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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
Ah… Zombies… what’s not to love? I’ve been a fan of zombies as long as I can remember. I think my first exposure to them was through the pages of Starlog magazine (or maybe it was Fangoria) and their coverage … Continue reading
PB Max was a delicious treat first put out by the M&M/Mars company in 1989. I loved the candy itself, but it also had a striking wrapper design, and as a collector I’ve coveted adding one to my collection for … Continue reading
Today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays is from 1974’s Wacky Packages series 10 – Scary Jane.