Growing Up In A Small Town In The 80s – sentiMENTAL

In this episode of sentiMENTAL, I reminisce about growing up in a small town in Maryland. I use this time to also paint a miniature. This episode can be enjoyed as a podcast as well. Continue reading “Growing Up In A Small Town In The 80s – sentiMENTAL”

Fist Full Of Joes – G.I. Joe Figure Review (It Came From…#56)

In this episode of It Came From…My Side of the Laundry Room, I reach in to one of my many boxes of G.I. Joe figures and come out with a fist full of awesomeness and review the figures, 5 in total. Continue reading “Fist Full Of Joes – G.I. Joe Figure Review (It Came From…#56)”

5 Fearless Cartoon Females of the 80s

To help celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month (March), I along with some of WordPress’s best bloggers are teaming up to shine a spotlight on some of our favorite fearless females from movies, comics, television, and beyond.

For my contribution to this celebration I chose the subject of 80s cartoons (Shocker!!). Before I begin let me say that there are dozens of fearless, headstrong, and strong female characters in the world of 80s cartoons. Last year for Fiction’s Fearless Females celebration I did a video for Scarlett, G.I. Joe’s counter intelligence operative and first female character. Scarlett is a very popular character in the world of 80s cartoons, so this time i wanted to talk about some great characters that are lost to time (kinda). Continue reading “5 Fearless Cartoon Females of the 80s”

80s Cartoons and The Curse of 13

Sorry folks! It’s been a crazy week so far and I haven’t had the time to devote to the blog. Anyways, here is Monday’s episode….

In this episode I talk about how some of the best cartoons of the 80s met an early demise and how all of them only had 13 episodes.

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Weird, Rare, & Awesome G.I. Joe Products – part 1

Even a Real American Hero needs to pay the bills…
Not even a highly popular and rad toyline like G.I. Joe could escape the merchandising machine. Here are 10 examples of weird, rare, and awesome products from G.I. Joe.

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