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Discover books, magazines, podcasts, and blogs that celebrate toy history, pop culture, and collecting.

Transformers Official

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.

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My Side of the Laundry Room

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.

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American Girls Podcast

American Girls Podcast examines the original American Girl book series and the impact of its stories and characters on pop culture.

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ToyFare

Published from 1997 – 2011, ToyFare magazine was not your usual toy industry publication.

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The Trek Collective

The Trek Collective website is an online resource showcasing Star Trek-related merchandise and collector knowledge of all kinds.

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Model Car & Track

Model Car & Track magazine coincided with the American slot-car racing fad of the 1960s and focused on slot-car racing across all scales and types of cars.

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The SPIRIT of Games & Gamers

Created in collaboration with the folks that brought zines Sumo and Counter to life, The SPIRIT of Games & Gamers aims to keep analog gaming top-of-mind in an era of electronic play

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The Board Game Museum

The Board Game Museum YouTube channel reviews (mostly) vintage board and card games for players looking for something a little different to play on game nights.

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All New Bricks

LEGO takes centre stage at the All New Bricks YouTube channel, which features new LEGO sets built right before viewers’ eyes in time-lapsed videos.

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Toy Trucker & Contractor

Toy Trucker & Contractor is a print and digital magazine for collectors of model trucks and other small-scale construction equipment.

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Old Toy Soldier

Old Toy Soldier journal is a print publication for toy soldier collectors and hobbyists.

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Antique Toy World Magazine

First published in 1970, Antique Toy World quickly established itself as a top resource for toy collectors worldwide.

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Brick Fanatics Magazine

Brick Fanatics Magazine is a monthly print publication created by and for adult fans of LEGO.

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Star Wars Kids

The Star Wars Kids website is a child-friendly gateway into one of pop culture’s most prolific franchises.

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Branded in the 80s

The Branded in the 80s website is devoted to pop culture of the 1980s in all its fantastic, colourful, and slightly awkward glory.

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What If Geeks

The What If Geeks podcast provides colourful commentary about today’s most popular geek culture media and franchises.

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