Collectors Weekly, an online resource for collectors of vintage treasures, writes about one couple’s incredible Johnson Smith collection. Toy Tales editor-in-chief Todd Coopee contributes his thoughts on the challenges of selling large personal collections.
Joel Haslam of CTV’s Regional Contact talks with Toy Tales Editor-in-Chief Todd Coopee about his book Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven. The two discuss the appeal of nostalgia and the popularity of the Easy-Bake Oven, bake a cake in the toy oven, and play a rousing game of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots.
In the The Globe and Mail article Why the Easy-Bake Oven Continues to Fascinate Us, the author ponders the staying power and lasting appeal of the Easy-Bake Oven. While reflecting on his own childhood memories of the perennially popular toy, the article takes a look at the history and borrows from Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake Oven.