Whatever happened to …

… candy cigarettes? Actually, according to this article from Mashed, they still are around. So, your humble reporter did his research to see. That involved a trip to one Sobeys, two corner convenience stores, and a quick look through a candy store at the mall in Windsor. I couldn’t […]

Whatever happened to …

… encyclopedias? Long before the direction “Just Google It”, there was another way to get information for research or essays that you were doing. Going to the library and getting the encyclopedia. It was an amazing resource and had everything. I wonder if this might […]

Whatever happened to …

… The Payola$? Not to be confused with Payola which was the topic last week, courtesy of inspiration from Doug McDowall. Payola$ was a Canadian band. The original name was actually payolas but they threw in the dollar sign to make the name really stand out. Doug wasn’t […]

Whatever happened to …

… Walt Disney and his pointer? This week, it’s a twofer, courtesy of this inspiration from Alfred Thompson. I don’t think I’ve ever done a twofer before. His inspiration was this message. “Just saw an old picture of Walt Disney making a presentation. He […]

Whatever happened to …

… studded winter tires? I was actually going to talk about snow tire commercials as they used to be everywhere this time of year but I haven’t seen a single one. However, the local tire place had a radio commercial so I had to […]