Happy Labor Day 2011

We're out celebrating the holiday with our families but found you a few clips about childhood things for grownups to tide you over: Steve from Blues Clues and Lisa Frank!

We're out celebrating the holiday with our families and hope you get to spend time with your loved ones, too!

To tide you over we found a couple clips for you:

You remember Steve from Blue's Clues? Of course you do. Well here he is telling a story from The Moth about being famous for one thing and what happens when he goes on a particularly disastrous date:

Are you a child of the 80s? Then you are guilty of loving and abusing Lisa Frank stickers. Ever want to know the story behind such classics as these?

Lisa Frank Stickers

Of course you do. Check out this mockumentary on Lisa Frank:

See you tomorrow!


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