Random Memories of a Toys R Us Kid

Yesterday I read the news that Toys R Us is going to liquidate entirely rather than restructure debt meaning that the last national toy chain in the US is shuttering its doors for good.  Over the years I witnessed the closures of Children’s Palace, K.B. Toys, and FAO Schwarz, and although I was dissatisfied or … More Random Memories of a Toys R Us Kid

A Look Back at Wehrenberg Theatres (Part Deux)

My friend and associate Travis wrote a piece a few weeks ago about Wehrenberg Theatres and his memories about the chain.  Although I am nowhere near the movie fanatic that he is, I too reflect fondly on the movie chain and days gone by.  Although my patronage has nearly ceased as I moved out of the market over a … More A Look Back at Wehrenberg Theatres (Part Deux)

C-3P0 (Kenner, 1995)

2015 has been a nostalgic year for Star Wars.  For most casual fans the release of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens later this month is the catalyst for the Star Wars nostalgia trip.  For me however the waters run much deeper.  True there is the long awaited non-George Lucas directed feature film coming … More C-3P0 (Kenner, 1995)