Monthly Archive: November 2017

Welcome Michael Labbe!

When I launched Video Store Counter back in October, I had this vision of an all-encompassing blog that was retro at it’s core, but dabbled in all things pop culture. I wanted to share...

Super Mario Odyssey – A Quick Review

Back on October 27th, Amazon delivered my copy of Super Mario Odyssey, the latest in the long running Nintendo franchise. Nintendo has been on fire in 2017, with the Switch flying off the shelves,...

I’m Excited for Pro Wrestling Again

There was a time when my entire life was consumed by professional wrestling. From 1997-2001, my life was wrestling. I watched every single show, I read every book, I bought every shirt, and when...

Reptar Bars and Nickelodeon Toys

Nickelodeon was so great in the 80’s and 90’s. Shows like You Can’t Say That On Television, Doug, Ren and Stimpy, Rugrats, Eurkea’s Castle, The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Double Dare, Roundhouse, Are...

How I Got My NES

In 1985, the Nintendo Entertainment System exploded onto the scene. The system was so popular, it jump-started the industry that had just come crashing down on itself. Nintendomania was running wild. Every kid wanted...