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

Where’s the Fun From? – Who Invented Mega Mouth?

In the latest installment from his YouTube series Where’s the Fun From?, Guest Contributor Tim Walsh tells the story of a fateful trip to a grocery store in Taiwan, led to the creation of a silly game of super-sized smiles, MEGA MOUTH!

Elevate My Chess

The Elevate My Chess website is a virtual gathering place for chess players of all ages and experience levels.

ComicBook Nation

Geek culture unites under ComicBook Nation, the official podcast of ComicBook.com. Tune in for timely news along with light and humorous commentary and reviews.

Bad Fads Museum

Pet Rocks, mood rings, goldfish swallowing, and telephone booth stuffing. These are just a few of the pop-culture phenomena highlighted by the Bad Fads Museum, an online collection of curious crazes.

Rescue & Restore

Aimed at adult antique collectors and vintage enthusiasts, the Rescue & Restore YouTube channel showcases the process of restoring classic and antique toys to their former rust-free glory.

Transformers: A Visual History

The ancient conflict between the Autobots and the Decepticons is front-and-center in Transformers: A Visual History, from author and archivist Jim Sorensen.

Where’s the Fun From? – Ant Farm

In the latest installment from his YouTube series Where’s the Fun From?, Guest Contributor Tim Walsh reveals how a picnic in the summer of 1956 inspired Milton Levine to give the world, Ant Farm!

TRG Restoration

Don’t junk those old tin toys! The TRG Restoration YouTube channel showcases the process of restoring vintage tin toys and other objects.

What’s It Worth? on A&E

What’s it Worth? is host Jeff Foxworthy’s new entrant to the “Antiques Roadshow” genre, geared toward collecting enthusiasts and treasure-hunters alike.

Fantasy Magazine

After a four-year hiatus, Fantasy Magazine is set to return to ebook readers in November 2020.

Mouse Heaven

The Mouse Heaven website showcases toy designer Mel Birnkrant’s collections of Mickey Mouse and comic characters.