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

The Repacked Podcast

The Repacked Podcast features comprehensive conversations about action figures and the franchises behind these toys and collectibles.
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Zap! Ray Gun Classics

Published in 1991, Zap! Ray Gun Classics is a sure-fire nostalgia trip for anyone who grew up in the Space-Age era of Flash Gordon, Buck Rogers, and Tom Corbett.
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Defunctland

The Defunctland YouTube channel examines the history of extinct theme parks and themed entertainment experiences.
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Cheap Laffs: The Art of the Novelty Item

If you enjoy the harmless pranksterism of silly things like joy buzzers, whoopie cushions, fake dog poop, or snake nut cans, Cheap Laffs: The Art of the Novelty Item will be right up your alley.
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LEGO Life Magazine

LEGO Life Magazine is a free quarterly publication for kids ages 5-10. It resembles a comic book, full of adventure stories featuring LEGO characters and playsets.
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Toyland: The High-Stakes Game of the Toy Industry

This book uses the two-year development process of the Dino-Riders action figure line by Tyco Toys as a springboard for discussion on history, advertising strategies, politics, and the sobering economic reality of seasonal sales cycles in the toy industry.
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RetroBlasting

The RetroBlasting YouTube channel takes viewers back to the 1970s and 1980s through analysis and commentary on popular cartoons and toys of the era.
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Beyond the Brick

The Beyond the Brick YouTube channel showcases the work of LEGO creators from around the world.
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Comics in the Golden Age Podcast

Comics in the Golden Age Podcast guides listeners through the best years of comics; sharing stories about the writers, illustrators, and characters of the classics.
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DOLLS

DOLLS magazine is a print and digital publication written by and for collectors of antique, fashion, baby, fantasy, and porcelain dolls.
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Galaxy Science Fiction

Galaxy Science Fiction was a print publication capitalizing on the public's thirst for stories that expanded the imagination and played off the hopes and fears of society during the height of the Cold War.
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Museum of Talking Boards

The Museum of Talking Boards is an online destination for people intrigued by the history, art, and mythology of spirit boards.
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