Monthly Archives: February 2005

Mini Movie Reviews.

Another Miniature Movie Review: Finally caught the third Harry Potter flick.  Though all three were amaaazing movies that have probably shaped more childhoods that they’re given credit for (Let’s face it, not everyone reads books.), I still think the second … Continue reading

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Charmies!!!!

If you’re around my age and a girl, you probably collected tons of small, plastic charms throughout childhood. Usually clipped onto and worn on pastel chain-link necklaces, the charms covered everything from tiny whistles to soda bottles, little cars, boats, … Continue reading

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Shorty Open Water Review — SHARK.

I finally caught Open Water the other night, which was more or less inevitable because I must see every shark-related movie created or I’ll get really sick and die. I don’t want to come down too hard on it, for … Continue reading

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Gremlins Commercials?

X-E reader “Darren” wrote in with a copy/paste from a Gremlins fansite, wanting to have the statements validated — here they be: “In addition to the movie trailers there are two more tv commercials. The first one is the Gremlins … Continue reading

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Baby Alligators: 1.50.

I picked up this decades-old Johnson Smith catalog a while back, and it’s absolutely great. I don’t know what year it’s from, but the prices are so low that even saying “the `60s” seems way off base. Wouldn’t be surprised … Continue reading

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30 Pieces of Star Wars Junk!

Here’s a big one, full of junk. It’s a smorgasbord of Star Wars crap, ranging from figural erasers to wallets, night lights to keychains and watches to more watches, all from the early `80s and all opened from their packages … Continue reading

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The Madballs Bop Bag!

When I was wee ladding, I had a Smurfs “bop bag” featuring none other than Gargamel himself. I guess the thinking was, since kids were going to be beating the holy fuck out of the bop bag, the company might … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, peoples. A rose is just a rose, except today, when they cost as much as cars. As the alleged holiday falls on a weekday this year, I look forward to seeing how many coworkers return from their … Continue reading

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Button Fakers.

In the elevator lobby at work, it’s pretty much every man for himself. No formal lines are formed, no courtesy is given to whom waits the longest or looks the least like they should be standing up for long. The … Continue reading

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Button Fakers.

In the elevator lobby at work, it’s pretty much every man for himself. No formal lines are formed, no courtesy is given to who waits the longest or looks the least like they should be standing up for long. The … Continue reading

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