Category Archives: 1990’s

In Living Color Homey D. Clown Plush Doll

Homey don’t play dat…but apparently, you can play with Homey! In the early 1990s, the sketch comedy show In Living Color was enormously popular. It was the first truly well-received sketch show alternative to “Saturday Night Live” in a long … Continue reading

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G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero Christmas Ornaments

I’ve been fortunate to grow up in an era in which character ornaments have been commonplace. Heck, in 2012, it’s a great time to be a child of the 1980s. In Hallmark stores alone, there’s a DeLorean Back to the … Continue reading

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I Know I Am a Child of the 80’s and 90’s… But I Totally Had a Monster-Nik Growing Up.

It feels like forever since I have written an article, and in honor of it being October I wanted to write about something Halloween-related.  In this case, I wanted to talk about one of my favorite Halloween toys as a … Continue reading

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Sonic the Hedgehog Spinjas

In preparing for this article, I’ve spent 28 years of my life being a giant nerd. I also looked through our website searching for the term “crossover collectible,” and since I haven’t seen it yet, now is as good a … Continue reading

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South American Bart Simpson

I can’t say that I’ve been a Simpsons fan since day one. The reason for that is because in order for that to be true, I would have had to have watched The Tracey Ullman Show on April 19, 1987, … Continue reading

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