Tag Archives: chocolate
Back in 1979, Star Wars-mania was in full-effect and everyone was excited about the sequel they knew was on the horizon. I was ten-years-old, and I was certainly a part of that very enthusiastic group of fans whose eyes lit … Continue reading
I grew up loving Nestle Quik chocolate milk – the kind you made yourself with powder. The commercials featuring the Quik Bunny were tied into that experience and, just like the kids in those commercials, I could put away a … Continue reading
For today’s edition of Wacky Wednesdays we’re going to delve back to 1974 and the original Wacky Packages series 12 for the parody of Hollywood’s Payday candy bar, Paydough.
First released in 2005, Hershey’s Take 5 bar was quite a different bar for Hershey. Incorporating a great mix of ingredients, most notably a pretzel base, it’s been a favorite of mine ever since. Relatively young in terms of collecting … Continue reading
It’s a short post today, as I’m dedicating most of my time this weekend to reorganizing my unfiled wrappers and boxes. Since launching last month, I’ve been reminded of the areas of my archive that need some administrative attention. With … Continue reading
The Simpsons and the Butterfinger – the connection may not be as obvious as it once was, but during the early days and in fact the first decade of their existence, The Simpsons were inexorably tied to the crispity, crunchety, … Continue reading
Following up the last two days of Zagnut-related coverage, I thought I’d include Wacky Wednesdays in the fun as well.
I can’t imagine there’s a candy bar as oddly-named as the Zagnut, and while I’ve researched quite a lot on it, the origins of the name itself are lost to time. My initial attraction to the brand came from its … Continue reading
Back in the 1970’s, UK-based Rowntree Mackintosh released their Texan bar with the tagline, “The Mighty Chew”. With a cool mascot and a neat wrapper, it’s been one of the vintage UK brands I’ve become enamored with as I’ve learned … Continue reading
After covering the US Marathon bar and its secret origins as well as its UK namesake and the bar that inspired it (CurlyWurly), I’m going to round it out with the WigWag.