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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 Daily Holiday Diary!

    Welcome to Dino Drac’s Daily Holiday Diary! Check back for teensy little updates every day between now and Christmas!  Saturday, December 3rd: Here’s NBC’s Sunday Night Movie intro to Batman Returns, which remains my favorite Batman-related thing ever. (And yes, it 100% count

  • 1988 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

    What, you thought we forgot about you? Of course not! Time for the Purple Stuff Podcast’s fifth annual review of an old Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! The tradition continues! This year, me and Jay are tackling the 1988 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This one was sneaky good. It di

  • Dino Drac’s November Funpack!

    Dino Drac’s November Funpack is here! And full of holiday cheer! Take a gander, why don’t you: UNITED STATES ONLY! LIMITED SUPPLY! Let’s talk turkey. Official subscriptions are currently maxed out, so if you’re a current subscriber, congrats, you’re locked in! If you’re NOT a c

  • Dino Drac’s Daily Halloween Thing!

    Welcome to Dino Drac’s Daily Halloween Thing — an old school blog-within-a-blog! Updated every day between now and October 31st! Hang out in the comments and make this one of your daily Halloween pitstops. Monday, October 31st: Happy Halloween, everyone! Thanks for spending another

  • Purple Stuff: 1980s Halloween eBay Dig!

    We like to live dangerously, so we’re dropping this year’s Halloween episode of the Purple Stuff Podcast with like, ten seconds left between now and October 31st. That’s so metal. After the success of last month’s 1990s Halloween eBay dig, we decided to do a sequel! (Or maybe it’

  • McDonald’s Halloween Collectibles from the 1990s!

    It’s been a BIG Halloween season for McDonald’s. Certainly the biggest since I started blogging over two decades ago. The Boo Buckets Happy Meal hasn’t just inspired millions to buy their first Happy Meal in years, but it’s also spiked interest in McDonald’s vintage Halloween stu

  • 1999 Broadcast of Garfield’s Halloween Adventure!

    Got a new video for you tonight, and it’s a hot one! My buddy Chad blessed me with a copy of the final network television broadcast of Garfield’s Halloween Adventure, from 1999! In this video, I’m diving into the tape to gush about the classic Halloween special and all of the TV comm

  • Purple Stuff: 1990s Halloween eBay Dig!

    On the eve of October, we’re just in time with this month’s Purple Stuff Podcast! We think you’re gonna have a blast with this one. Me and Jay from Sludge Central dived deep into eBay to pluck out the best and weirdest Halloween collectibles the 1990s had to offer! Join us on our eer

  • Dino Drac’s Haunted Halloween Funpack!

    Be afraid, be very afraid… of missing out on Dino Drac’s HAUNTED HALLOWEEN Funpack! The last of three all-spooky Funpacks for the 2022 season is finally here, and if you act fast, you just might get one! U.S. ONLY! LIMITED SUPPLY! From spooky sounds to creepy coffee to sinister sticker

  • Video: 1989 TV Broadcast of Amityville 3-D!

    I’ve been sitting on a particularly great home-recorded VHS tape for a while now, waiting for the Halloween Countdown to get rollin’ so I could show you its holy/unholy contents. The day is finally here! WATCH ON YOUTUBE! In my new vid, we’re diving into a network television broadcas

  • Video: 1988 Woolworth Halloween Circular!

    Start your spooky September weekend with a ten-minute Dino Drac video about ninja costumes: WATCH ON YOUTUBE! Naw, it’s about more than just that. I’m thrilled to debut my big dissection of a Halloween-themed Woolworth circular from 1988, absolutely STUFFED with everything that made th

  • Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack!

    The wait is over! It’s time to unveil Dino Drac’s Spooky September Funpack – the second of three Halloween-themed Funpacks for the 2022 season! $25 SHIPPED ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES! Subscriptions are currently closed, but I have a fair number of spares that I can sell on an indi

  • Dino Drac’s 2022 Halloween Countdown!

    Well guys, we did it. We survived so many months of pain and aggravation to make it back home. The spooky season has returned, and so has Dinosaur Dracula’s Halloween Countdown! WATCH ON YOUTUBE! Let’s kick things off with Madd Matt reviewing yet another bag of Halloween junk. It’s t

  • Purple Stuff: Spooky Songs Volume IX!

    I’d say that the Halloween season is coming, but the truth is, it’s already here! Supermarkets are full of Count Chocula, party stores are 50% skeletons, and Glade’s already brought back their pumpkin spice air fresheners. It might be 200 degrees outside, but guys, we are IN it. So m

  • 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