June 27, 2017

Retro Rambler’s Picks of the Week for April 3

Picks of the Week

Welcome to the latest edition of the Retro Rambler’s Picks of the Week.  This is where I share all the fun retro posts, articles, and other stuff that I’ve come across on the web recently.  If you have a link you think we would enjoy and should check out, please let us know in the comments.

New on Retro Ramblings this week:

Golden Age Comics Anthology Volume 1
Do You Remember the Sports Illustrated April Fool’s Day Prank of 1985?
Watch the Dukes of Hazzard vs. The Waltons on Family Feud
Retro Advertising:  McDonald’s Beef Steak Sandwich and Onion Nuggets
Catalog Pages:  Masters of the Universe 1985
My Favorite Wrestlemania Matches of All Time

From Around the Rest of the Web:

30 Years Ago:  Alice Cooper Slithers Into Wrestlemania III – Ultimate Classic Rock
Antique Store Finds:  Dick Tracy Memorabilia – Hoju Koolander
90’s X-Men Food Ads – Hoju Koolander
Best Retro 80’s TV Commercials – Hoju Koolander
Can You Recognize TV Shows by Their Kitchens? – MeTV
The 6 Best Game Show Mascots From the 80’s – Rediscover the 80’s
5 Best 80’s Toy Commercials Ever – Us Weekly
A Brief History of M.C. Hammer’s Pants – Mental Floss
Ms. PAC-MAN is Roaming the Streets in Google Maps Right Now – Nerdist
15 Awesome High-Tech Toys from the 70’s and 80’s We Still Want Today – MeTV
The California Raisins:  How a Bunch of Dried Grapes Became a Hit Band – Mental Floss
There’s an Original ‘NBA Jam’ With Michael Jordan and it May Soon be Revealed – UPROXX
The Eternal Reign of the Mountain King – Retroist
A Wonderful Series of Rubik’s Cube Cakes – Laughing Squid
Chuck E Cheese Character Training Video – Retroist
8 Unforgettable April Fool’s Day Hoaxes Pulled on Television – MeTV
19 Items From the 1979 Sears Catalog That Will Give You a 1970’s Overload – MeTV
30 Years Later, the Max Headroom Broadcast Interruption Remains Unsolved – BuzzFeed Rewind
The 10 Weirdest One-Hot Wonders of the 1980’s – MeTV
1985 Remco Toys Catalog – Plaid Stallions
15 80’s Games We All Love – Like Totally 80’s
The Joy of Sloppy Joes – Do You Remember
Loads of Vintage Candy Wrappers Found Under the Floor of Historic Movie Theater – MeTV
5 Forgotten Fantasy TV Shows of the 80’s – MeTV

From the Retro Ramblings Archives:

Nintendo Memories:  Tetris
Forgotten Food:  Oatmeal Swirlers
Catalog Pages:  G.I. Joe from 1982 Sears Catalog

Remember, if you have something you think we would like, or something you would like us to possibly plug, be sure to drop us a line in the comments below.

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Mick Yarber is the founder of RetroRamblings.com. He loves discovering great retro stuff, writing about it, and sharing it with the world. He lives in the past, and wouldn't have it any other way. He also makes some kick ass spaghetti.