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The Mostly-Complete Dino Drac Archives.

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Below are most of the Dino Drac blog archives. Certain categories may be excluded to keep things tidier. If you notice any typos, pretend you didn’t.

  • Dino Drac’s May Funpack is here!

    Dino Drac’s May Funpack is here, and there’s never been one like this before! UNITED STATES ONLY! LIMITED QUANTITY! This is an ALL-ART FUNPACK, with several exquisitely strange pieces stuffed into a gigantic envelope and mailed directly to your door for $25 shipped. I can’t wait to s

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: 8 Great Cereals!

    With just seconds left in the month, we’re ready to drop the latest episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast! You’re gonna need a spoon for this one, guys. It’s our long-awaited CEREAL SHOW! Oh yes! Me and Jay from Sludge Central dive deep into eight of our all-time favorite cereals, from

  • Dino Drac’s Awesome April Funpack!

    Okay guys, it’s time! Dino Drac’s Awesome April Funpack is here, and while subscriptions are currently closed, I do have a good amount of spares for anyone who’d like to just buy this one. (And I hope some of you will!) LIMITED SUPPLY! UNITED STATES ONLY! It’s a merry (and maca

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: Mummy Madness!

    Get set for a spoooooky new episode of the Purple Stuff Podcast! Oh yeah, we’re doing this. Our big show for March is all about MUMMIES! Join me and Jay from Sludge Central as celebrate eight great mummies from all walks of pop culture, covering everything from toys to TV shows, and even

  • My Monster-Mania Convention Haul!

    I spent last Friday at the Monster-Mania Convention in New Jersey, blowing my savings on hideous horror junk. I’ve done this con a billion times before, but there was a particularly great energy this time… probably because it was the first convention in years where everyone at least pr

  • Dino Drac’s March Funpack is here!

    Okay guys, I’m ready to drop Dino Drac’s March Funpack! It’s a hot one, too! LIMITED SUPPLY! UNITED STATES ONLY! Served up in a loooong box, the March 2022 Funpack is loaded with everything from ancient action figures to swank art to a whole ass package of Dunkaroos! I’m very happy

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: The Chocolate Show!

    Well, continuing our tradition of just barely making our self-imposed deadlines, here’s the latest Purple Stuff Podcast, with like ten seconds left in the month! We’re gonna make you SO hungry. It’s the Purple Stuff’s CHOCOLATE SHOW, a sprawling tribute to all things chocolate, pas

  • Dino Drac’s February Funpack is here!

    Okay gang, Dino Drac’s 2022 February Funpack is here! I’ll warn you that I’m on four hours of sleep, and may not have enough left in the tank for snappy item descriptions. If my copy seems weak, just focus on the pretty pictures. LIMITED SUPPLY! U.S. ONLY! We have a theme

  • Commercials from a 1993 Broadcast of The Exorcist!

    Well, in keeping with my long-standing tradition of dropping big content at the worst possible time, here’s a 16-minute video on Super Bowl Sunday! Watch it on YouTube! This one is very special to me. Today we’re gonna dive into a 1993 network television broadcast of The Exorcist, and

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: The Burger King Show!

    It’s the first Purple Stuff Podcast of 2022! We wanted to kick off the new year with something big, so here ya go — a whole freakin’ hour of Burger King nostalgia! All hail the king! Me and Jay from Sludge Central are ready to assault your ears with SO MUCH BURGER KING STUFF, ranging

  • I Bought 100 Vintage Comic Books.

    After a too-long break from YouTube, I finally have a new video for you! Last weekend, I stopped by a teensy tiny comic book show in New Jersey. I only stayed for a few minutes, but that was enough to find a vendor who was offering 100 vintage comics for just 40 bucks. I went

    Dino Drac’s January Funpack is here!

    If you’ve been waiting for subscriptions to reopen for Dino Drac’s Funpacks, good news… they finally have! Spots are limited, but if you catch this post on the early side, you should be able to sneak in. And what better way to chase away those post-holiday blues than with a box of to

  • Ancient Holiday Appetizers, Part 9!

    Guys, it’s time! Ancient Holiday Appetizers, Part 9! In this series, I dig through old cookbooks and recipe mags searching for edible Christmas treasure. Sometimes the dishes are best left in the past, but more often than not, they’re just as good now as they were back when every jacke

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: The Santa Show!

    The Purple Stuff Podcast’s big December show is here! If you’re having trouble getting into the holiday spirit, an hour-long discussion about wacky Santa Clauses oughta fix you right up. Yes indeed! In our latest episode, me and Jay from Sludge Central name eight of our favorite SANTA

  • Dino Drac’s December Funpack is here!

    Hey! It’s time to show ya Dino Drac’s December Funpack. It’s ho ho hot. U.S. ONLY! LIMITED SUPPLY! Maaaan guys, this is a good one — a great mix of stuff that’s perfect as a holiday gift to yourself! If you’re already a subscriber, good news, you’re locked in! If you’re not

  • Highlights from the 1986 JCPenney Catalog!

    December is moving way too fast. I should be used to it, since it always does. What is it about this month? Why is December ten minutes long? I can’t slow December down, but I can make the most of what’s left of it. By “make the most” I of course mean thousand-word articles about

  • 2021’s Best Holiday Junk Food, Part 1!

    Oof, there’s a lot of new holiday junk food out this year. I should’ve started this series weeks ago, because Christmas is like five minutes away and I fear that I’ll never be able to catalog all of this hot new candy before Santa arrives. But ya gotta start somewhere, so here I am,

  • More Highlights from the 1987 JCPenney Catalog!

    Pour some coffee and wrap yourself in a throw blanket, because you’re mine for the next fifteen minutes. Let’s walk through the highlights from JCPenney’s 1987 Christmas catalog. Yeah, I already mined it for another article, but there are like 500 pages in this thing. I’m allowed!

  • The 1989 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

    It’s here, it’s finally here! Time for our annual review of an old Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! This year, me and Jay from Sludge Central are tackling the infamous 1989 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is in the running for the best parade they’ve ever done. The Joker! AL

  • Dino Drac’s November 2021 Funpack!

    Guys, it’s time! Dino Drac’s November Funpack is here, and it’s fueled with ho ho hot holiday power! U.S. ONLY! LIMITED SUPPLY! I’ll show you the goodies in a sec, but first, here’s the scoop! Subscriptions are currently maxed out, so if you’re already s