The 80s – A Daily Tribute to the Greatest Decade of Them All

Ten 80s Cartoon Characters Who Are Impossible to Christmas Shop For

Some 80s cartoon characters are easy to shop for at Christmas time. Skeletor? A reservation for one at Castle Grayskull’s throne room. Others, not so much.

10 Things to Think About the Next Time You Watch National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Thanksgiving has come and gone (at last) and we are now free to shamelessly celebrate the greatest time of year once again.

17 Things You Might Not Know About the WPIX ‘Yule Log’

I decided to go a little deeper this year on Yule Log yore. Here are 17 things you might not know about the WPIX Yule Log (and some imitators).

Best 1980s Casino Movies

Back in the 80s land-based casinos were starting to get famous, and many movie directors immediately tried to catch the exciting atmosphere in action.

14 Garbage Pail Kids We Totally Didn’t Understand as Kids

While the art and theme of Garbage Pail Kids were clearly geared toward children, the specific message of some GPKs was simply over our heads.

For Those About to Rock: 15 Workout Outfits that Symbolized the 80s

Ah the 80s, when physical fitness first came into the forefront of the American conscious. It was in that glorious decade that the bombardment of various late-night infomercials with zany products designed to make you slim and trim truly hit its highest.

The 10 Most Ill-Prepared G.I. Joe Characters

Inspired by this 1987 G.I. Joe art, it occurred to me just how many G.I. Joe and Cobra characters were woefully ill-prepared for the rigors of battle.

The 10 Least Necessary Times Prince Adam Turned into He-Man

Whatever trouble came Prince Adam’s way, we knew every episode he’d pull out that Power Sword, utter those awkward-in-retrospect words, and turn into He-Man.

My Kid is Super Talented, But He’s TERRIBLE at This

He’s really good at SO much, but astonishingly bad at this.