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Welcome E.T. Into Your Home with This Life-size Replica Mask

Welcome E.T. Into Your Home with This Life-size Replica Mask
Steven Spielberg’s E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial is one of the all-time classic movies across all genres. It melded science fiction, adventure, humor, and warmth, and tugged at many a heartstring. Of course, a big part of what made the movie work was just how endearing and expressive its title character was.

E.T. Gets Roasted on a Spit: Barbecute

E.T. Gets Roasted on a Spit: Barbecute
It looks like E.T. will not be phoning home ever again. In fact, he won’t be doing much of anything since these folks decided to barbecue him. I’m guessing he tasted like chicken. Space chicken. What kind of savages would do this?
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Buried Atari E.T. Games Hit eBay

Buried Atari E.T. Games Hit eBay
Remember a few months back when they dug up all of those Atari 2600 games from the landfill? That was some exciting geek archaeology. Now, thanks to the Tularosa Basin Historical Society, these cartridges are for sale -on eBay.

E.T. The Funko-Terrestrial

E.T. The Funko-Terrestrial
Back in the day, E.T. was a fun feel-good movie that gave us hope that aliens could be friendly and cute. It had all the feels. Now you can relive those feels with Funko’s latest offerings as they delve into the world of The ExtraTerrestrial.

You Can Own an E.T. Landfill Cartridge

You Can Own an E.T. Landfill Cartridge
Now you can own one of the worst video games ever made. A game so bad, they had to take it out back and bury it. I’m surprised they didn’t shoot it first. You might remember that the E.T.

Atari E.T. Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening This Month

Atari E.T. Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening This Month
So what is the real story with the fate of millions of unsold E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and Pac-Man video games made for the Atari 2600? They were a big time flop and legend says that tons of unsold copies were dumped into a New Mexico landfill never to be seen again.

E.T. LEGO Set Brings Back the 80s

E.T. LEGO Set Brings Back the 80s
I think one of the coolest things LEGO has ever done was to launch the LEGO Cuusoo website. This is the place where you can go to vote on DIY LEGO builds that could eventually become kits you can actually go to the store and purchase.

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed

Atari’s E.T. Landfill to Be Exhumed
You’ve heard the stories about Atari suffering such poor sales with the E.T. game for the Atari 2600 that they were forced to dump millions of copies into a landfill somewhere. Is it true? There seems to be some debate over this.

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Celebrates its 30th, Makes Millions Feel Really Old

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Celebrates its 30th, Makes Millions Feel Really Old
If you grew up in the 80s, you saw E.T. at least a few times – it was practically required of any child of the era. Depending on how old you were, you may have even had some of the tie-in toys, including the bike with the plastic alien sitting in the milk carton up front.
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