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This Shrinky Dinks Kooky Comics set was one of my holy grails that I thought I would never get my hands on

This Shrinky Dinks Kooky Comics set was one of my holy grails that I thought I would never get my hands on

Sometimes there are items that you remember from your youth that you think you will never get your hands on again. Perhaps it is very rare or very obscure or just not very common and you can’t quite remember what it’s called. I quite often…

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Commando comics

Name: Commando comics Publisher: D.C. Thomson & Co. Year: 1961 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Notes: I always liked the format of these comics. Nice pocket size and always very well bound. Very tactile. And great war stories and ‘ripping yarns’. A…

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Books, Comics, Mags

Books, Comics, Mags

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My Tribute To The Nerd Lunch Podcast

My Tribute To The Nerd Lunch Podcast

I’ve had a constant companion on my commute into London for the past 8 or so years. Three companions in fact. Well actually a whole army of companions. But, let me back up. It’s always sad when something has to end. The Nerd Lunch podcast…

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The Best Retro Mobile Apps

The Best Retro Mobile Apps

Where would we be without our trusty smartphones, eh? These little devices that we carry about everywhere with us have begun to rule our lives and offer us every little service that we could possibly want. There are apps to do everything you could possibly…

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5 Iconic Roles in Hollywood Movies

5 Iconic Roles in Hollywood Movies

You leave the movie theatre walking like him, talking like him, and wanting to be him. Save the world. Get the girl. We all have had this experience—encountering a movie character so heroic and stylish that you want to emulate their every move. As Hollywood…

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Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

Top Ten Nostalgia Songs

I obviously quite like nostalgia. I run an 80s nostalgia website after all. I love when I get that warm, fuzzy feeling of nostalgia whenever something triggers a memory from my childhood. They say music and smells are the biggest triggers of memory. I will…

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WWF sticker album

Name: WWF sticker album Publisher: Merlin Year: 1990 Country of origin: UK Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: stickers Notes: This is one of the best sticker albums I own. And it’s not a Panini one. It’s a Merlin publication. But the photographs in this one,…

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Care Bears sticker album

Name: Care Bears sticker album Publisher: Panini Year: 1985 Country of origin: USA Category: Books, Comics, Mags Tags: Panini, stickers Notes: There are so many good Panini sticker albums from back in the day, and this Care Bears one is no different. I didn’t personally…

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All the Nightmare on Elm Street movies – ranked

All the Nightmare on Elm Street movies – ranked

Happy Halloween everybody. In the spirit of the holiday I wanted to have something horror related on the site this year. To be totally honest, I’ve never really been into horror that much when I was younger, so I actually haven’t seen a lot of…

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