Monthly Archives: May 2012
When Wacky Packages Old School first launched back in 2010, I was pretty excited about it. A new series parodying the products of the 1970’s that the original Wacky Packages series never covered – how could I not love it? … Continue reading
Howdy, all. Sorry that the site has been without update the last two days. I’ve had an injury, and today is the first time I’ve been able to keep my eyes on a computer screen for more than a few … Continue reading
Today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays will showcase a sticker from Wacky Packages original 1970’s run. Specifically, the Mounds parody, Pounds, from 1973’s Wacky Packages series 5.
One of the more unusual pieces of vintage confectionery packaging to come out of the L.M. Kallok Collection (a wonderful collection I’ve talked about here before, and that I recently acquired) was something I’d never encountered or even heard of: … Continue reading
GORP might sound like the name of some invertebrate globular alien Star Trek character, or an odd comic book sound-effect, but it’s not – at least that’s not all that it is. Gorp was a confectionery brand name – an … Continue reading
Today’s piece is a short tale of finding a collectible “Holy Grail” and how much fun it can be to track down something you thought you might never see. I initially learned about the Big League Plug chocolate candy bar … Continue reading
Unless you’ve been living under a pop-culture rock, you are probably aware that Marvel Comics’ much-anticipated film, The Avengers, premieres today. I won’t be seeing it today, but I’ll likely take in the flick before the end of the weekend. … Continue reading
It’s May, and we are slowly working our way to the hot summer months. And really, after an afternoon of frolicking outdoors, who doesn’t enjoy a fresh-from-the-fridge Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, or something similar? Throwing candy bars in the freezer … Continue reading
It’s another edition of Wacky Wednesdays, and today we’re going to take a look at the inspiration for the sticker Czechlets, from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 9.