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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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Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Movies That Changed the Film Industry

Film has been around for over one hundred and forty years. It began with the first movie ever made in 1988 – albeit one that lasted about 2 seconds – and the first feature-length film in 1906. Of course, cinema has changed dramatically since then….

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Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

Five 80s Icons We Would Like Rebooted Properly in the 2020s

If you haven’t heard yet, it’s the season of the reboot or the reawakening, with classic franchise Lethal Weapon likely to get a new sequel. Anything that was once popular is likely fodder for the 2020 remodelling or rebirthing. Movies, TV shows and video games…

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Rare Items From the 80s That Are Valuable Today

Rare Items From the 80s That Are Valuable Today

When people think of the 80s, what usually comes to mind is the extreme fashion sense back in the day, which includes big hair and bright and bold colors. It is also the time when many people say new wave and punk rock really became…

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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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