Jason Gross @SockofFleagulls

Trick or Treating in the 80s – The 7 Worst Halloween Treats

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Charlie Brown’s “I got a rock” got me thinking: I did get some “tricks” back when I was trick-or-treating in the mid 80s. They might have been intended to be treats, but some of the stuff I received was downright nasty.

12 Feature Films that Flopped as Saturday Morning Cartoons

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By the late 80s/early 90s, it seemed like producers would spawn a cartoon even if there was a remote shot it could be a moneymaker with the kids. I’m sure they saw the success of shows like The Real Ghostbusters and Beetlejuice.

Here’s a list of 14 feature films that rocked the box office but flopped as Saturday morning cartoons.

Over-Analyzing Bon Jovi’s “Livin on a Prayer”

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Time now to ferociously and unnecessarily over-analyze the lyrics to another beloved popular song.

RING in the New Year: 7 Must-Have Novelty Phones from the 80s

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Back in the day, three basic items were needed to transform your bedroom from a kiddie’s playroom into a teenager’s palace: a stereo, a television, and a telephone. And though it was nice to dub mixtapes or play Tecmo Bowl at your discretion, the privacy of your own phone became the greatest amenity as you […]

How Isotoner Gloves and Dan Marino Secretly Ruined Christmas

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FACT: No kid has ever earmarked the glove page in the Sears Wishbook.

Visual Proof that 80s Toy Commercials are 1000% Better in German

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The kids in this ad were ready to invade Poland with a Wind Raider and an Attak Trak.

8 Essential Fonts for Children of the 80s

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Spawned from cartoons, TV shows, and movies that defined the ‘80s- all of these fonts are available online for free!

10 Crazy Things You Can Buy On Amazon For a Penny (Plus Shipping)

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Amazon has some pretty crazy items. Here are ten of them that are available for just one penny! Sadly, none of these qualified for the $25 free shipping option.

The 5 Creepiest Episodes of The Smurfs

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I decided I had to find an episode guide and if nothing else, see what insane criminal acts and torture happened in the name of children’s entertainment. What did I find? Smurfs making fun of the afterlife, becoming mutated beasts, and wearing drag. No joke.