Pop Culture League: Shelfie

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For the first posting on a freshly-minted blog, I can think of nothing better than a challenge from Cool and Collected’s also freshly-minted Pop Culture League. I have been a collector of pop culture for most of my life. A few years ago, after purchasing a veritable landing party of Archer spacemen, I came across a posting on Cool and Collected entitled “Invasion of the vintage Spacemen!” Someone else who shared my weakness for plastic spacemen! I became a devoted reader, and soon, a short-lived member of the now-defunct League of Extraordinary Bloggers. Then grad school happened, and my blog faded into oblivion.

A few days ago, I noticed Cool and Collected had started a new call-to-keyboards for pop culture bloggers, and I felt myself compelled to craft a new site and start my efforts anew. With a much larger collection than before and an abundance of cluttered shelves to photograph, the chance to share a Shelfie was too good to pass up. So here is my addition to the Pop Culture League:

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Two shelves of assorted 80s and 90s toys. Some of my favorites are the Bucky O’Hare line and my Rocky and Clubber Lang figures.

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To show the extent of my Gremlins obsession, here is what happened to an antique cobbler’s bench I found.

Here are some other wonderful Shelfies:

The Nerd Nook

The Harvey Mercheum

Green Plastic Squirt Gun

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