Weekend Reading for 4.03.21

Here’s this week’s collection of nostalgia-themed articles and stories from around the web for you to relax with this weekend. Grab yourself a snack, settle into your favorite comfy spot, and enjoy these stories.

Free Printable Downloads of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Easter Egg Costumes (via Halloween Costumes)

A Tribute to Easter Eggs Hidden in Video Games Over the Years (via Rediscover the ’80s)

Top Ten Hollywood Blacklisted Stars (via Listverse)

When Fonzie Jumped the Shark on Happy Days (via Mental Floss)

The Story Behind 1990’s Movie Theater Carpets (via Neatorama)

Ring Raiders: Crashing on Take-Off (via The Retro Network)

Whatever Happened Lisa Lisa? (via 20 Years Before 2000)

5 Awesome Things on eBay This Week (via Plaid Stallions)

Weekend Reading 3.19.21

Here’s this week’s collection of nostalgia-themed articles and stories from around the web for you to relax with this weekend. Pour yourself a hot cup of coffee, put your feet up, and enjoy these trips down memory lane.

In the News…

Taco Bell is Bringing Back Fiesta Potatoes
https://www.brandeating.com/2021/03/spicy-potato-soft-taco-and-cheesy-fiesta-potatoes-are-back-at-taco-bell-2021.html
But not the damn Mexican Pizza…

Tubi Has Added New Retro Content
https://theretronetwork.com/tubi-is-a-great-source-for-retro-content/
I’ll be binging Buck Rogers for sure, and probably be giving Problem Child another watch.

Branded in the ’80s is…done.
https://www.brandedinthe80s.com/19437/branded-in-the-80s-is-done
It saddens me to share that for selfish reasons, as I’ve always been a big fan of Shawn and his site. But at the same time, I’m happy for him making the choices that make him happy.

Leisure Reading

Celebrating His Mad Fold-Ins on Al Jaffee’s 100th Birthday (via CBR)

Sniffing Around the History of McDonald’s ‘Cocaine Spoon’ (via Mental Floss)

Henry Winkler Says He Never Actually Rode a Motorcycle on Happy Days (via Do You Remember)

Snack Memories (via The Retro Network)

How Much Did a ColecoVision Cost in 1983? (via Retroist)

Photographs of Cheap Motels in 1970’s America (via Flashbak)

Remembering the Fat Boys (via Retro Dad)

Tony Shiavone Reveals the Behind-the-Scenes History of the Crockett Cup Trophy (via Mid-Atlantic Gateway)

10 Interesting Facts About Bill & Ted (via 20 Years Before 2000)

Weekend Reading for 01-17-21

Here are a few nostalgia-filled articles for you to enjoy this weekend. Find a comfy place, put your feed up, and go back in time with these fun posts.

5 Awesome Things on eBay This Week (via Plaid Stallions)

GoBots Merchandise Revisited (via Retro-Daze)

Big Money, No Whammies! The Scandal That Shook the Game Show World (via The Retro Network)

8 Favorite Foods That First Appeared in 1981 (via MeTV)

5 Fun Facts About NBA Jam (via The Retro Network…I wrote this!)

Weekend Reading | 01/10/20

Here are a few nostalgia filled articles for you to enjoy this weekend!

The Onstage Fight That Broke Up the Eagles (via Taste of Country)

The Surprising Origins of 9 Jean Trends (via Mental Floss)

Why Full House Originally Ended After Season 8 (via CBR)

Viennetta – That Fancy Ice Cream Cake From the ’90s is Coming Back! (via Mental Floss)

Randy Savage and Jake Roberts Infamous Snake Bite Incident (via Pro Wrestling Stories)

The 5 Most Ridiculous Episodes of The Smurfs (Rediscover the ’80s)

Sesame Seed Doritos?!? (via The Retroist)

The Great Ghostbusters eBay Hunt (via Horror Movie BBQ)

Frampton Comes Alive 45th Anniversary (via The Retro Network)

1975 Child World Flyer (via Plaid Stallions)

And if you’ve got a link you think I should check out, drop it in the comments and I’ll give it a look!

Weekend Reading – 12/20/20

Christmas Vacation

Here are a few nostalgia filled articles for you to enjoy this weekend.

‘Christmas Vacation’: 6 Injuries That Should Have Sent Clark to the Hospital (via Rediscover the ’80s)

Pifall Harry & the Christmas Road Trip (via The Retro Network)

Toys From the 1992 JC Penny Christmas Catalog (via Dinosaur Dracula)

Saved By the Bell: Home For Christmas (via Horror Movie BBQ)

WWF Wrestling Superstars – The Tale of WWE’s First Wrestling Figures (via Pro Wrestling Stories)

And you can check out the piece I did for The Retro Network as well….

From Poem to Christmas Icon: The Story of Rudolph

If you’d rather watch something this weekend, try one of these selections. I recommend them all!