Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Fun One for Friday: Fleer’s Cherry Blast Bubble Gum!

I’ve got a wedding to go to today, which means several hours of driving, and not much time for candy.  Before I embark I wanted to share a fun offering from my bubble gum files.   Submitted for your viewing enjoyment … Continue reading

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Mr. T Gold Chain Bubble Gum!

Ah, Mr. T and his Gold Chain bubble gum.  I don’t have much to say about this that hasn’t already been said.  But having recently acquired a pack, I thought it warranted a dedicated post.

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Wacky Wednesdays – Clank!

For this week’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we’re going to take a look at a Wacky Package sticker from 1973’s Series 5 – Clank.

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Candy Care Package from New Zealand!

One of the great things about our modern world is how easy it is to connect and share our interests. The ease by which we can now connect with one another has changed just about every aspect of our world, … Continue reading

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A Sunday at the Cinema and Just Born’s Movie Theater Boxes!

Yesterday was a Sunday, and it was also a movie day.  I was finally getting out to see the film an old friend of mine had made; Disney’s The Odd Life of Timothy Green.  The flick was wonderful (though a … Continue reading

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong: 1930-2012

I was saddened to learn the news yesterday of the passing of Neil Armstrong.  The first man to step foot on the moon, he was a hero to countless people around the globe, including me.  So I felt I had … Continue reading

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Australia-New Zealand’s 2008 M&M’s Election Posters!

Though the marketing for international brands like M&M’s has become more homogenous over the decades, there can still be fascinating differences, depending on the country.  Today, I’d like to showcase an aspect of an M&M’s campaign that was quite a … Continue reading

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A Fun Friday Exclusive Premiere – 1990’s Hot Heads!

Today I get to unveil another CollectingCandy.com exclusive premiere.  This is a piece of packaging for a candy item you cannot see anywhere else on the internet.   It’s a really cool cinnamon treat from the folks who brought us Air … Continue reading

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Killing Time In Times Square – CollectingCandy-Style!

I had a full day yesterday, which culminated in an early evening meeting at the West Way diner in Hell’s Kitchen.  I was in midtown a bit early, and found myself with 90 minutes to kill in the Times Square … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Knuckles!

For today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays, we’re going to take a look at Knuckles, a sticker from 1973’s Wacky Packages series 5.

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