It’s sadly looking like the end for Toys R Us in the United States, so let’s go and focus on when it was a growing company that made for an amazing experience. This Flyer from 1980 is so jam-packed with late 1970s pop culture that every page seems to have some Incredible Hulk or Wonder Woman […]
For a second I wondered if anybody collects the multitude of different Star Wars themed bedsheets that have come out but of course, someone does. My biggest question is how to display it, do you have a room full of beds? Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of […]
I’d like to go back in time and change my mum’s subscription from “Canadian Living” to “Woman’s Day”, it seems like the “Cool mom” magazine. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.
While I’ll freely admit that modern Brian is totally “Star Wars’d Out”, whenever I see those original 12, I’m totally 7 years old again and I hope that never changes. Happy Friday!
I’m loving this article from a 1979 issue of Starlog highlighting some of the cooler space age toys coming out that year. The only bummer to this is that two foot Galactica never made it to market but seriously should have…. Like our Facebook Page Check out our Instagram Get the expanded digital edition of […]
I love this (Knock off, judging by the misspelling of the film’s title) piece from Mexico, so much so that I put it in my book Rack Toys. Funny thing is, I have no idea what it’s for, I assume it’s for an action figure but I have no clue. L’il help SW fans? Like […]
I remember watching an informercial in the 80s that interviewed the creator of the “Force Beam”. He claimed he invented it while walking around a department store and it was just a golf tube stuck on a flashlight. I’m sure George Lucas had steam coming out his ears when he saw kids playing with these. […]
This past summer, my family sold the home that belonged to my grandparents, a place I spent some very happy Christmases in. I even wrote a blog post about it back in the fall. While it was obviously a sad time, it also had it’s bright spots. One of them was discovering the woman kept […]
We’re back with a look at a much maligned (and let’s face it, it’s not great) chunk of our childhood, the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special. Look, we’re not going to take such low hanging fruit, the truth is, it’s not any worse than most of what was called “entertainment” in 1978. In fact, it’s […]
If you’re out Black Friday shopping today can you swing by Venture and get me a couple dozen action figures? I’ll double your money, promise!
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