Garbage Pail Kids

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Gutter Kids art show opening Friday at Buffalo Exchange celebrates '80s pop culture

    For Gutter Kids, Ben Chavez's latest art-minded production through his company Chubby Robot, the curator, party thrower and MC once again looked into his past. Inspired by the Garbage Pail Kids trading cards he once collected, the self-proclaimed "'80s baby" reached out to his friends in the local c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Raymond Scott's looniest tunes: An introduction

    ​The pianist and composer Raymond Scott, born Harry Warnow in Brooklyn in 1908, is probably best-known for his cartoon music, which he didn't even originally write for cartoons. But his history is way more more interesting than that: Scott was not only a pioneer in sound engineering and multi- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Alphabets release party's like it's 1985

    ​You know what was awesome about 1985? It marked the first year we ever saw a Garbage Pail Kids trading card, which helped spawn an era of disgusting children's toys. From Madballs to Ren and Stimpy, kids in the '80s and '90s had plenty of gross stuff to choose from. This sort of inadvertently ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2009

    Thou Art in Heaven

    When it comes to Art Spiegelman, we’re not worthy!

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Q&A with illustrator Art Spiegelman

    "What was the best job you ever had? Mine was reading comics all day." That's how cartoonist Lynda Barry begins her comic-strip introduction as editor of The Best American Comics 2008, for which she chose the contents. And I suspect Art Spiegelman would agree, as I learned during a recent interview ... More >>

  • News

    January 11, 2007

    The Pleasures of Your Company

    These dudes turned late night into prime time.

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2006
  • Goods & Services

    March 25, 2004

    Best Vintage Toys

    Yankee Trader

  • News

    April 11, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 11, 2002

  • Culture

    January 15, 1998