Tag - retro gold

The Merry Marvel Marching Society: Where...

Man, this brings back memories of when Marvel Comics were worth every penny you paid for them: about twelve cents. Hey, wait…brand new Marvel Comics these days are worth about twelve cents too! What a coinkydink. Direct link for the...

Jack Black vs. Sinkholes and Scorpions

Talk about a blast from the past. I wonder if, while they were shooting the bigass bug frenzy in King Kong, he had a flashback to playing a much simpler version of that encounter in this game? Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via...

Disneyland’s Giant Squid Exhibit =...

We dig the giant squid (squidus ginormiholycrapus). It’s not a secret. So we think Boing Boing scored when they posted this link to pics from the grand opening of Disneyland. Follow the link to see the full coolness: not only do you...

Monster Toys, Monster Toys, Monster Toys!

Neatorama points us to a gallery of…yes, you guessed it: monster toys. From the Aurora models of the 1960s to the more recent McFarlane’s Movie Maniacs, this is pretty thorough. There’s even stuff I’ve never known...

Beatles: I Am The Walrus

The Beatles’ I Am the Walrus: Sit You...

A bit of headtrip from The Beatles taken from Magical Mystery Tour. I just feel so badly for them that they’re having to wear old couch fabric. Direct link for the feedreaders. Found via VideoSift.

Buck Rogers Toy Castings Ad: Fascinating...

Modern Mechanix has posted a scan of a great full-page ad from 1936 where you can make your own toy castings and then turn around and sell them. “You can MAKE MONEY with these popular toys,” the ad promises. I see in the...

Festival 75

Pythons on Festival ’75

The year was 1975…A.D. Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Graham Chapman found themselves appearing live on a public television pledge show (“Festival ’75!!!!”–try and get the theme music out of your...

“An MP3? Why That’s 21 Boxes of...

There’s something (useless) you should know about me. I haven’t been around as a whole lot of folks, but I did train on a memory typewriter. And a Displaywriter, a magnificent $14K word processor. And just to keep some...

Tron (1982) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Soundtrack: Written by: Steven Lisberger, based on a story by Lisberger & Bonnie MacBird Directed by: Steven Lisberger Starring: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan, Barnard Hughes Features: “The...