Tag Archives: retro

Dr. Jose’s Vile Valentine’s Day Cards

February 10, 2015

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Aloha you lovestruck lunatics! I whipped up some Valentine’s Day cards that are guaranteed to get you smooched (or slapped) on the impending holiday. Print ‘em, trade ‘em, burn ‘em. Collect all 8! (Void where prohibited. Some assembly required. Batteries not included. Contents may settle during shipment.)

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Nerd City @ Power-Con!

September 16, 2013

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This weekend saw the hosting of the third annual Power-Con, la fete des He-Man, Thundercats and TMNT (recently added to the roster) held every year in sunny Torrance, CA. Although admittedly I (Max) know jack and shit about the ‘Masters of the Universe’ toy stuff (that’s Ben‘s dept.) and cosplay basically creeps me the fuck […]

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Retro Video Game Characters: Where Are They Now?

May 7, 2012

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Video games have been producing some mega-stars through the last few decades, but for each Mario and Link, there are just many characters that get swept under the rug. We decided to track down some of our old favorites to catch up on where they’re at and what’s happened to them over the years. Here are the exclusive […]

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“Invading the Vintage” with Franco Brambilla

March 6, 2009

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Franco Brambilla is an Italian artist who combines stylish vintage photographs with science fiction imagery.  What really impresses me about his work is how naturally aliens, robots, and spaceships look in what Franco describes as “grandpa postcards”. Please check out Franco Brambilla’s web site here. Also worth checking out is Brambilla’s flickr, which is here.

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Vintage Sears Christmas Catalog Scans

December 22, 2008

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Remember when the coolest part of waiting for Christmas was flipping through the Christmas catalog? Wishbookweb.com has scans of the pages from most of the Sears Wishbooks from 1940-1988. So, you can go there and drool over the toy sections of the Wishbooks of your youth all over again. However, the other sections of the […]

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