Blow Mold Decorations

It’s December 1990.  The setting is south suburban St. Louis.  Our house is one of many single story brick ranch style homes lining our street.  Each house is approximately 1,200 square feet and built in the 1950’s during the Eisenhower administration when urban sprawl began.  It’s the very definition of a blue collar neighborhood and … More Blow Mold Decorations

Gak (Mattel, 1992)

Nickelodeon debuted a children’s game show in the fall of 1986 called “Double Dare” which quickly became the most popular program on the network.  Most of the challenges contestants faced would get them messy in some shape or form with a green slime substance taking center stage.  Internally referred to as “gak”, the slime itself … More Gak (Mattel, 1992)