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I Mustache You an Ice Question

I may be missing the point, but isn’t the point to not get your mustache wet? I suppose you could take one out of the freezer and stick it to your lip for a bit, but it still seems like an awfully hairy situation. 12 more words

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Space iVaders

An iPhone 4 or 4S, while archaic to denizens of 2015, would be impossibly Star Trekkian to the primitive people of 1978. So why not give your obsolete pocket device a cloak of 8-bit street cred for your upcoming trip to the Age of Disco? 34 more words

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Erase All Marshmallow Peeps

Peeps get a bum rap. Why people see the need to pick on a cheap, inedible, disappointing Easter basket staple taking up room that could be used for Cadbury eggs is beyond me. 55 more words

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Why the Long Face, Itchy?

Matt Groening’s overbite-happy characters never look quite right when given the full 3D treatment. Itchy, whose overbite is more like a diving board, tends to suffer quite a bit for this: witness how badly it has begun to sag on this plush version. 35 more words

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Gaming eBay

As anyone who watches kids’ TV can tell you, there is no trend or flash-in-the-pan that Parker Bros. isn’t willing to huck a game at. The Goodwill game racks littered with… 222 more words

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Norman Rockwell Collector Plates of Christmas Past

There was a time in the heady malaise-fueled years of the late 1970s and early 1980s when people realized that, despite the best efforts of Jimmy Carter, Americans had disposable income. 457 more words

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The Tupelo Flea Market Experience

The phrase “flea market” means different things to different people. For a lot of my neighbors growing up in Michigan, it meant the horror of the Evart Flea Mart, essentially a giant scrap heap on a hoarder’s lawn with outrageous price tags affixed. 1,608 more words

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