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I was 12 when my uncle and aunt took me and my almost four year old cousin (who back in the day loved all things Ghostbusters, I’m sure because of me) to see Ghostbusters II on November 3, 1989. Unless it was always a misconception to me, Ghostbusters II was not playing in northeast New Jersey that past June 16. Pre-internet I followed Ghostbusters II debuting in nearby theaters as close as possible…. Read More

Normally I don’t talk about unofficial and unlicensed Ghostbusters t-shirts that exist on apparel sites which sell unlicensed t-shirts for 24 hours to avoid “quick” lawsuits. I could imagine for Sony (and other studios) it’s a waste of resources and perhaps finances to C&D all these unofficial and unlicensed t-shirts (or prints) that go away in a short period of time. Of course for the studios profiting off the logos and trademarks… Read More

I knew once Playmates released its Mutagen Ooze figure line it’d only be a matter of time before creative ghostheads would transforms Ghostbusters inspired Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into ectoplasm fighting machines! A Raph Mutagen Ooze figure was customized by ghosthead Slaysghosts. Ghosthead Derrico13 took a Mutagen Ooze Leo (pictured at top obviously) and modeled it more on Ghostbusters then The Real Ghostbusters, replacing Leonardo’s swords for a certified (it was right?)… Read More

It isn’t a secret that the ooze (you had to go their Rich) changed 4 pet turtles and their rat master into “lean, green fighting machines.” Their exact origins vary depending if you’re going by the original comic, cartoon, or 1990 movie that didn’t have a popular ninja rap. Not surprising as a child of the ‘80s I think of the cartoon first. Then their first words, “pizza.” Ahh. Ghostbusters, The Real… Read More