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Sesame Street Bert + Ernie ReAction Figures

Sesame Street Bert + Ernie ReAction Figures
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These figures from Super7’s ReAction series celebrate Sesame Street’s best friends and roommates, Bert and Ernie. The 3.75″ scale figures have articulated arms, legs, and heads and come in retro-style packaging. Bert wears a vertically striped sweater and comes with a pigeon, while Ernie has horizontal stripes and his beloved rubber duckie. Sold individually.

Modern Machines and Inventions Prints

Modern Machines and Inventions Prints
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Illustrator Chet Phillips created this series of 11″x 14″ signed prints inspired by vintage Modern Mechanix magazine covers. Each of his imaginative Modern Machines and Inventions┬ácovers features a reimagined version of an iconic vehicle or spaceship from pop culture. We can’t decide if we like the Back to the Future or Firefly design the best.

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TCM Underground: 50 Classic Cult and Late-Night Movies

TCM Underground: 50 Classic Cult and Late-Night Movies
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Inspired by the long-running (and recently canceled) series, Millie De Chirico and Quatoyiah Murry’s book celebrates the campiest, kitschiest, and weirdest cult films of all time. It includes reviews, behind-the-scenes stories, photos, and other details about classics like Ganja and Hess, Polyester, Xanadu, and Mac and Me.

Slanted Designs Headphone Stands

Slanted Designs Headphone Stands
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Slanted Designs makes 3D-printed busts of famous characters and people for you to rest your headphones on. They come in a variety of designs like Iron Man, Hulk, The Terminator, Pickle Rick, and even Jar Jar Binks. They can also make a custom headphone stand based on a character of your choice for $160.

What Really Happened on Pimp My Ride

What Really Happened on Pimp My Ride

Most of us know that you can’t believe everything you see on so-called “reality” TV shows. Weird History delves into the many ways in which the producers of the MTV hit series Pimp My Ride coached contestants, changed their stories, cheaped out on car mods, and manipulated outcomes to make the show more exciting.

Retrogimmick Action Figures

Retrogimmick Action Figures
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Retrogimmick makes bootleg action figures and packaging inspired by TV shows, movies, and memes. Among our favorites are the Die Hard is a Christmas Movie, Wilford Brimley Diabeetus, Chuck Norris Action Jeans, and the Soprano’s Pine Barrens two-pack.

A Striking Collection Playing Cards

A Striking Collection Playing Cards
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Artist Chet Phillips created this awesome deck of playing cards featuring hand-drawn illustrations inspired by vintage matchbook covers. The subjects of each image are drawn from pop culture subjects, from Alien to Monty Python’s Holy Grail.

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Blue Claymation / Green Claymation

Blue Claymation / Green Claymation

Animator Trent Shy created this duo of excellent stop-motion claymations which capture the personas of colorful pop culture characters. The first clip catalogs blue characters from Stitch to Cookie Monster, while the second animation showcases green guys like Slimer, Gumby, and Pickle Rick.

Pop Culture Key Tags

Pop Culture Key Tags
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We love the retro style of these fun pop culture key tags from Etsy seller AllThingsHipAndCool. Choose from the Overlook Hotel, Camp Hero, Shady Pines retirement home, and more – in lots of different colors. They’re very reasonably priced and make a great gift for anyone.

Pop Culture Valentines 2017

Pop Culture Valentines 2017
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P.J. McQuade’s selection of V-Day cards continues to grow, with greetings from Jareth the Goblin King, Darth Vader, Ian Malcolm, Snape, Quint, The Hound, Yoda, Lando, True Romance, Khan, The Lord of Darkness, Gollum, Hodor, Brick Tamland, and George McFly.

Minifigs.Me

Minifigs.Me

This UK-based shop offers buyers the ability to not only customize their own minifigs, but a variety of awesome pre-designed custom figures inspired by pop culture characters, from Harley Quinn to Calvin and Hobbes. We must have Minifig Edward Scissorhands.

The Was

The Was

We’re not exactly sure what we just watched, but this epic music video from Soda_Jerk and The Avalanches crams in countless references to pop culture icons from the ’60s through the ’90s, from Saturday Night Fever to Seinfeld, from The Warriors to Will Smith.

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The Most Dedicated Mailman

The Most Dedicated Mailman

We wish we had the tenacity of this mailman, who probably has the most difficult route ever, which includes the likes of Indiana Jones, Freddy Krueger and Iron Man. Then again, we do enjoy laying on the couch watching cartoons.

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