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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 7 Most Unnecessarily Jacked 80s Cartoon Villains

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Some 80s cartoon villains like Shredder got into weekly physical altercations with their enemies. Some others had absolutely no business being in such peak physical shape.

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

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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

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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’

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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).

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

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