8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Extreme Barbie Jeep racing is a thing.
- Christmas 1977 was filled with the sounds of something other than Christmas carols: remembering The Story Of Star Wars LP.
- Scrabble masters recall their most memorable plays.
- If you consider Thomas the Tank Engine rather cerebral, you haven’t seen these extreme stunts from 5MadMovieMakers.
- This set of vintage photos show what holiday shopping was like in New York City 100 years ago.
- Have we reached peak podcast? ‘Wolverine’ gets his own podcast.
- The first lesson on this list may just be the most important: Five lessons for aspiring game designers.
- The Toy Association announced three inductees into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame, including Andrea Barthello, James R. Becker, and Stan Lee.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.