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Talking Life-Sized Bust Of Elvis Presley At Amarillo’s Largest Garage Sale [VIDEO]

Today kicks off Amarillo's Largest Garage Sale in the North Exhibit Hall at the Amarillo Civic Center.

I've said this a number of times, but I love coming here. It's like a reunion. I get to hang with some of the great vendors that are here from year-to-year, meet new friends and just have a great day.

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Some Fun Toon Trivia From The Movie ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ [VIDEO]

It's been quite awhile since I have watched 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' so last night I curled up in bed and revisited this classic movie from 1988.

The movie was based on the book by Gary K. Wolf, 'Who Censored Roger Rabbit?'

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The Saturday Morning Cartoon Schedule 1974: CBS [VIDEOS]

Saturday mornings.

The only day of the week a child was willing to roll out of bed early in the morning.

If you grew up in the 70's and early 80s, Saturday mornings were an event.

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‘Star Trek: The Art Of Juan Ortiz’ – A Book Every Fan And Art Lover Needs

 

'Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz'  is one of those books that combines two passions of mine, Star Trek and art.

I have been waiting for this book to hit Barnes and Noble, but they never had any in stock, so I went to their website and finally 'pulled the trigger' and ordered it.

I'm glad I did, because this is one of a handful of Trek books that are my favorites.

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Ten TV Shows That Were Turned Into Board Games

As long we've had TV, game companies have been translating some of our favorites shows into board games.

A couple of the big game companies while I was growing up were Parker Brothers and Milton Bradley. Both are now owned by Hasbro. Over the years game companies have  extended the reach of some of their long standing board games like; Monopoly and Clue.

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The Saturday Morning Cartoon Schedule 1974: ABC [VIDEOS]

Saturday mornings.

The only day of the week a child was willing to roll out of bed early in the morning.

If you grew up in the 70's and early 80s, Saturday mornings were an event.

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Holy Twisted Trivia! Fun Facts Behind The Scenes Of The TV Show Batman [VIDEO]

It was one of the campiest shows to hit TV in 1966.

Adam West and Burt Ward would take TV and pop culture by storm for 120 episodes of Batman.

The popularity of this show is what made 'Lost in Space' shift gears from a dramatic show (Season one) into a more comedic one (Season two and three).

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The 10 Rules Of The Road Runner Cartoons [VIDEO]

One of my favorite Warner Brothers cartoon has been the never-ending chase of the Road Runner and Coyote.

This classic pair of characters were created in 1948 by Chuck Jones and Michael Maltese.

After all these years there have only been 48 shorts created of the Road Runner as "he runs on the road all day."

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Year End Countdown: The 40 Biggest Hits Of 1983 – Part 4: #10-#1 [VIDEOS]

During my vacation I was cleaning around the house and stumbled across some old music playlists from the early part of the 80s. Some of them were year end countdown lists.

I thought since we're coming up on a brand new year that it might be fun to take a look back at the Top 40 songs that were the biggest hits of 1983.

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9 Things Children Of Today Will Never Have The Pleasure To Experience

It's funny. The older I get the more nostalgic I become.

Growing up in the 70's & 80's a lot of things have come and gone.

This is in no way a complete list. I mean who could forget the BetaMax or the original Pong.

But, here are 9 things that the kiddos of today have never known and probably never will.

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Relive Your Childhood with an Adult Sized Big Wheel

Remember as a child barreling down the driveway onto the sidewalk on your Big Wheel.  You felt like you go do anything.  Hauling booty down the street was a thrill.  An even bigger thrill was the flag pole attached to your Big Wheel flapping in the wind.  Well, guess what. You can relive that childhood awesomeness when you ride your adult sized big wheel.

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My Childhood Memories: Perry’s Nut House – Home Of The Best Tasting Fudge

It's funny how things are brought back from memory out of nowhere. I was sitting at my desk today and for some reason the name Perry's Nut House came to mind. I can honestly say that I haven't thought of that place in over three decades, but for some reason it just popped into my head today.

My first memory of Perry's has always been the giant gorilla from Africa that would greet me after first walking through the doors, followed by the stretched-out alligator skin that was on the wall. Just talking about it takes me right back to being six or seven years old.

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