right. WWF, not WWE. That’s what it was back in the day so that’s what we’re calling it for this list. This is such a subjective list as it is purely the wrestlers that I personally enjoyed watching during the 80s and 90s in…

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I’ll be live-tweeting the 1990 WWF Royal Rumble this Saturday night

I’ll be live-tweeting the 1990 WWF Royal Rumble this Saturday night

The Royal Rumble has always been my favourite WWF or WWE pay per view event. I just love the drama of not knowing who is going to be the next person to run into the ring. And to have that many superstars in the ring…

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This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

This Zoids leaflet reminds us just how awesome they really were

I recently got this Zoids leaflet off eBay. It’s French but the pictures are in English ;-). I love ephemera things like this. Small leaflets that are meant to be thrown away but which contain beautiful imagery of all the products in the range. There…

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Carnoisseur – very cool archive of 80s car catalogues

Carnoisseur – very cool archive of 80s car catalogues

I recently came across this awesome archive of a cool car catalogue. Carnoisseur is a car accessory retailer that started life in 1979, and published their first catalogue in 1981. They are still going strong, selling a range of performance and styling car accessories online…

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Top Ten Lamborghini Countachs

Top Ten Lamborghini Countachs

This is a top ten list that I had a lot of fun compiling. The Lamborghini Countach is a car that, like many other children in the 80s, I absolutely fell in love with. Even though it was first made in the 1970s it is…

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This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

This Matchbox catalogue from 1984 cost 5p and is filled with absolute awesome

When I got this Matchbox catalogue off eBay, I just kept turning the pages and my “wow”s just kept getting louder. So many awesome products in this one little catalogue. And it only cost 5p back in the day! Feast your eyes on what is…

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The Retromash Book List

The Retromash Book List

I’m a big fan of art books and coffee table books and I’m a sucker for just buying any kind of retro books off Amazon. The list below is the current bibliography gracing the shelves of Retromash HQ. Some are recent Amazon acquisitions, some are…

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Futuristic movie CHAPPiE has a plethora of 80s references

Futuristic movie CHAPPiE has a plethora of 80s references

The latest trailer for CHAPPiE was released a few days ago and it looks pretty awesome. It’s the latest work from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. The film, starring Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver and Dev Patel, is set in the near future, where an intelligent…

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David Hasselhoff as Captain Hook in panto in Southend

David Hasselhoff as Captain Hook in panto in Southend

Yesterday I was pretty excited to take our kids to go see David Hasselhoff playing Captain Hook in the Peter Pan pantomime at my local theatre. But, let’s just backtrack for a minute for my American friends… Just what exactly is a pantomime? A pantomime…

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What arcade games would you actually want to own?

What arcade games would you actually want to own?

I’ve already posted this week about starting to build my own home arcade machine, and then I also posted about my Top Ten Arcade Games. But to round up my flurry of arcade posts this week I wanted to write one which was almost a…

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