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  • Fad-Tastic! Rebook Pumps

    Fad-Tastic! Rebook Pumps

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: Rebook Pump The Reebok Pump is a line of athletic shoes popular in the early 1990s. It was the first shoe to have an internal inflation mechanism that regulated a...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Spuds MacKenzie

    Fad-Tastic! Spuds MacKenzie

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: Spuds MacKenzie Spuds was a fictional dog character created for an advertising campaign marketing Bud Light beer in the late 1980s. He first showed up in a Bud...

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  • Fad-Tastic! The Easy-Bake Oven

    Fad-Tastic! The Easy-Bake Oven

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: Easy-Bake Ovens The Easy-Bake Oven is a working toy oven introduced by Kenner in 1963. It’s currently manufactured by Hasbro. The original toy used an ordinary...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Beanie Babies

    Fad-Tastic! Beanie Babies

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: Beanie Babies Beanie Babies are stuffed animals made by Ty Warner Inc. Each toy has an inner “posable lining” and is stuffed with plastic pellets (or...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Budweiser "Whasssuppppp!?!?!" Commercials

    Fad-Tastic! Budweiser “Whasssuppppp!?!?!” Commercials

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Fad: Budweiser “Whasssuppppp!?!?!” Commercials Whassup? was a commercial campaign for Anheuser-Busch Budweiser beer from 1999 to 2002. The first spot aired during...

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  • Fad-Tastic! The Talkboy

    Fad-Tastic! The Talkboy

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Fad: The Talkboy The Talkboy was a portable variable speed cassette player and recorder manufactured by Tiger Electronics (now owned by Hasbro) in the early 1990s. Much like...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Silly String

    Fad-Tastic! Silly String

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Fad: Silly String Silly String is a children’s toy of flexible, sometimes brightly-colored, plastic string propelled as a stream of liquid from an aerosol can. The...

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  • Fad-Tastic! The Walkman

    Fad-Tastic! The Walkman

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: The Walkman Walkman is a Sony brand tradename originally used for portable audio cassette, and now used to market Sony’s portable audio and video players. The...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Big Mouth Billy Bass

    Fad-Tastic! Big Mouth Billy Bass

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Subject: Big Mouth Billy Bass Big Mouth Billy Bass is an automated, singing prop that resembles a Largemouth Bass. Designed by Gemmy Industries, at first glance, it...

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  • Fad-Tastic! Skip-It

    Fad-Tastic! Skip-It

    There is a reason they are called fads. It’s because they disappeared just as quickly as they blew up in popularity. Today’s Fad: Skip-It Skip-It is a children’s toy invented by Victor Petrusek. It was manufactured by Tiger Electronics. During its initial release in the 1980s, the Skip-It...

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