Battle of the Planets Book and Record Set

While packing up this month, i found this wonderful piece that belongs to my wife. It’s a book and record set from France very similar to our Power Records or I guess the Disney book and records. Canada has a large French population so many books, records and toys native to France were available here. […]

Pod Stallions 41 : Robots!

For our 41st episode (and 3rd of 2016 if you’re keeping count) we’re joined by Famous Monsters of Filmland Editor David Weiner (@tikiambassador) for a discussion of all things robotic. We each pick and discuss our personal three favourite and least favourite mechanical men from film and television over the decades and discuss why. Along […]

Lovable Smoking Traveler’s Pet

I was pleased to track one of these down over the weekend as my dad sold them back in the 70s. I was always fascinated by the concept, especially the notion that the Hanna Barbera characters were chain smokers. As an adult, I’m going to venture a guess that this isn’t an officially licensed product. […]

Hey! Hey! Hey!

I never ran into these Chemtoy Fat Albert figures as a kid but if I had, they would have so been mine.  I’m not sure why there isn’t a Dumb Donald figure staring back at while I type this, what’s wrong with me? Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings is a limited edition 144 page book […]

Colouring Book Theater: Valley of the Dinosaurs

Valley of the Dinosaurs I haven’t done a CBT at all this year, so I’m glad I found this book whilst visiting the groovy retro store Planet of the Stuff two weeks back. I remember this show well as a kid, mostly because to me it seemed like an animated knock off version of my beloved […]

Podstallions 14: Filmation Part One

We’ve probably mentioned Filmation in every one of our shows (it’s our anniversary BTW, what did you get us?) so it’s no surprise that Jason and myself are huge fans of the legendary animation company. Episode one explore our earliest memories of Filmation and tries to relay the Saturday morning experience, look for a longer […]