Episode 84: Pogs

Remember Pogs? The mere mention of them will either be met with utter confusion or pure nostalgic joy.

Pogs were arguably the biggest fad of all time, but if you were a kid in the period of 1993-1997, then you most likely had your own collection of these things (unless of course, you’re Morgan living in Cornwall, apparently).

In this episode, Tom takes Morgan through a history of the short-lived ’90s craze. We look back at Pog history, the rules of the game, what went wrong, and why it was banned from school playgrounds everywhere. We also remember the many Pog-knockoffs, including Slammer Whammers and Tazos.

Tom also recalls a story from his youth that he’s not proud of, that he’s never told before…

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