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Pod Stallions 107: Movies based on TV Shows

RSS for PodStallions Get PodStallions on Spotify   “Pop quiz: What do The Flintstones, The Wild Wild West and Car 54, Where Are You? have in common? Is it that they could ALL have used more Victor Buono? Well, frankly, YES. But more importantly, they’ve all had big screen re-makes/re-imaginings for this episode! Yes, as usual, […]

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt

Toy-Ventures: Epic Toy Hunt 1 day, 3 antique malls, 300 miles and ten thousand steps. Come join us on our biggest toy hunt yet, the Epic Toy Hunt. We see more vintage toy eye candy that should be legal, pick up some charming stuff and play a little “antique mall bingo.” All on the extra […]

Sesame Street Garage by Child Guidance

After my last dealership visit, I think having Ernie work on my car would be an upgrade. Sure I’d have to deal with cookie crumbs but maybe he could find that rattle.   Other Sesame Street posts on PlaidStallions       Our book Rack Toys, Cheap, Crazed Playthings is now available again! Order through […]

Pod Stallions: The Addams Family

Pod Stallions: The Addams Family Who comes to mind when you think creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky? That’s right, the Pod Stallions boys! Oh, and The Addams Family, and since we clearly have so much in common, we thought it best to wrap up our October ’22 celebrations by praising the Addamses in all their […]

Toy-Ventures: Return to Monster Bash

Toy-Ventures: Return to Monster Bash Another journey to Pittsburgh as we check out the fall Monster Bash and have a blast! I saw some incredible stuff and bought a ton of vintage toys and goodies, plus I met Dracula himself, Zandor Vorkov! Check out my recap of Monster Bash 2022 and also, it’s part of […]

Toy-Ventures Issue 8 Sneak Peek

Hello All, I’m happy to share a sneak preview of Toy-Ventures magazine issue 8. Due in October, this issue will showcase the new direction for the magazine but will also retain the flavour you’ve come to expect from TV. Toy-Ventures Issue 8 will contain the most vintage toy articles we’ve ever attempted, covering genres from […]

Toy-Ventures: 80s Knock-Off Ninjas

Toy-Ventures: 80s Knock-Off Ninjas Toy-Ventures returns with a look at the 1980s obsession with Ninjas! I also cover some of my favourite Ninja action figures in my collection. What are your favourite Ninja figures? Tell me below:   #80stoys #ninja #mego New to the channel? Subscribe! ►https://bit.ly/3D3zxJK Our book Knock-Offs is available here: https://www.plaidstallions.com/reboot/   […]

Items to light up, bright up, sparkle up your environment

  I have a low-grade fascination with Colour Organs, which always seemed to be in the “Older Brother’s Room” of many of my friends. You were typically never allowed in said room, so colour organs and black lights became shrouded in mystery, and well, I think you get where I’m coming from.     What […]

Presenting the PlaidStallions Polyester Pals

  Presenting the PlaidStallions Polyester Pals Satin Monster and Ron: Space Pimp, our Podcast Mascots, will soon be available as collectible inaction figures we’ve dubbed “Polyester Pals”. Each Polyester Pals figure will be sold in an old-school baggie with a header card by regular Toy-Ventures contributor Chris Franklin. Look for Polyester Pals at PlaidStallions.com or […]

Land of the Lost Rack Toys

Land of the Lost Rack Toys   Sid and Marty Krofft’s “Land of the Lost” is not only one of their best-known shows, it’s also one of their most merchandisable. Larami Toys went to town with the license and released a slew of low-cost Rack Toys that range from logical to absolutely bonkers. The majority […]