Sega Genesis vs Super Nintendo

Fanboys of modern gaming consoles like to bicker about how their console handles the latest generic FPS game with better water transparency or with a few extra lines of microscopic pixels.  Forget the fact that 90% of the console libraries are shared.  In the early nineties the vitriol spewed against children who supported the competing … More Sega Genesis vs Super Nintendo

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)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trading Cards (Topps, 1989)

Although the most recent TMNT film “Out of the Shadows” seems to have come and gone somewhat uneventfully, I’m still riding on a nostalgia kick in regards to our heroes in a half shell.  The rise of the Ninja Turtles was meteoric at the end of the 1980’s.  Like Member’s Only jackets and Cabbage Patch … More Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trading Cards (Topps, 1989)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game (NES, 1990)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a franchise that just seemingly won’t die.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is slated to be released this June and is the sequel to the 2014 film simply titled “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”.  Of course, to us old fogies in our 30’s we understand the ramifications of … More Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game (NES, 1990)