Double Dare

Posted on 13. Jun, 2018 by .


Back in 1986, a new game show came to Nickelodeon called “Double Dare” It was one of the first game shows that was geared towards kids, and kids would compete. It was normal enough asking trivia questions to win money. But, the big draw was the physical challenges and the Obstacle course. Marc Summers was […]

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More 80s food commercials, volume 3779

Posted on 07. Jun, 2018 by .


Looking through 100s of VHS tapes takes time. One thing I’ve noticed when searching through a VHS from 1982 is there sure were a lot of drug commericals. There were commercials for Anacin 3, Bayer Aspirin, Tylenol, Dristan, etc. etc. I find most of those commercials boring and similar. But, in between all those ads, […]

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Rail Blazer – Roller Coaster from 1984

Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 by .


Back in 1984, Six Flags St. Louis (or Six Flags Over Mid-America as it was called at the time) opened a brand new roller coaster. This wasn’t an ordinary coaster. This was one of the first of it’s kind. In fact, there were only 3 stand up coasters in the USA. Two of the coasters […]

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Dum-Dums – Holiday Pops

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by .


This post sucks. Get it? Yeah, 9 different flavors of dum-dum suckers just in time for Christmas. I don’t know if this is new this year or just a common thing. But, it looked like a great time to write a new post. So, lets look at the flavors we have: Merry Cherry, Sugar Plum, […]

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Kmart’s Merry Halloween-mas display

Posted on 20. Sep, 2017 by .


I love Halloween. I’ll be the first one to say that I’m ready to decorate right after Labor Day. Some would say it’s too early, but not for me. If you go into a store in early September, they’ll be clearing out the pencils and books for Skeletons, Pumpkins, and candy. Our story starts with […]

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