The Transformers Official YouTube channel features commercials, interviews with franchise creators and contributors, animated shorts, and other entertaining videos that bring context to the cast of robotic characters.
You can now give your LEGO bricks a new home via the LEGO Replay program and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Writer G. Wayne Miller captured the dynamics of the toy industry and its relationship with Hollywood in his 1998 bestselling book Toy Wars. In his new book, Kid Number One: Alan Hassenfeld and Hasbro, Miller revisits Hasbro to uncover the unlikely rise of the Hassenfeld Brothers – the eponymous founders of Hasbro – and shines the light on one of the company’s most fabled leaders.
“These people are doing some real goofy things…”
Rubik’s continues to evolve its iconic 3D cube puzzle with the launch of Rubik’s Connected Platform perfect for the data analyst in your life.
They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women.
This book offers a number of colorful projects that use the toy’s basic building blocks: rods and spools.
Released by Colorforms in 1971, the Finger of Fate was a fortune-telling “crystal ball,” a mashup of Magic 8-Ball and a Ouija board.
The Flexible Flyer’s New Jersey roots are honoured by the Moorestown Public Library’s permanent exhibit dedicated to the iconic steerable sled.
Fast Food chain Wendy’s has dropped a tabletop RPG and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Jonathan Perry Waters collects metal toy soldiers. He talks about the origins of his hobby and the role his sons played in helping him earn a Guinness World Record.
A 1989 print advertisement for Call the Plumber from Tiger Games.
LEGO set number 75255 allows fans of the sci-fi space-opera franchise to build a 16-inch tall jumbo-size model of Yoda.
My Side of the Laundry Room is a YouTube channel that highlights memorable – and a few best-left-forgotten – comics, movies, television shows, games, and toys from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.
Released in the late 1950s, the Magnajector from Rainbow Crafts (1959) was a kid-friendly opaque projector, and the company’s first foray outside of its iconic Play-Doh modeling compound.
Situated in Manhattan’s East Village, Toy Tokyo is a pop culture toy and collectible emporium specializing in art toys, figures, and sculptures from around the world.
Mattel has launched a new gender inclusive doll line and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.