1990s Antique Roadshow: Sony Boombox With World Stickers

Conceived one morning while pondering the 15-year-old sticker on an electric shaver, here we have the first in what surely may become a gripping and emotional saga of valuable items from the internet’s favorite decade that have managed not to get thrown out in the last 10-20 years.

It is either a miracle or sad state of affairs that this thing has lasted from around the release of “Love Child” to the present, especially with its wonky (and loud) 6-CD loader mechanism. But it’s still going and continues to pull double-duty advertising one defunct skateboard company and another that may as well have been for a period of time, Creager and Craig’s dedication notwithstanding. Time and listless brand management have tarnished the Gonz’s baby but I can still occasionally look at the OG Blind logo and get all wistful for the Trilogy period, and few companies have ever matched the aesthetics of the MNC star, all subsequent Kareem efforts especially included.

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4 Responses to “1990s Antique Roadshow: Sony Boombox With World Stickers”

  1. Tristan Says:

    that is actually really touching. thanks for sharing.

  2. Jimmy Chadwick Says:

    either kareem was a genius or totally clueless or both

  3. thecarbonite Says:

    does the cd changer have those wacky red, green, and blue lights

  4. Tony Says:

    So, you’re into the “what’s around the room to blog about” stage.

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