When I think 1985, certain things come to mind: New Coke, Back to the Future, Miami Vice and, of course, the debut of everyone’s favorite gross-out stickers, Garbage Pail Kids. As a 10-year-old, I first stumbled upon GPKs at the local convenience store and from the first pack I was hooked. What’s not to love? They were the schlocky and obscene parody of another ’80s icon (or abomination to some), Cabbage Patch Kids. We’d stick them on our notebooks and lockers and receive an intense scolding from our school teachers for doing so. Ah, memories. 2020 marks the 35th anniversary…

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Matt Bible

Matt Bible is the Beckett non-sport analyst and also covers wrestling, MMA, and action figures. A graduate of THE Ohio State University, Matt joined Beckett in 2014. He collects the Rookie Cards of all Ohio State alumni, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and any and all Funko products that complement his taste in pop culture. For any questions or comments, you can email Matt and find him on Instagram.

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