January 21, 2018

The Latest

  • Do You Remember Green Stamps?

    Raise your hand if you remember S&H Green Stamps.  For those of you without telepathy, my hand is high in the air.  That’s because I certainly remember Green Stamps.  Now, for those of you who don’t remember them, or aren’t old enough to know about .....[CONTINUE]
  • Heisenberg: My 80’s Contraband Life

    I read an article last week talking about the fact that cassette tapes were making a comeback. In fact, cassette tape sales were up over 130% in 2017. I used to love cassette tapes. They were my musical modus operandi all through junior high, high school and .....[CONTINUE]
  • The Chrononaut Chronicles: NWA Clash of the Champions 1

    I’d like to introduce Joel Geraghty to Retro Ramblings with his Chrononaut Chronicles, where he goes back in time and reviews old wrestling shows!  I’ve been a fan of his work for a while, and I’m sure you’re going to be as well.  He’ll be .....[CONTINUE]
  • Top 5 Tuesday: Retro Modes of Transportation

      Each Tuesday I do a quick “Top 5” list, and instead of doing some kind of big write up, I do it in pictures instead.  I’d love to see others join in the fun as well and chime in on the same topic on .....[CONTINUE]
  • Retro Comic Book Ads #2

    Old comic books often act as a time capsule.  They’re full of advertisements of products from long ago, and can tell us a lot about the culture of the time in which they were printed.  Some of those products are still with us, while others .....[CONTINUE]
  • Weekly Wrap-Up

      Another week has come to a close here at Retro Ramblings, and that means it’s time for the wrap-up.  The wrap-up is where I hit the highlights from the previous week, talk about some upcoming stuff on the site, and share some fun retro .....[CONTINUE]
  • Do You Remember Morning Funnies Cereal?

      If you’ve ever read much of what I’ve written, you should know by now that food is one of the more nostalgic things in my life.  I can tie so many great memories to different foods, meals, and restaurants that I could probably do .....[CONTINUE]
  • TV Guide Fall Preview: 1984

      The annual TV Guide Fall Preview issues always feature the shows that their writers and critics think may be big hits, and shows that the networks themselves have high hopes for.  As with anything else in life, there are usually more misses than hits.  .....[CONTINUE]


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