Tag Archive: 1980s
We had our first guest on Hours in the Attic, and he brought along something insanely cool: his massive, ridiculous Garbage Pail Kids collection! This is our longest episode to date, and it’s easy to see why. There’s a lot of stuff to dig into! Check it out:
If you’ve seen the ridiculous Youtube videos I’ve been doing with Tig from Nerd Out With Me, I’m sorry. It’s not my fault. And yet I’m going to go ahead and assault your senses once more – but thankfully, you won’t have to SEE me this time. Along with Tig, I was recently a guest on the Geek*E Podcast. We talked about Thomas the Tank Engine, Lite-Bright, why Red Dawn is a sequel to Dirty Dancing, and Strawberry Shortcake (the character, not the food). Plus favorite ’80s movies and TV shows you want to show to other people, ’80s toys I want to buy, and Big Trouble in Little China. So check it out. Click and listen: Geek*E: Geek Nostalgia
Part of the fun of doing Hours in the Attic with Nerd Out With Me‘s Tig Carson is that you get to play with the goofy old shit you played with as a kid. And part of that fun is realizing just how damn lame that stuff really was. The Speak & Spell, for instance: Why was this a thing? I have no idea, as is clear from our all-too-brief video on the topic. Poor Tig. I’m sure he thought we were going to squeeze a lot more out of it than that, too. On the other hand, we had a lot more fun scratching 30-year-old scratch n’ sniff stickers and being reminded of grandpa smells. For real: Smelling old stickers. This is my life….