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5 Awesome Things on eBay this week

EBAY LINK Peter Panda Child World Mascot Costume I didn’t grow up with Child World but I think this thing is incredible and it’s the ultimate keepsake if you were a fan of the store. It even has the original paperwork! EBAY LINK Krull Cyclops Costume Even though I’m not the biggest fan of the […]

5 Awesome Things on eBay this Week

Dr Shrinker Halloween Costume– I really want this, nobody bid on this k? Also remind me when it’s about to end?     Knock Off Water Pistol– Not only am I getting ROM Spaceknight vibes off the guy on the header card but that’s a recycled AHI Hulk watergun, this thing is full of easter […]

Small Wonder Indeed

This morning I discovered that there is a chance that a handful of children went out for Halloween as V.I.C.I from Small Wonder, which is also known as TV’s most laughless sitcom. Picture the Scenario: Adult: “Oh, who are you supposed to be?” Child: “The Homunculus from TV’s lowest point, trick or treat!” We should […]

My Fantasy Island Collection

Inspired by the new movie “My Dinner with HervĂ©” (Dinklage is pretty amazing in it BTW) I thought it would be fun to showcase the nick nacks (pun intended) that I’ve collected from the TV series “Fantasy Island“. Growing up I rarely missed the show on Saturday nights, it’s mix of fantasy, comedy and horror […]

Shark! by Ben Cooper

When Jaws hit pop culture like a runaway train, licensors lined up to cash in. The only problem? Any toy company can make a shark toy and boy howdy did they. This particular one by Ben Cooper just goes above and beyond by including a victim, a scared victim! Man, I know that face, I […]

Vintage Halloween Pics Round up

At the beginning of October I put out the call for your vintage Halloween costume photos and brother, did you respond with your wood paneled goodness like this photo from Jason above. To be honest, putting them all together became a daunting task, however, that’s a good problem to have. An incredible vintage costume explosion […]

Da Grail! Da Grail!

I managed to track down a major Halloween costume grail this past weekend and while it’s certainly not the most expensive or most desired suit on my want list, it sure is a personal  favourite. More on this after the jump! This past weekend I attended the Chicago Toy show (full photo albums can be […]

A Halloween Force

Star Wars pretty much dominated my Halloween experiences from ’78 to ’82, I can’t be alone on this. Vader, Storm Trooper, Boba Fett and Yoda were my choices as a kid.