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Pop Culture Nod of the Week

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

The Haunted Mansion Clock from Disney

You can increase the fright-factor of your home decor this Hallowe’en with Disney’s Haunted Mansion Clock, modeled after the demonic grandfather clock that appears in the Haunted Mansion’s Corridor of Doors.

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Star Wars Original Trilogy Posters Wood Wall Art from BoxLunch

Fans of the original Star Wars trilogy can enjoy some of The Force at home, thanks to Poster Wood Wall Art from specialty retailer BoxLunch, including “one sheet” original movie posters from The New Hope (originally just called Star Wars), The Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi.

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Trapper Keeper Game from Big G Creative

With the Trapper Keeper Game, board game publisher Big G Creative pays homage to one of the most iconic school supplies from the ‘80s and ‘90s.

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Superhero Fragrances from Marvel

Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe can now smell like their favourite superheroes thanks to a new set of officially licensed fragrances from the media and entertainment behemoth.

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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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