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  • Toys from the 1992 JCPenney Xmas Catalog!

    The holiday season is all about traditions, and one of mine is naming the best toys from old department store catalogs. Let’s head back to 1992, when the 47th and 48th hottest things going were Swan’s Crossing and 3 Ninjas. Behold, JCPenney’s 1992 Christmas catalog! Over 500 pages’

  • The 2001 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!

    Happy Thanksgiving week, everyone! The festivities may be muted this year, but you can still depend on a few of the usual traditions — like, say, the Purple Stuff Podcast’s annual review of an old Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! This year, me and Jay from Sludge Central have sele

  • Classic Christmas Commercials, Volume 16!

    How about a new edition of Classic Christmas Commercials? Okay good, you approve! If you’re new to the site, this is where I gush about ancient TV spots that have some tie to Santa Claus, no matter how minor. The commercials below were rescued from old VHS tapes with incorrect labels.

  • Dino Drac’s November Funpack is here!

    Okay guys, I’m ready to show ya Dino Drac’s November Funpack, which IMO is one of the best ever — and certainly one that’ll help you get into the holiday spirit! Space is limited, so don’t wait long if you want in! UNITED STATES ONLY! LIMITED SUPPLY! It’s a huge dose of nos

  • 2020’s Hottest Holiday Junk Food, Part 1!

    I’ve collected several of this year’s hottest holiday junk foods, and by “collected” I mean “ate ravenously.” One good thing about the constant barrage of bad news is that you totally get a pass for eating garbage. Cut to a shot of me holding up the latest terrible newspaper wi

  • Brach’s Turkey Dinner Candy Corn!

    You’ve heard of Brach’s Turkey Dinner Candy Corn, right? A whole Thanksgiving dinner in candy corn form? It’s as gross as it sounds! Me and Jay got our hands on a few bags for a Purple Stuff Podcast taste-test. (We haven’t released a minisode in years, and what better excuse than g

  • Dino Drac’s Holiday Highlights!

    By this point in November, I’m usually a week deep into Dino Drac’s holiday season. Alas, in 2020, it’s been a struggle to find a moment when my trivial shtick wouldn’t seem tone-deaf. I’m not sure if we’re really there yet, but I gotta dip my toes in the water at least! Even b