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Toy Tales Weekly: Keith Haring, LEGO Pop-Up Bars, Super Mario, and more


8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. Burton Snowboards has launched a new Keith Haring collection.
  2. LEGO-inspired pop-up bars are headed for Houston, Denver, and other U.S. cities.
  3. It is time to binge-watch the entire Schoolhouse Rock! series on YouTube.
  4. The trailer for Tolkien, the biopic about Lord of the Rings author J. R. R. Tolkien, has arrived.‏
  5. Fans of the 1979 cult classic “The Warriors” will be interested in this Mezco Toyz box set.
  6. The work begins anew: Toys “R” Us Inc. is looking for licensing partners.
  7. Hulu and Disney are partnering for a string of new animated superhero shows.
  8. If you’ve ever tried to make a flipbook, you’ll appreciate this hand-drawn Super Mario animation.

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