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The Goonies storybook

Name: The Goonies storybook Publisher: Corgi Year: 1985 Country of origin: USA Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: Goonies, storybooks Notes: Storybooks were a great way for children to relive a movie when they couldn’t see it on-demand or on streaming services like you can today….

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Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

Old Spectrum Mags – Your Spectrum Issue 18 – September 1985

My look at old ZX Spectrum 8-bit computer magazines continues. This time we’re looking at the next issue of Your Spectrum, Issue 18 from September 1985. All images are taken from the ever-awesome Internet Archive. Here is the full magazine if you want to take…

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How Nostalgia Media Came to Rule the World

How Nostalgia Media Came to Rule the World

[Banner image source: Pixabay]. There used to be a belief in advertising that when kids grow up and start earning money, their taste fundamentally shifts. Rather than enjoying the games, television and film of their youth, they would now appreciate an entirely different set of…

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Carded toys from the 80s that I would buy if I won the lottery

Carded toys from the 80s that I would buy if I won the lottery

As mentioned in a previous post, I’m forever daydreaming about what I would splash my cash on if I had a financial windfall. It’s just one of my hobbies I guess, making lists of rare or expensive things I would like to deck out my…

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Top Ten UK Chat Show Moments

Top Ten UK Chat Show Moments

One of my main rabbit holes on the internet that I find myself falling down, more times than I really should, is watching old interviews on late night US chat shows. There are so many great interviews on Letterman, Leno and Carson’s shows in particular….

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What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

What prop from a Spielberg movie would you want?

One of my favourite podcasts is Nerd Lunch. I’ve listened to it for over 6 years. It’s a part of my regular routine. CT, Pax and Jeeg talk about things nerdy, lunchy and everything in between. I’ve blogged about the Nerd Lunch podcast before. I…

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My thoughts on Stranger Things 2

My thoughts on Stranger Things 2

I loved the first season of Stranger Things and I was getting slightly nervous about the second season before I watched it. Part of the reason was down to the marketing. The first season was a real word of mouth hit. I wasn’t aware of…

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Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

Why I Love Collecting TV and Movie Books from the 80s

I recently discovered Invaluable.com, which is a great site for browsing items to add to your own retro collectibles and memorabilia, and it made me want to write a piece about some of my collections. My retro collection is pretty eclectic, I have to say….

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Jamie Benning

Jamie Benning

Interviewed on 29th May 2015 Up until now my interviews have been with 80 yr old men who were famous for wearing white suits. Jamie Benning is not 80 yrs old and I’m not sure what colour suits he prefers. Jamie is not a star…

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Top Ten Movie Posters

Top Ten Movie Posters

Movie posters can be simple, descriptive representations of the contents of the movie, or other times they can be works of art. I used to have several of the movie posters below on my bedroom wall and I used to also collect those postcard sized…

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