Wearable technology has been around a lot longer than we thought!
I like nonsense; It wakes up the brain cells.
Released in 1977 from American Publishing, The Gong Show Game draws inspiration from its namesake T.V. show and is kind of like a zany Method-acting class.
In 1976, well before fictional detective Horatio Caine (David Caruso doing his best William Shatner impression) surveyed a crime scene, donned his “sunglasses of justice”, and delivered an over-the-top one-liner to kick off another episode of CSI Miami, Amsco Toy Co. released their Mobile Crime Lab.
With over one and a half million YouTube subscribers, Lucky Penny Shop is the go-to source for family-friendly, entertaining, and informative toy demonstrations. On this edition of The Friday Five, I asked Dave of Lucky Penny Shop what initially inspired him to create his videos and establish an online brand.
Play poker with these Bigfoot Playing Cards and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
Released in 1983 by Mattel, Poochie was a plush stuffed animal with sassitude.
My recent contribution to CompleteSet Stories highlights some interesting and somewhat obscure facts about the iconic toy oven.
Produced from 2001-2007, Super7 Magazine began with a focus on vintage Japanese toys and quickly expanded to include such innovative toy designers and artists such as KAWS, Baseman, and Bwana Spoons.
A new twist on the classic paper airplane and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
This little guy is a very earnest pitchman. He probably grew up to be the Master of Ceremonies in a circus.
There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates loot on Treasure Island.
With advertising that touted its “three-dimensional madness” and innate ability to “drive you up the wall”, Remco’s Frustration Ball is an excellent example of truth in advertising.
Teach your preschooler how to code with the ‘Code-a-Pillar’ and 7 other things we wanted to share this week.
A vintage ad from 1968 for the Suzy Homemaker line of miniature toys from Topper Toys.
In 1972, Kenner released Sip-Along Sam, a “partner that makes refreshment time fun.”