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It's something I've avoided doing for years, but I finally pulled the trigger a couple of years ago and dipped my toes into the hobby of collecting lunchboxes.  There's an infinite variety of retro lunch boxes that appeal to ...
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Another snapshot from my converted slide archives.  This is a picture of my big brother, my mother, and myself at Disneyland in February of 1975.  If you can click on the picture, you'll be able to see the 1970s ticket prices...
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Back in 1995 during a family visit to California, my bride and I were able to take our five year old son to Disneyland for a day.  This was the year that Disneyland opened their Indiana Jones Adventure ride.  AT&T sponsored t...
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The Carl's Jr. Hostess Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich
I haven't been turning out food reviews regularly as of late, but by God.. Carl's Jr. has got me doing back-to-back reviews this week! A new summer delicacy has arrived at Carl's Jr., and it's the Hostess Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich. It's pretty much what...
I haven't been turning out food reviews regularly as of late, but by God.. Carl's Jr. has got me doing back-to-back reviews this week! A new summer delicacy has arrived at Carl's Jr., and it's the Hostess Ding Dong Ice Cream ...
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You can't get more EPIC than the Temptations on The Love Boat!
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Forgotten Folk's - Willie Tyler and Lester
I remember seeing Willie and Lester on television a lot when I was a kid.  Willie Tyler was and still is an incredibly skilled ventriloquist, and his comedy acts with his partner/dummy Lester were always funny.  I remember Willie and Lester popping up on va...
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One of my prized souvenirs from my 2013 trip to Disney World is my Disney themed beer stein that I found at the Germany Pavillion in the EPCOT World Showcase.  Check it out.. This Disney EPCOT themed stein features Mick...
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My first "content bearing" post to my new Disney Blog.  A short but sweet one.. but there will be more to come soon.
Below is a postcard that my childhood friend Mike sent to me in 1983, while vacationing with his grandparents in Florida.   Up to this point, I had only been to Disneyland as a kid.  This postcard featuring Spaceship Ear...
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The Carl's Jr. Most American Thickburger".. one of the most American food items I've ever eaten
I've been meaning to try the Carl's Jr. "Most American Thickburger" ever since
its arrival on the fast food scene recently.  Therefore, when Carl's Jr. reached out to
me with an offer to sample one in  exchange for my thoughts in the form
of a review, I ...
I've been meaning to try the Carl's Jr. "Most American Thickburger" ever since its arrival on the fast food scene recently.  Therefore, when Carl's Jr. reached out to me with an offer to sample one in  exchange for my thought...
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Forgotten folk - Robert Palmer
For many, Robert Palmer may not be forgotten, but a lot of kids from this generation have never heard of him.  For masses of music lovers such as myself in the 80's and 90's, Robert Palmer was the epitome of class and coolness.   As fashion in the 80's went...
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Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys
It's been exactly three years since I got back from a wonderful 11 mile bike ride, opened up my laptop, and learned that Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys had passed away.  This terrible news ruined my week, and had me bummed out on so many levels. I had hea...
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Enlightened 20th century retro Dad with an affinity for the recent past.  I'm a bonafide Sci-Fi, Tiki, Action Figure, Disney, Vintage Bike, Food, and Beer Geek.  I live in Northern Colorado, but have a love affair with the Florida gulf coast.
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RetroHound! Photos of Vintage 20th Century Collectibles and Memorabilia.
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Classic Movie Reviews, Pictures of Album Covers, Collectibles, and whatever strikes my fancy.

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The Nerd Store
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The Nerd Store is the entertainment destination for Greeley! Including a wide variety of events activities and products in games and comic b

Smart Compass
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Smart Compass is in the 3rd set of the Smart Tools collection.This compass is a tool to search bearings(azimuth) using the built-in magnetic

Go Retro!: Ms. Go Retro Answers All
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You know what's amazing? Go Retro has been live for 6 years now and averages around 1000 page views a day; that's nearly triple the amount i

Davelandblog: Storybook Land Restoration
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This image came from a batch of December 1982 slides and features the pink Cinderella Castle that towers over the Storybook Land attraction

The Retroist | Retro Blog and Podcast
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Behind The Scenes: Re-Animator (1985). Posted on October 1, 2011 by VicSage. As always, a huge thanks goes out to Quint over at Ain't It

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Drink review - Dr. Drip Coffee. Dr. Drip single serve coffee the verdict - excellent! From the second I saw the way cool retro looking packa

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N&M Cool provides dehumidifiers to residents of Sarasota and southwest Florida

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