Category Archives: nostalgia

Sad Dads

I like how you can almost see his junk, but not quite.

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Simon Says

I’m not even going to mention how long it’s been since I posted something here. Before people played Angry Birds and chased imaginary Pokemon, there was Simon Says. Here’s two commercials back to back for this obnoxious computerized toy, although … Continue reading

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Merry and Alice talk Cockle-Bread

The other day, Merry and I were chatting and she sent me a link cause we like to share philosophical ideas and shit.  And this link was from Cracked.com.  And we were INSPIRED.  Check it out right here.  In case … Continue reading

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Postmodern Jukebox

Yes, I am still here. Sorry it’s been so long since I posted any retro goodness. I stumbled upon a great band, Postmodern Jukebox. They take pop music, and puts a vintage spin on them. There are so many, I haven’t … Continue reading

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Pac-Man vs Lincoln Logs

I remember being about 8 or 9 the Christmas we got our Atari gaming system. I used to kick ass at Pac-Man. I was quite the gamer back in the day. My dad was annoyed with this new technology and … Continue reading

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Eggnog: A Family Tradition

We finally put our tree up and decorated a few days ago. While years back I would have been the one orchestrating the whole ordeal, this time my husband and daughter did most of the work. Back in the day, … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

The year was 1982. I was dressed as a gypsy, if I recall. It was a chilly night, a slight drizzle coming from the October sky, the streetlights shining onto the pavement and sidewalks. I had my pillowcase ready for … Continue reading

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