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Retro Review: The Garbage Pail Kids Movie

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The 1980’s saw a whole slew of charming films intended for younger viewers. Movies like; the Goonies, Flight of the Navigator, Gremlins and the Monster Squad still hold a place in the hearts… Continue reading

10 Toys That Prove the 1980s Were Insane

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The late ’80s were…an odd time. Few things were as odd as the toys from this era. With seemingly random franchises like TMNT, He-Man, Transformers and Garbage Pail Kids capturing the imagination of kids, toy… Continue reading

Looking Back on the TMNT Action Figures Pt. 3: We’re in a Scary Place

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So this is the final instalment of this little series, created from a spark of nostalgia that turned into madness. We’ve seen some insane things previously. The theory here is that the poor… Continue reading

Looking Back On the TMNT Action Figures Part 2: Further into Madness

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We’ve already looked at the first couple of years worth of TMNT toys that were released in the late 1980s, and how the designers had clearly lost their minds trying to meet demand… Continue reading

Looking Back At TMNT Action Figures: A Descent into Madness

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When I was in year 4 in the Australian schooling system the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series premiered. Within a few months it was a fully fledged cultural juggernaut. VHS tapes were crowded… Continue reading

My favorite Robin William’s movies (a remembrance)

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It’s such a surreal thing, truth be told I didn’t consider myself a big Robin Williams fan but after hearing of his passing I could only visualize the huge impact he made on… Continue reading

Casting Call: ‘Monster High’

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They recently announced that the hugely popular Monster High doll line and animated web-series will be getting a live-action version. I am pretty much entirely opposed to this idea but of course as… Continue reading

Top 10 Stupidest ‘Star Wars’ Merchandise

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Tiny Tower is a popular app game available for iOS where players manage and build a residential and business tower. The mechanics of the games are designed to get the addicted and invite… Continue reading

‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and the Gender Marketed Merchandise

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As we’ve already mentioned Funk Jr. is putting in a viewing of Wreck It Ralph daily, and we really don’t mind. With the little dudes birthday coming up I thought some toys based from the… Continue reading