TRN Time Machine: 1991 Sears Wish Book

Tis the season one of our favorite TRN Time Machine episodes of the year, a deep dive into all things pop culture through the pages of a Christmas catalog! This time we are traveling back 30 years to shop in the 800+ page 1991 Sears Wish Book catalog. Along with special guest Chad E. Young of, your hosts will be taking a virtual shopping spree by selecting items from several predetermined categories. You’ll hear us pick clothes, accessories, VHS tapes, Christmas items, and of course, TOYS!!! We’re also leading of this year’s shopping spree with the host sharing a gift with each other.

Play along by clicking over to the 1991 Sears Wish Book on or view our picks below. Let us know who compiled the best list for Santa! Leave us your feedback by tagging us on social media @TRNsocial on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram and guest Chad (@horrormoviebbq) on Twitter.

Also, join us for After Hours on Patreon every Monday night at 6pm EST! This week on After Hours, Chad once again joins Jason and Mickey as they discuss several Weird Items and Funny Pictures in the 1991 Sears Wish Book. Everything from Laser Tag injuries to celebrity look-a-likes to weird products will be identified. Also, to lead off the show we’ll be reading back reviews from the Weekly Movie Challenge which was to watch a Christmas movie. Patreon VIPs at the $5 level unlock everything including After Hours and access to the VIP Vault containing the complete TRN Time Machine audio library and exclusive podcasts.

Listen to our 1991 Sears Wish Book episode below and join us tonight at 6pm EST for After Hours.

Chad’s picks

Mickey’s picks

Jason’s picks

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'80s Kid, '90s Grad, and '00s Dad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my website. I collect vinyl, cassingles, '80s comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.

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