Alice in Wonderland - American McGee Action Figures / Doll Series

(10-09-2017) When It Was Cool continues #MonsterMonth with a look at the twisted and dark versions of Alice in Wonderland based on the American McGee video game interpretation. These amazingly well crafted figures from Milo's Factory capture the macabre and sinister world of American McGee's Alice and takes you down an entirely different rabbit hole.  Read More


The Story of Looney's Tavern and the Free State of Winston (not Jones)

(07-23-2017) When It Was Cool takes a look at a little known story from United States history.  When the south seceded from the Union during the American Civil War an Alabama county seceded (sort of) from the state.  The story of the southern separatists has seldom been told.  From Mississippi (as in the Free State of Jones) to Alabama (as in the Free State of Winston) not everyone in the south was on-board with the Confederate plan.  Today When It Was Cool takes a look back in history at the time some people in the deep south said, "nope!"  Read More.


Sunday, Funday!

(01-08-2017) When It Was Cool celebrates a Sunday, Funday with a funny look back at games we played as kids.  Read More.


Super Friends Saturday!

(01-07-2017) When It Was Cool takes a look back at the iconic Saturday morning DC Comics cartoon series the Super Friends. Read More.


Best of 2016 Picks

(12-28-2016) Joseph Perry talks about his best When It Was Cool picks from 2016 in television, movies, music, comics, and more.  Read More.


Christmas From the Heart Part 4

(12-23-2016) When It Was Cool continues our nostalgic look back at iconic Christmas properties with a lesson on the reason for the season.  Read More.


Christmas From the Heart Part 3

(12-14-2016) When It Was Cool continues our nostalgic look back at iconic Christmas properties with a lesson on giving from A Christmas Carol!  Read More.


Christmas From the Heart Part 2

(12-04-2016) When It Was Cool takes a look back at another iconic Christmas story with a lesson  How the Grinch Stole Christmas!  Read More.


Christmas From the Heart Part 1

(12-02-2016) When It Was Cool takes a look back at one of the most iconic Christmas time shows- Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and memories of Christmas past!  Read More.


He-Man & The Masters of the Universe by Filmation

(11-23-2016) When It Was Cool looks back at the 1983 debut of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe cartoon by Filmation.  Read More.


Podcasting 101 - Everything You Want to Know About Podcasting

(11-13-2016) Ever thought about starting a podcast? Do you have a podcast? Thinking of starting to listen to podcasts? Get an inside look for a veteran about podcasting.  Read More.


Loonie the French Bulldog vs French Fries Video

(10-11-2016) Loonie the Frenchie from the When It Was Cool family is fat, does tricks, and loves French Fries.  Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5ZZxaxD_-s


Ghost Town Flea Market Review

(10-10-2016) The When It Was Cool family recently visited a really cool old flea market in North Alabama.  This has become one of our most popular articles.  A really neat place!  Read More.


Indonesian Marionette Puppet Review

(09-30-2016) The When It Was Cool family recently purchased this abomination of the macabre.  Meet the Indonesian Marionette Puppet.  Read More.



When It Was Cool The Rabbit Hole Zone

Alice in Wonderland * Misc * Flea Markets * Odds and Ends