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Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
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Vintage Early 80s Cabbage Patch Koosa Kitty Cat Doll with Original Tag Retro 'Koosas Cabbage Patch Kid CPK

Vintage Early 80s Cabbage Patch Koosa Kitty Cat Doll with Original Tag Retro 'Koosas Cabbage Patch Kid CPK | Kitsch | Scoop.it
This little blonde or yellow Koosa kitty cat has a golden body & hair, wears a brown plastic collar, and a red playsuit with the Cabbage Patch
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Set of 4 Vintage Retro My Little Pony Sewing Cards by Colorforms 1983 Hasbro 1980s

Set of 4 Vintage Retro My Little Pony Sewing Cards by Colorforms 1983 Hasbro 1980s | Kitsch | Scoop.it
A set of four (4) used sewing or lace-up cards featuring My Little Pony ponies. There is two large cards, featuring Moondancer and Cotton
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What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies?

What Made People Lose Their Minds Over Beanie Babies? | Kitsch | Scoop.it
In July of 1999, I traveled with my family to Tenby, Wales. The town is said to be picturesque, but I have no memory of its scenery—except for a small toy store we passed on our drive in. As soon as we settled into our hotel, my sister and I...
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Son to my wife: "Mommy , let's play army guys. You can be this guy because he's vacuuming."

Son to my wife: "Mommy , let's play army guys. You can be this guy because he's vacuuming." | Kitsch | Scoop.it
The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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Vintage Dollhouse Furniture

Vintage Dollhouse Furniture | Kitsch | Scoop.it
The two-piece bed set, mirrored chest, and little green lamp have already sold! Let us know if there’s a piece of vintage dollhouse furniture you are interested in asap!
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Vintage teens talking on telephones cake toppers!

Vintage teens talking on telephones cake toppers! | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Vintage teens talking on telephones cake toppers!
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Retro She-Ra Princess Of Power Alarm Clock MOTU Swift Wind Catra 1980s

Retro She-Ra Princess Of Power Alarm Clock MOTU Swift Wind Catra 1980s | Kitsch | Scoop.it
For the honor of Grayskull! heres a retro She-Ras quartz alarm clock! She-Ra, the Princess Of Power, was He-Mans twin sister. While She-Ra was a
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Butts In The Air, We Just Do Care

Butts In The Air, We Just Do Care | Kitsch | Scoop.it
In response to this post about vintage ceramic animals, Butts In The Air, Like They Just Don’t Care, Nina writes: Hi Deanna! I came across an old blog post of yours when I was researching a v...
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A Collection Of Vintage Rubber Squeaky Toys

A Collection Of Vintage Rubber Squeaky Toys | Kitsch | Scoop.it
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“Don’t Act Like You’re Not Impressed”

“Don’t Act Like You’re Not Impressed” | Kitsch | Scoop.it
While some are tired of the push for Anchorman 2, some of us are only too delighted to spot Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy “everywhere”. Tomorrow’s premier is still too long to...
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Don't look for any Veronica Corningstone merch, however; seems the feminist lessons of the first Anchorman were lost on those who produce movie tie-in merch. *sigh*

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Don't look for any Veronica Corningstone merch, however; seems the feminist lessons of the first Anchorman were lost on those who produce movie tie-in merch. *sigh*

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Don't look for any Veronica Corningstone merch, however; seems the feminist lessons of the first Anchorman were lost on those who produce movie tie-in merch. *sigh*

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Rare Vintage Big John Little John Puzzle 1970s Live Action Saturday Morning Kids Sherwood Schwartz TV Show NBC

Rare Vintage Big John Little John Puzzle 1970s Live Action Saturday Morning Kids Sherwood Schwartz TV Show NBC | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Big John, Little John 70 piece jigsaw puzzle (for ages 3 and up) from H-G Toys Inc., Long Beach, New York; puzzle number 440-06. Big John,
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Retro Peanut Gallery Cardboard in Plastic Flip Game Toss Peanuts into Elephant's Trunk 1989

Retro Peanut Gallery Cardboard in Plastic Flip Game Toss Peanuts into Elephant's Trunk 1989 | Kitsch | Scoop.it
The Peanut Gallery Game was a great way to keep the peanut gallery of kids quiet in the car! The goal is to flip the peanuts into the cute
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Retro Sugar & Spice Scratch N' Sniff Sweet Shop Colorforms Play Set ©1981

Retro Sugar & Spice Scratch N' Sniff Sweet Shop Colorforms Play Set ©1981 | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Retro Colorforms "Sticks like Magic!" Sugar & Spice Scratch N' Sniff Sweet Shop play set.Copyright 1981 by Colorforms; the name Sugar & Spice used with permission from Ideal Toy Corporation.Yes, the pieces are still scented!
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Ten Collectible Gifts For Collectors Of Saturday Morning TV Nostalgia

Ten Collectible Gifts For Collectors Of Saturday Morning TV Nostalgia | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most sentimental of all pop culture icons are those related to Saturday morning television. For those of us of a certain age, Baby Boomers through Generation Xers, our formative years w...
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Get Your Freakies On!

Get Your Freakies On! | Kitsch | Scoop.it

Cereal and cereal boxes hold a special place in my heart. They are as familiar as family at the breakfast table. Maybe more so.

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“Hello, Cutie!” The Interview

“Hello, Cutie!” The Interview | Kitsch | Scoop.it

A few weeks ago, I had the great pleasure of reviewing a new release which explores the collectible culture of “cute”. …And maybe exploits the rise of cute in contemporary culture. But in a good way — I swear. Entitled Hello, Cutie!: Adventures in Cute Culture, the book was not only charming but so engaging that I just had to interview its author, Pamela Klaffke.

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Why Collectors Say, "Hello, Cutie!"

Why Collectors Say, "Hello, Cutie!" | Kitsch | Scoop.it

"In Hello, Cutie!: Adventures in Cute Culture, Pamela Klaffke explores the cute phenomenon which many feel is exploding in our culture right now. From food, edible or inedible, to fashion, baby animals, and comics, Hello, Cutie! covers cute, vintage and contemporary. But primarily, Hello, Cutie! is a book about cute collectibles themselves and those who make and collect the cute as well."

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The Unintentional Skunk Collection | Kitschy Kitschy Coo

The Unintentional Skunk Collection | Kitschy Kitschy Coo | Kitsch | Scoop.it

My vintage skunk collection.

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1950s Pick Up Sticks game

1950s Pick Up Sticks game | Kitsch | Scoop.it
This 1950s vintage pick up sticks game is adorable, Full name Steven Pixie Pic Up Stixs, it makes me smile because my parents probably played with one...

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Dime Star Toys | Kitschy Kitschy Coo

Dime Star Toys | Kitschy Kitschy Coo | Kitsch | Scoop.it

Artist Randy Regier has a taste for 1950s toy and packaging designs, coming up with his own surreal and bizarre products.

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1950's Plaid Rooster Child's Play Toaster

1950's Plaid Rooster Child's Play Toaster | Kitsch | Scoop.it
Super cute play toaster that is part of a childs play set. The toaster is in overall good condition with some surface rust. Lever works!

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A Vintage Space Adventurer By Any Other Name… 

A Vintage Space Adventurer By Any Other Name…  | Kitsch | Scoop.it

Spock knock-off and info on vintage Lincoln International toys.

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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.