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Keeping educated on the latest and greatest toys is a lot of work, and this year I’m asking for help!  I’ll be hosting an official Meet Up at SXSW to bring together the best and the brightest of tech toy lovers. Do you have a cool new piece of technology to show off?  Or maybe

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The continued search for the latest and greatest in toys and distraction led Toy Joy to New York this week.  As the Javits Center hosted the 111th Annual American Toy Fair®, we searched the aisles for fun, and here is what we found: “Captain, there appears to be only toys on this planet.”  What an

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Published on October 14, 2012, by in Design, Trending.

Sorry, by now the catchy beats of “Gangam Style” must be ringing through your head.  It’s inescapable; K-pop is the cute new kid on the music block and I love cute kids! In light of all the furor I thought I would throw out a helpful list for the uninitiated.  Keep in mind that this list is

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This past Saturday, I was lucky enough to be at the Alamo Drafthouse’s Summer of ’82 screening of The Dark Crystal.  In our current era of unimaginative film studios,  enjoying a great classic movie can often be marred with negative associations from poorly produced, or just plain unnecessary remakes.  The following list is all based of internet rumors, which

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Click here to view the video on YouTube. Trolls are back!  Originally created in 1959 in Denmark by Thomas Dam, these strange characters were a collectible oddity in the 60s, and a toy craze through the 80s and 90s.  You probably owned a few, but still can’t remember why exactly. Dark Horse will be releasing a simple, classic version of

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When a giant toy company makes a movie based on a board game, the bar is pretty low.  Not that Battleship isn’t a classic game, but there was never much story involved.  Forced to come up with original plot for a license, the resulting verdict is bleak.  In addition to the mediocre assault on moviegoers this past weekend. 

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Recent Pop Culture trends are revealing a new generation of grown-ups that can’t let go of their favorite childhood indulgences.  As a result, characters and cartoons originally created for a much younger market find a fan base with an entirely different set of needs and desires.  Briteshiny talks a lot about the lack of products to meet the

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