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What Do you want for Christmas? (Vintage Toy Commercials)

Posted on 18. Dec, 2019 by .

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Well, Christmas will be here before you know it. Santa will be coming down the chimney to bring you all the toys that you put on your list IF you were good this year. And, since I had a bunch of toy commercials ripped and ready to go, I figured I’d make this article Christmas-themed. […]

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Friday the 13th in Umbros

Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 by .

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The year was 1992. I loved playing with the family camcorder to make films with my old toys. Skeletor & He-Man starred in a bunch of videos. Halloween was my favorite time of year. I would put on a mask and make my own little “Fan Film”. I don’t think I actually ever watched a […]

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Vintage Video Game Commercials

Posted on 06. Aug, 2019 by .

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I was looking for commercials though my boxes of VHS tapes. In doing so, I started to notice I had a lot of video game commercials. Some commercials are actually for video games. Other commercials look like a video game or based on a video game. So, here’s a small collection of some “Video Game” […]

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The Shamrock Shake – March McMadness

Posted on 17. Mar, 2019 by .

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As far back as I can remember, McDonald’s has been serving the Shamrock Shake during March. It’s obviously a nod to St. Patrick’s Day. I look forward to it every year. It’s basically a green vanilla shake with a hint of mint. The picture above is from 2008. McDonald’s introduced the McCafe beverages in their […]

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The Menu Song – March McMadness

Posted on 07. Mar, 2019 by .

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The year was 1988. Our Sunday St. Louis Post Dispatch Newspaper arrived. Normally, I’d check out the funnies and look at the toy sections of the ads for things that I wanted. This morning was different. There was a cardboard record attached to a McDonalds promo Ad. A Free Record? This was unheard of! In […]

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80’s McDonalds Commercials – March McMadness

Posted on 04. Mar, 2019 by .

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I’ve talked about McDonaldland before. In the 70s, McDonald’s used a fictional place called McDonaldland in their tv commercials. It was where all the characters like Ronald, Grimace, Hamburglar, etc. lived. In the 80s they redesigned the some of characters and kept Ronald in the real world instead of the trippy McDonaldland. Back in the […]

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March McMadness – Coming Soon

Posted on 21. Feb, 2019 by .

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I’ve been running this website since 2005. I’ve been trying to post at least one new article a month. In March 2019, I’ll be posting a little more often. I’ll be posting all McDonald’s themed articles. There’ll be everything from Happy Meal Toys, Food items, Commercials, promotions and more. I’m calling it March McMadness! And […]

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Jerry’s Bookshelf

Posted on 08. Jan, 2019 by .

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For those that know me, I quote a lot of TV. I mean A LOT! Most of the time people don’t even know I’m quoting something and it goes right over their heads. They think that I may actually be clever. Well, that’s not always the case because 90% of the time I’m quoting something […]

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Christmas 1988

Posted on 17. Dec, 2018 by .

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I just recently found a video of my family opening presents on Christmas morning in 1988. Today, I’m going to compare the presents I got to what my brother received. Back in 1988, I had a Commodore 64. Most of my friends had the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Well, my Mom would never get me […]

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Black Friday Commercials from 1982

Posted on 09. Nov, 2018 by .

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I know it’s pretty cliche for me to do a post on commercials. I’ve done it before and several other sites have as well. But, sometimes you find an old VHS tape recorded back in 1982. It was a Thanksgiving airing of Mary Poppins, chock full of Christmas ads. It’s funny how back in 1982 […]

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