By Nicole Cormier
What originally started as a family-run soap plant grew into one of the most unique and exciting pop-culture shops in the country. WACKO houses an enormous collection of postcards, robots, toys and other novelties that put any other gift shop to shame. Forty years later, the Soap Plant is now also WACKO and La Luz de Jesus Gallery all housed in a megastore on Hollywood Boulevard. The 6,500 square foot retail space is home to over two million items that can take hours to explore. But it’s safe to say that a trip to WACKO will not be disappointing and will reward you will some of the coolest, most quirky gifts you can find anywhere.
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Nicole Cormier has a large and diverse family that lives all over the country, and has had the opportunity to see every state in the union while visiting them. As a freelance writer and editor she has the freedom to experience the world and partake in her beloved passions all while writing about it.
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