This Week’s Recommended Reading

Welcome back once again to The Weekend Edition. It’s where I share with you my curated list of retro and nostalgia-themed stories and articles I’ve run across in my travels around the world wide web in the last week. So grab yourself a hot cup of coffee (or tea), get comfortable, and enjoy the reads.

  • In what I consider to be very big news, there is a rumor going around that Taco Bell will be bringing back the Mexican Pizza back to it’s menu in the very new future! I’ve been in a state of depression ever since they took it away from me last year.
  • Speaking of Taco Bell, The Retroist takes a look at another fondly remembered menu item, The Bell Beefer.
  • The Toy Box takes a look at the Cartoons of 1984 in a really fun post that really kept me enthralled throughout. There’s some deep cuts in this one like the little remembered Wolf Rock TV!
  • When Black Friday rolled around, it got me nostalgic for some of the craziness invovled in some of the hot toys in the past. So here is an article I came across in the Houston Chronicle looking back at the Tickle Me Elmo craze of 1996.

Video of the Week

Now that we’re past Thanksgiving it’s time to start highlighting some Christmas videos each week. And first, I want to share with you a movie…It’s called The Homecoming, and it was the movie that originally introduced The Waltons and inspired the hit TV series. It’s one of my favorite movies to watch during the Christmas season, and maybe you’ll enjoy it too.

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