Post Profile

Chew on This: Bazooka Just Popped Out a New Sugar-Free Formula

In 1947, the Topps company introduced what might just have been one of Brooklyn's first artisanal products, a thick pink slab of sugary stuff wrapped in red, white and blue wax paper with a free cartoon inside. Can you guess what it was? If you said Bazooka bubble gum, you're right. The thing is, you're probably over 50, too. Bazooka bubble gum—known for its signature flavor, its eye patch-wearing mascot Bazooka Joe, and the tiny comics tucked inside the wrapper—became a staple of postwar culture.
read more


Related Posts

1954 Topps Cartoons - #5 I DARE YOU

Collecting / Trading Cards : Cardboard Junkie

Next up in the Cartoon Countdown is Dodgers (um, Reds?) pitcher Joe Black. Brooklyn Dodgers are always welcome in my collection, especially ones with as much history as Joe Black. Rookie of the Year, first African-American to win a ...

Robin Thicke: MTV VMAs 2013 Red Carpet with Paula Patton!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Just Jared

Robin Thicke wraps his arm around his wife Paula Patton on the red carpet at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Barclays Center on Sunday (August 25) in Brooklyn, N.Y. The 36-year-old entertainer is up for two highly covete...

Pop of Pink: Helen Mirren Stuns With a Brand-New Hair Color

Lifestyle / Beauty : PopSugar: Beauty

If there was one celebrity on the red carpet who you would have guessed would dye her hair pink, our bet is that it wouldn't have been Helen Mirren. But lo and behold, the Hitchcock star strutted her stuff sporting a new cotton cand...

1947 Cushman Ice Cream Wagon (WI) – $18,500

Vehicles / Cars : Classic Nation

1947 Cushman Ice Cream Wagon (WI) – $18,500 Exterior: White with Red/Blue accents.Transmission: 2 speed manualEngine: Single cylinder 4 HP. The 1947 Cushman Ice... The post 1947 Cushman Ice Cream Wagon (WI) – $18,500 appeared first ...

UFC and TOPPS launch 'Knockout 16' digital trading card app

Martial Arts / MMA & UFC : MMAmania

Say goodbye to the wax wrappers and stale chewing gum. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and TOPPS today (Thurs., June 30, 2016) unveiled its first digital trading card app, "TOPPS UFC KNOCKOUT 16," available for download in the ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC