Re-Creating My Dad’s Long Lost 1986 Treadmill Mix Tape

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

When any of these songs come on I (consciously or otherwise) identify it as a trusty treadmill mix tape warhorse, a 3-minute fitness anthem from a long gone era.

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

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

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.

5 Things You Should Never Say to an Adult Toy Collector

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck
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Seriously, don’t even start.

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

by Newton Gimmick

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

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

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

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

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.

Who Wore It Best? 80s Cartoon Character Edition

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

It’s time to put the ol’ USF spin on Who Wore It Best? with an infusion of neon, nonsense and animation- it’s Who Wore It Best? 80s Cartoon Character Edition.

Where Are They Now? The Silverhawks (HUMOR)

by Howie Decker @HowardTheDeck

See which rental car company Quicksilver works for now (HINT: They’ll pick you up!).

The 25 Best TV Theme Songs of the 80s

by Brian Morin

Modern TV shows just don’t put the energy or time into really great theme songs anymore. To me, theme songs are as much a part of a show as the characters and the setting. In fact, when I think about a show from the past, one of the first things that come to my mind […]