Toy Tales Weekly: National Toy Hall of Fame, LEGO, KB Toys, and more

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. That’s a wrap! The 2018 inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame were Uno, pinball, and Magic 8 Ball.
  2. Have we reached peak Pringles? There are now three Thanksgiving flavors added to the chip mix.
  3. Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda received the Barbie and Ken doll treatment for Mary Poppins Returns.
  4. Good idea! The Toys for Tickets program in Orillia, Ontario allows residents to pay parking fines with toy donations.
  5. LEGO’s new ‘This is not a Brick’ campaign hits the mark.
  6. The Brady Bunch cast reunited at their iconic TV house ahead of the HGTV renovation series.
  7. Blizzard Entertainment and Hasbro have teamed up to produce a trio of blasters for Overwatch fans.
  8. The KB Toys relaunch has been pushed back to 2019.

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