8 things we wanted to share this week:
- Tim Burton-inspired recipes inhabit the pages of new cookbook ‘The Nightmare Before Dinner.’
- This 1996 video game catalogue from Toys “R” Us will take you back to your youth.
- Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, the voice of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, is leaving Sesame Street after 50 years.
- Scratch and Sniff Halloween costumes seemed like a good idea at one point.
- The LEGO Group and Blizzard Entertainment are partnering to create building sets inspired by the Overwatch video game.
- Just in time for the holidays: The ‘Elf on the Shelf‘ family is growing.
- In the 1960s, the U.S. government developed a plan to pay spies with gear from the Sears catalog.
- Mattel and Toys “R” Us Canada are co-celebrating Barbie’s 60th anniversary.
Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.