A bedroom in a galaxy far, far away

I simply can’t look at Star Wars bedspreads and not be happy, it’s Pavlovian.  Unless said bedspread has Ewoks on it, of course, then I fly into a murderous rage for days shouting “CLEANING WOMAN!” the whole time at the top of my lungs. I should probably speak to somebody about that. Check out our […]

Empire Bedding

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 […]

Mom’s strike back

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.

Le Star War

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!

Space-Age Spaceware

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 […]

Mexican Star Wars

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 […]

The Force Beam

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. […]

Christmas Wishlist 1981

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 […]

Pod Stallions 58: The Star Wars Holiday Special

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 […]