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Link Roundup: ALF, Fantasy Island, Space-Age Hotels, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. ’80s alien ALF is returning to television.
  2. Horror movie director Jeff Wadlow is attached to a movie version of Fantasy Island.
  3. Here’s a great read from The New Yorker Magazine: What “M*A*S*H” Taught Us.
  4. You can now enjoy perusing every cover of MAD Magazine, 1952 to present.
  5. How The Beano survived war and the web to reach its 80th birthday.
  6. There’s a new board game that lets players be their favourite Disney villain.
  7. Check out this look back at space-age hotels of the 1960s.
  8. The new Flintstones comic book tackles the “fundamental errors of civilization.”

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.