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Screw the Apple Watch, get yourself a Captain America wrist radio!

March 14, 2015

Spider-Man wrist radio

It’s unclear how a transistor radio fits in with school supplies (really, what scholar is complete without a Thor portfolio tucked under his or her arm?), unless Marvel is encouraging daydreaming and truancy. But who’s to complain? If you were a child of the 1970s you might have been lucky enough to have either a Captain America or Spider-Man transistor radio attached to your wrist, one that could receive AM signals up to 200 yards away from the station. Truly a halcyon age of pixies and rainbows — Apple Watch, eat your heart out.

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. March 14, 2015 7:45 pm

    Love this. Thanks for sharing! If you’re ever interested in some great book reviews and musings, be sure to follow! Thanks!!!

  2. March 14, 2015 8:49 pm

    Imagine how much one of those would be worth today. In good company condition.

  3. March 14, 2015 10:21 pm

    Reblogged this on blacklightmafia.

  4. March 18, 2015 8:21 am

    I NEED one of these!

    I love your site! Great to see such a creative and fun blog- I can’t help but visit you most days :p

    James, llamapost.com

  5. Karyn M permalink
    April 30, 2015 6:24 pm

    I have one. Not good condition but still intact. 🙂

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