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It’s …Kitschmas Time!

Dec 09, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Kitsch. It’s been around (officially, at least), since the 1800s.  And, while most people couldn’t define it even if they were on JEOPARDY!, you all know it when you see it. The hula girl on your buddy’s dashboard. The Kit-Cat Klock with the swinging tail and shifting eyeballs in your grandma’s kitchen. The screaming-yellow corded phone with the

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Retro Owls Are Back To Roost!

Mar 22, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

It’s no wonder that three of the world’s most popular owl characters were created in the 1970s. First came Mr. Owl in 1970, who famously failed to answer the question “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?” in TV commercials. Woodsy the Owl landed in 1972, helping

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