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Movie Novelisation – The Goonies by James Kahn

Movie Novelisation – The Goonies by James Kahn

My plan to read one of my many movie novelisations every month hasn’t really gone very well. My last one was August, when I read The Blues Brothers, and it’s now November. Better late than never though right? Let me just say again that if…

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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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What movie house would I most like to buy?

What movie house would I most like to buy?

I’m one of those people, like a lot of us I’m sure, that likes to daydream about things, such as what I would like to get if I was rich. If money was no object and you could get whatever you want. Pretty unlikely I…

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Some of the best novels of the 80s

Some of the best novels of the 80s

It is no surprise that some books have cemented their reputation as iconic literary masterpieces. Throughout the 1980s, dozens of books were written and published globally. The crucial point is that only a few such books deserved their titles of being called the best novels…

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Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

Movie Novelisation – The Blues Brothers by Miami Mitch

My collection of movie novelisations is growing. I’ve got nearly sixty now. But I think I’ve only read two of them. That needs to change, so I’ve vowed to try to read one per month, amongst reading other books, while I increase my reading quota…

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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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