Five Things – 4.28.14

1. Fallout Shelters – I like to think of myself as a pretty handy guy; I’m good in the yard, I fix things around the house, I even build a thing or two from scratch sometimes.  I feel like if I lived in the 1960s, the nuclear paranoia would have probably been enough to motivate me…

Five Things – 4.21.14

1. MTV Spring Break – Apparently in some parts of the world MTV still does some level of Spring Break programming during the months of March or April, but I don’t know anything about that and I don’t care. The late ’80s and early ’90s, though, that was different.  Back then MTV owned Spring Break…

Five Things – 10.29.12

1. Construx – Introduced by Fisher Price in 1983, Construx was a line of beam-based construction sets.  Using the beams, connectors, and other pieces you could build pretty extravagant structures.  I preferred these to LEGO as a kid because the Construx peices looked more futuristic and industrial – it was easy to play out space…