Just in time for the site’s 13th anniversary, I was honoured to be a guest on Dan Blank’s Creative Shift Podcast recently, totally out of my comfort zone but also a really fun experience. We talk about the history of the site, toy collecting, writing “Rack Toys” and blogging, it was a really enjoyable conversation. […]
I’ve progressed far enough now that I’m ready to launch a seperate web page for my upcoming book tentatively titled “Rack Toys : Cheap, Crazed Playthings”. On the new page you will find: A detailed explaination of what the book is about A basic outline of it’s content Teases as to it’s look and design […]
Not one but two new sections added to PlaidStallions.com today, both devoted to that king of Rack Toys, Azrak Hamway International or as they’re often known AHI. First we have the 1976 AHI catalog, featuring an unbelievable amount of licensed toys from Star Trek Waterpistols to Parachuting Shazam, even Dr. Zaius on a chopper, AHI […]
It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I started this blog, primarily to fill the time one afternoon while my baby daughter napped. It’s a strange feeling, it seems like yesterday although I can’t remember a time when this didn’t exist. I had no idea what I was doing when I made […]
Continuing the slow moving syndicated adventures of the Starship Enterprise, I’ll be keeping the previous entries on the site in the archive. I like Dr McCoy’s inner monologue here.