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Pop Culture Nod of the Week

Take a weekly look at a modern-day thing with a nostalgic influence.

Barbie David Bowie Doll from Mattel

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of David Bowie’s iconic song Space Oddity, Mattel has released a limited edition, collector Barbie doll that pays homage to the late singer’s iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

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Monopoly Ottawa from Hasbro

Since Monopoly’s initial release in 1935, the franchise has seen astounding growth. Beyond the evolution of the original board game, new editions continue to be produced, including Monopoly Ottawa, featuring Canada’s capital city.

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Mini Arcade Games from Coleco

Thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign, Coleco is back with a new series of mini-arcade games that retain the nostalgic feel of their 1980s counterparts while adding a boost of technology.

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Golden Girls Action Figures from NECA Toys

Fans of the iconic television series can make a nostalgic return to 6151 Richmond Street in Miami, Florida, thanks to the release of a new set of Golden Girls Action Figures from NECA Toys.

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Stan Lee Signature Blend Coffee from Onyx Coffee Lab

The Stan Lee Foundation and Arkansas-based Onyx Coffee Lab have teamed up to create a new, limited edition coffee blend in honour of the comic book legend and avid coffee enthusiast.

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LEGO Wall Hanger Sets

With the official LEGO Wall Hanger Set, LEGO fans of all ages can add form and FUNction to their living and work spaces.

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Wyrmwood Tabletop Tiles

Say goodbye to clutter on game nights with Wyrmwood Gaming’s stackable, magnetic, modular wooden tile system.

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Dungeon in a Box

D&D fans can enjoy a new fantasy adventure for their gaming table every month, with the Dungeon in a Box recurring subscription service.

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LEGO Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie

Anchors aweigh! The LEGO Ideas 21317 Steamboat Willie set pays homage to the short film and the now-iconic mouse – just in time for the film’s 90th anniversary.

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Smush Crayons from the Museum of Modern Art

Smush Crayons are the accidental invention of designer, Todd Oldham, who once turned a box of crayons into a colourful mess by leaving them in a hot car all day.

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