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Michael Lewandowski
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Ertl 3 3/4" Smokey and the Bandit Figure EAST BOUND AND DOWN !!!!!!
There are some figures I regret never having as a kid, this is one of them. This one I'll admit escaped me until recently. Trolling through eBay, I came across this figure ..... a Die Cast 3 3/4" Bandit figure ! Back in  1982, ERTL produced a figure based o...

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The Tamiya RC Grasshopper Model Premium is Fantastic !!
Back in the late 80's, RC cars were the BOMB !! Various car kits were available at all the hobby shops, RC Car Action was first published in 1988 and race tracks, both indoor and outdoor, were popping up all over to fill the need to race these 1/10th scale ...

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Ain't No Party Like a Pokemon Party !!!
My son turned 7 last weekend and we had a Pokemon themed party !! His obsession for the last year has been Pokemon and it translated well into the party theme. There were Pokemon decorations galore including homemade Pokeball plates !! Pokemon themed napkin...

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I Shall Return !!!
For those of you that may be wondering why the posts have stopped ..... My work schedule along with the Spring semester completely stifled my free time, along with the fact that my collection is still in boxes from moving to our new house. I do miss the dia...

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In 1982: GI Joe Steeler was Straight and Armed with a Suprise !!
In 1982; Hasbro rolled out the GI Joe line to a generation craving the next great 3 3/4 toy line that would supplant Star Wars as the top of the line. GI Joe went on to become one of the greatest toy lines ever created and even with a few "bumps" in the roa...

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David Brockie AKA Oderus Urungus of GWAR Dead at 50 R.I.P.
Saddened to hear the news of David Brockie's passing today. Brockie, who personified Oderus Urungus of the all time great band GWAR, was an extremely creative mind and always a delight to listen to in interviews. GWAR has remained one of my all time favorit...

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In Honor of the Sochi Olympics: C64 Winter Games and Nikolai Volkoff !!
In honor of today's opening ceremonies in Sochi, Russia; I offer you two of my all time favorite memories:     First: The Commodore 64 Winter Games !!   This game is one of my childhood favorites and is the reason why I know some of the National Anthems of ...

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A Vintage Star Wars Inflatable Lightsaber or Expensive Flashlight ?
WAAAAYYYY back in the day, Kenner's Star Wars line of toys was an all encompassing imagination bonanza. The first line of figures and toys came through in 1978 and what kid didn't want a LIGHTSABER !!!   Kenner's offerings that year gave us this:   The Star...

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Its Wrasslin Wednesday with Classic Piper's Pit Footage - The Coconut Incident !
Its Wrasslin Wednesday !! While there has been a Blizzard up here in the Buffalo area, I've been warming my thoughts with classic WWF footage.   This is an absolute gem !!   A classic episode of Piper's Pit with Roddy attacking Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka. This ...

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