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Link Roundup: Etch A Sketch Art Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Chicago artist Jane Labowitch draws and sells iconic paintings on Etch-a-Sketches.
  2. I want one! Alberta, Canada-based Charmed Playhouses creates “dream” treehouses and playhouses for children.
  3. Come out and play! Waxwork Records has re-released the soundtrack of the 1979 cult classic movie The Warriors on vinyl.
  4. Have it your way with a Whopper, fries, and use of the sauna at this new Burger King in Finland!
  5. Take a sneak-peek at the world’s largest LEGO store that just opened in Shanghai, China.
  6. You can now create your own GIFs with The Simpsons ‘Frinkiac’ quote search engine.
  7. Marvel Entertainment has launched ‘THWIP! The Big Marvel Show’, a weekly online variety show.
  8. There’s an app for that. The 1970s Moog Model 15 synthesizer is now an iOS app.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.