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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 Eerie August Funpack is here!

    The time has come! Introducing Dino Drac’s Eerie August Funpack, the first of three all-spooky Funpacks in celebration of the 2022 Halloween season! I’m now entering my eighth year (!!!) doing these Funpacks, and the trio of Halloween boxes have always been the most popular. On that no

  • Creepshow 2 WPIX Broadcast from 1990!

    With minutes left in the month, we’re technically NOT LATE with this month’s episode of The Purple Stuff Podcast! In our defense, this one is best served at night! Join me and Jay from Sludge Central as we dive deep into a 1990 WPIX broadcast of CREEPSHOW 2, with original TV commercial

  • Dino Drac’s July Funpack is here!

    Time for Dino Drac’s July Funpack — the last one before a trio of Halloween Funpacks, starting in August! Let’s get a little more juice out of summer, while we still can! UNITED STATES ONLY! VERY LIMITED SUPPLY! Here’s the deal. This month’s Funpack is already kinda/sorta sold ou

  • The Purple Stuff Podcast’s Summer Sleepover!

    Just in the nick of time, we’re ready to assault your ears with this month’s Purple Stuff Podcast. It’s a good one! When we were kids, one of the best things about summer vacation was THE SUMMER SLEEPOVER. That was when you and a friend became one-night roomies, and fended off sleep

  • Dino Drac’s June Funpack is here!

    Well guys, for the first time in many, many months, Funpack subscriptions are finally back open! …but depending on how this one performs, this may be the last time subscriptions are open until November or later. Which means that if you want to guarantee yourself the three Halloween boxes

  • Purple Stuff Podcast: MORE Great Cereals!

    I don’t know if we’ve ever done back to back podcasts on the same subject before, but we had so much fun gabbing about old cereals, we thought we’d give it another go: On the latest Purple Stuff Podcast, me and Jay from Sludge Central celebrate *another* eight great cereals from the

  • 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