8 things we wanted to share this week:
- The new ‘Wonky Mr. Potato Head’ from Hasbro is being auctioned off to raise awareness of food waste in the UK.
- Kellogg’s is opening a permanent café dedicated to cereal in Times Square.
- Sigmund and the Sea Monsters is being rebooted, and the TV pilot is up on Amazon.
- Kick back and relax with some background music from the 1967 Spider-Man Animated Series.
- Remember Weebles? Here’s a look back at their 45-year history.
- Before Siri, there was Elwood Edwards, the voice of AOL’s “Welcome! You’ve Got Mail” login message.
- The Smithsonian has restored the original USS Enterprise for display, all 11 ft and 200 lbs of it.
- This retro video shows the evolution of the video game controller.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.