It’s blow molded Christmas!

As a lover of Blow molded figures, there isn’t a single thing on this page I would not accept with open arms. New Six Million Dollar Man Shirt in our Redbubble store! Don’t forget to join our new facebook group. Get the expanded digital edition of Rack Toys here.

The Creepy Elves Christmas Catalog

Recently I stumbled upon this Simpson’s Christmas Catalog at an antique mall, it was a little pricey and had few toys so I considered not buying it until I noticed something odd. There was a theme going on as many of the pages were populated by these two creepy elves. It was so weird, I […]

Pod Stallions Mini Sode 4: Top Five Christmas Presents

Ok, this isn’t much of Mini as it runs over an hour (Boy, we can talk!) but it is a fun show nonetheless. For this “Mini” Jason proposed the challenge that we talk about our “top five” Christmas presents as kids. That’s a hard thing to pick but we managed. Topics include Kenner Star Wars […]

Christmas Wishlist 1981

This past summer, my family sold the home that belonged to my grandparents, a place I spent some very happy Christmases in. I even wrote a blog post about it back in the fall. While it was obviously a sad time, it also had it’s bright spots. One of them was discovering the woman kept […]

Atari Dreams

My grandmother never threw catalogs out, she let them sit until the new one came in. So I can remember spending the better part of a year staring at this image, plotting as to how I would make the Atari 2600 mine. I had to get my first job but it was so worth it […]

The BIonic Age

Christmas always reminds me of the Bionic Man, I think it’s because he was pricier than Mego or Big Jim. I honestly got every Bionic toy I had at Christmas and it was a sweet three years, let me tell you.

1985 Child World Toy Catalog

Even though I personally was a teenager at the time, I fondly remember stocking a toy aisle full of a lot the things in this Child World Toy Flyer from 1985.  This piece is chock full of happy memories for 80s kids from the popular Care Bears, Go Bots and He-Man to the more forgotten […]

A Corduroy Christmas

I’d like to pretend this is a snippet from our office Christmas party. Thank you  everyone for a really terrific, positive year. I deeply appreciate all the kindness and laughs you’ve shared with me by reading, listening and writing in, I am humbled by the responses I get to this crazy project. So as I go […]