GenX kids had better toys.
I once shot my friend's mother in the eye with a web-slung Spiderman wrist dart. It had to be an accident because you couldn't aim these wrist mounted, weakly sprung dart pushers for anything. No one took the wrist launchers away.
An acceptable-by-current-parenting-standards version is nothing but a Silly-string can under your child's wrist.
I am so glad I lived through the 1970s and 1980s.
Image of the OG toy via Hake's Auctions, who sold one for over $400. I will stick with my Lone Ranger ring for now.
I am sure this guy squealed.
Natas Kaupas is my favorite skater to watch. I never get tired of his just running the streets. His wallie is also mind blowing. I frequently check the Santa Monica Airlines site to see if they have any new, or retro, deck designs of his for sale.
A hit movie with a trailer that is comically horrible. I guess the trailer doesn’t matter. This movie was a huge thing during my childhood. I was never into slasher flicks. RomComs are scary enough.
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At this point, it’s every single person’s responsibility to reduce their own carbon footprint and transition to a more sustainable lifestyle. But if you consider the grim fact that the biggest culprit of greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in the U.S. is burning fossil fuels for electricity, things, like pivoting to metal straws and […]
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