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My immersive Star Wars Secret Cinema experience

My immersive Star Wars Secret Cinema experience

I can now finally upload this blog post about the Star Wars Secret Cinema because it is no longer secret. After 5 months of non stop shows it’s now done and the unofficial blogging embargo has been lifted. I’m writing this right after the event…

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What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

What I Would Want in my Retro Man Crate

I was recently asked by Man Crates to write a post about what I would want in my retro man crate. They’ve got some pretty cool gift ideas on their site and a retro one obviously caught my imagination. So here goes with my Top…

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Retromash is 1 year old + Competition!

Retromash is 1 year old + Competition!

Oh how time files. Seems like only yesterday that I pressed the big red button to make Retromash.com live. It was a year ago today. I’m pretty pleased with how the first year has gone. We’ve been on Buzzfeed, been in two national UK newspapers…

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You have to check out these Awesome 80s Bedrooms posts by Shawn Robare

You have to check out these Awesome 80s Bedrooms posts by Shawn Robare

A lot of you may already be aware of these awesome posts, but a new one was posted yesterday so I thought I would just write a quick piece about how great they are in case you hadn’t seen them. Shawn Robare is becoming a…

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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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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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Celebrate December with the Retromash Advent Calendar

Celebrate December with the Retromash Advent Calendar

I was wondering what I could do around Christmas on the blog that was a bit special, so I decided to make a Retromash Advent Calendar. Each day you will get an absolute gem straight from the pages of the Argos Catalogues. Something that you…

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Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

Glen A. Larson – A Tribute

I was very sad to hear a few hours ago that Glen A. Larson, the legendary TV producer, had passed away due to esophageal cancer aged 77. Some people are just synonymous with a genre, and when you think of quality 70s and 80s TV…

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Cartoon artwork that I would love to own

Cartoon artwork that I would love to own

I recently fulfilled a childhood ambition by getting my hands on some original artwork from He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. James Eatock, creator extraordinaire of the incredible cereal:geek magazine was selling off some of his humongous collection of He-Man animation cels and storyboard…

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Watch all the Honda Happy Holiday ads with Skeletor, Jem and more!

Watch all the Honda Happy Holiday ads with Skeletor, Jem and more!

I’ve just seen these awesome new Honda ads which launched on Nov 10th. Personally I really like how companies are latching onto the whole retro nostalgia wave to spice up their advertising. Things like the Radio Shack Superbowl Commercial from earlier in the year. These…

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