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1980's

Calamity Board Game

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Gosh, this looks like a really not boring, laugh-a-minute game. And perfect for these economic times!

Stick to your kitty cats, Andy!

More pix and info here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Sep 19, 2012 | Comments (9)
Category: Celebrities, Games, Insurance, 1980's

Reign of Terror









Can you prove these are four different songs? Present your thesis and proof in 10,000 words or less in the comments section.

Also, nominate one version to be played at your wedding.

Three Weird Games







More instances on his YouTube channel.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Jul 27, 2012 | Comments (4)
Category: Stereotypes and Cliches, Toys, 1960's, 1970's, 1980's

It’s Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown



Flashdancing and squaredancing?!? Most swiftly outmoded Charlie Brown special ever!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Jul 18, 2012 | Comments (3)
Category: Fads, Cartoons, Dogs, 1980's, Dance

The Sharp Memowriter

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[From Playboy for December 1981. Click to enlarge.]



Hey, maybe we could attach a little printer to every iPhone?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Jul 14, 2012 | Comments (6)
Category: Computers, 1980's

The Wellingborough Carnival

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The town of Wellingborough, UK, has been holding a carnival for over 100 years. The old affairs certainly featured things that look weird to us today. Here's a photo album to peruse.

And the Wellingborough Carnival home page reveals this year's affair is on July 7th! Plenty of time to make your plans to attend!

Over The Top





Best--if only--movie about arm-wrestling ever? Watch the trailer, then the whole thing, then decide.

Or save a painful 90 minutes by reading this review.


Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Jun 16, 2012 | Comments (2)
Category: Family, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Movies, Wrestling, 1980's

I Like to Stay Home



More about Moore here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Oct 27, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Eccentrics, Music, Avant Garde, 1980's
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