Category: Show & Tell

The Remaking of the Mash: A Monster Miracle Mocumentary

Choc, Frank, Boo, Frute, and Yummy – the world’s most popular monster supergroup – have reunited for the first time in decades to remake the greatest monster anthem of all time, the Monster Mash. This is the behind-the-scenes, never-before-told story of how musical and monster history was made.

Find Monster Mash Cereal at your local grocer, along with Count Chocula Cereal, Boo Berry Cereal, and Franken Berry Cereal. Available for a limited time this fall.

Show & Tell helps you discover videos, podcasts, blogs, and more that celebrate nostalgia and pop culture history.

Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Coverage of Super Cards ’87

Growing up in the mid-late ’80s, one of my greatest joys would come when I would go to the grocery store with my Mom and be able to pick up a new wrestling magazine.  It never mattered to me which one I got as long as I got one.  If you know anything at all about the glory days of the Apter magazines, you know that the Cadillac of wrestling magazines was Pro Wrestling Illustrated.  One reason it was considered the best was because of its full-color coverage of various events.  One of the things I really looked forward to each year was their coverage of the spring super cards like Wrestlemania. 

Well, I recently picked up some old wrestling magazines from eBay, and one of them was the Pro Wrestling Illustrated with coverage of the super cards of 1987!  After salivating over the 19 pages of greatness multiple times, I thought I would share them with the world so others who used to enjoy this stuff could relive how great it was.  So what follows is all 19 pages of PWI’s coverage of Wrestlemania 3, Crockett Cup ’87, Parade of Champions ’87, and UWF Super Blast.  Enjoy! 


New Additions to the Comic Book Ad Archive!

If you didn’t already know, besides being your gracious host with the most here at Retro Ramblings and co-founder of The Retro Network, I also run! You can see the link in the menu bar at the top of this page if you’ve never noticed it before.

The Comic Book Ad Archive is where I am cataloging all of the great old comic book ads I can find. I’ve got a large stack of comics still waiting to have the ads scanned in and added to the archive, but over the last couple of days I’ve managed to update it with over 30 new additions…all from 1991! There’s a host of great ads in the batch, and I’m excited to share them with you. Check out a few of the highlights below…

You’ll have to go over to to see them in all of their full-size glory, and to check out the rest of the new additions. But it’s worth the time to not only check the new ones out but all of the ads that are showcased there. Go give them a look.