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Top 10 Best-Selling UK Singles Of The ’80s

Top 10 Best-Selling UK Singles Of The ’80s

Say what you want about the ’80s, but you can’t say they failed to stand the test of time. Hundreds of all-time hit numbers and chart-toppers, box office bombs like Ghostbusters, the style, the spirit. You might as well just take a look out of your window and you’ll likely see someone wearing certain kind of ’80s t-shirt. But what we’re here to discuss are the music singles. We’ll be bringing you cold, hard facts based solely on sales numbers. And when you think about it for a bit, it becomes more than clear that the ’80s brought some mean smash hits...

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Top 10 Arcade Video Games Of The ’80s

The ’80s were the time when the video games started making it big. It was a time when such arcade classics as Pac-Man or Donkey Kong were born, ultimately propelling the video game industry to the major entertainment business it is today. So join us as we pay tribute to video game giants that got the ball rolling. Funny thing is, they may be basic and as simple as they can get, but these classics are by all means still entertaining, meaning that they definitely stood the test of time. But enough small talk, let’s get down to the list and the big 10....

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Knit Picking: 9, No, 12 Famous Sweaters Drawn From Pop Culture

Another week brings another curious list, in this case, one spotlighting famous sweaters and cardigans from film, television, and music. Featured below are 9 12 memorable examples of the form, as illustrated by our crack squad of graphic artists (and conceived by yours truly with a nod to the NYT). And for the record, we have no plans to reproduce any of these distinguished garments (see our: 80’s movie t-shirts). For now… UPDATE: by popular demand, we’ve refreshed our sweater initiative with three additional entries! And printed them on t-shirts!!! 12 Sweaters, 12 Stories The original graphic: 9 Sweaters, 9 Stories On a torso:...

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“X” Marks The Spot: 30 X-Men Tees

“X” Marks The Spot: 30 X-Men Tees

Between Captain America, Thor and X-Men: First Class, 2011 promises to be a banner year for Marvel superheroes on the wide screen. Of the three, the latter holds the most appeal for this writer, as it promises to explore the early origins of the relationship between Professor X and Magneto. Interestingly, it’s also been positioned as a period piece with mutant mod trappings, set in the late 60’s and juxtaposed against real historical events of the era. Naturally, there’s been some heated fanboy chatter online about the casting (not so much the actual actors, but the roles they will assume), the plot, the rushed...

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Gimme Shell-ter: 10 Turtle Tees

Gimme Shell-ter: 10 Turtle Tees

Last week it was sharks, this week it’s… turtles! Some of these designs are clever; some of them are not. We’ll let you decide which is which. As always, click on the pics to link through. 1. Awwww shucks. This is like sickeningly cute… So adorable it merits demands a closer inspection: 2. Huh? WTF? OMG! 3. By contrast, this is a real crowd-pleaser with a message we can all support. Bonus points for the creative interplay of message and glow-in-dark, screen-printing tech. Demystified for the lay people out there: 4. Curious and deadly is always a combustible combination. That aside, I really...

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