1978 Shindana Toys Catalog

Formed in 1968 (with some no obligation assistance from Mattel), Shindana Toys was a Los Angeles based company that wanted to create unique toys for black children. This catalog, from the company’s tenth anniversary sees them branching out into a toy company that now provides a diverse selection of ethnic characters. Speaking of characters, Shindana […]

You Gotta Wash Yer Ass, Kid

I love Redd Foxx but I kind of think it weird that a toy company (my guess would be Shindana) thought that the nightclub comic and TV Superstar would make the perfect Teddy Bear.Maybe his TV Character Fred Sanford but Foxx himself worked pretty blue, bless his heart. One of his sayings, “Wash your face […]