Tag Archives: 1980s

No Sleeves, No Problem

February 2, 2015

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With winter in full MF-in’ swing, and with the East Coast and Midwest getting buried under a foot of snow, I figured now was probably a good time to post a summer-related piece in hopes that it might give you something to look forward to and help melt away those February blues (or ‘whites’, seems […]

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Schwarz Watch: Revisiting the Totally Awesome “The Running Man”

January 28, 2015

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  I’ve seen The Running Man (not to be confused with Marathon Man, which itself is not to be confused with The Marrying Man) several times over last couple decades, almost invariably on some basic TV station, edited for noontime viewing; always in scattered, unorganized chunks. And I’ve never not liked it; if someone asked for […]

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Dr. Jose’s Favorite 80s T-shirts.

January 9, 2015

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I’m a t-shirt kinda guy. Always have been, probably always will be. Sure, I clean up nice on special occasions, but nothing beats a comfy tee – preferably with some sort of antiquated, obscure, or flat-out offensive message emblazoned upon it. Yep, I’m one of those types who likes a good ol’ vintage t-shirt. They look cool, and […]

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“Francis”, the name that defined the 80′s.

January 7, 2015

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There are a handful of names that come to mind when pressed for unforgettable 80′s film characters. Marty from Back to the Future. Daniel from Karate Kid. Perhaps Lewis and Gilbert from Revenge of the Nerds. Maybe Brand, Chunk, Data, or Mouth – all from The Goonies. And of course: Jason, Freddy, and Michael. But […]

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My Little Cenobite

June 8, 2010

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Via Toy Cutter.

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Voltron Returns?

June 8, 2010

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The condition of your Voltron remake has been downgraded from “pointless big-screen adaptation that will be called a cynical cash-in on Transformers” to “new toy line and Nicktoons cartoon series that most people over the age of 12 won’t even notice, except when they have the sudden realization that Voltron is now 25 fucking years […]

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Toy DeJour!

June 4, 2010

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Part of the Nerd City extended family is our good buddy Sam Wells. Sam is a collector of many fine toy lines and has a great review blog where he and his wife Liz review toys called ToyDeJour Head over and check out his Micronauts review!

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RIP Gary Coleman

May 28, 2010

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Hulk Hogan- still an idiot

May 28, 2010

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This photo cracks me up: It accompanies an awesome article from our friends at the Onion AV Club. This hilarious story of Hulk Hogan trying to sue Cocoa Pebbles for using his likeness shows that he might not realize that the Flintstones have done this with every celebrity for the last 50+ years.

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