A collector’s magazine, popular in the 90s. I picked it up at a used bookstore in Texas for $1.99. It […]
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Sorry to be a downer… The Rise and Fall Toys R Us was the first ever big box toy store. […]
I recently dug into my old 1990s Polly Pocket stash. They’re back in stores these days, albeit with a very […]
I was a kid in the 90s and early 2000s. I remember fervently looking through the toy section of the JC Penny's catalog, dog-earing pages and even cutting out the pictures of the best toys and placing them in my view binder cover. Target, Walmart and Amazon all released printed versions of their catalogs this year. Worse for the environment I have to admit, but I was also stoked about it.