Tag Archives: toy issue

Games and the Games That Game Them

Trevor Lockwood, contributor   Since the beginning of time, toys have existed, obviously. Ya know, since your parents weren’t all too bored before your funky face came to be, they had toys growing up as well! Some of my favorite toys have just been revamped trinkets of yesteryear. Take the ancient stick. When I was growing up I played with …

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Top 15 Cracker Jack Prizes

Jaclyn Weiand, contributor   According to wikipedia, Cracker Jack discontinued physical prizes in 2016. Did anyone tell me before I started this thrilling piece of investigative journalism about Cracker Jack prizes? Short answer: no. Long answer: hell no! I didn’t learn until AFTER I bought 40 bags of the stuff and went rooting through each bag like the eager racoon …

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Creepy Toys for Children

Ray Flynn, staff               Teddy Ruxpin – Creepy Mo-Fo that talks and rolls his eyes around. Need I say more?               Furby – Another talking beast with wandering eyes. This one however, is definitely plotting against you. Especially if you have more than one. Howdy Doody – When …

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Henderson Centaur Interview

When the Henderson Centaur awoke from its 352-year slumber in the remote coastal village of Eureka, it was confused. The half-man/half-beast was disoriented and angry. In a moment of absolute desperation, the creature began screeching, screaming and vocalizing its discontent in a frightened, abrasive manner. These sounds can be heard while strolling through Eureka’s Henderson Center, the captive beast expressing …

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Where Are They Now? Interview with Slinky

Keith D, contributor   I recently got to catch up with my childhood hero, Slinky. As we all know, Slinky had fallen into some dark times, but during our interview he was lucid, articulate, and downright charming. So without further ado, here is the unedited transcript of our conversation:   KD: Slinky, it’s great to see you, and I must …

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Bud Time – Strain: Hot Berry – Grower: Sunrise Mountain Farms

Matt Redbeard and Evan Vest, contributors           Strain: Hot Berry Grower: Sunrise Mountain Farms   Redbeard: It’s a total mindfuck. You get caught up in this very flavorful bouquet of berries and like, pepper and cheesecake, then you realize that you’re levitating and your third eye is way wide open and hella bloodshot. I’ve never gotten …

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The Louis C.K. Action Figure!

Cornell Reid and Chris Durant, contributors                   With Cum-Fu Grip!   Shows up at your house whether you ordered it or not!   Fits most doorways.   One pack of “Rope Shooter Goo” refill bottle included.   You don’t even play with the action figure, you just watch it play with itself. …

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Star Wars Action Figures We’d Like to See

You can find some obscure Star Wars action figures out there, some of characters that don’t even have screen time and are only referenced in a comic book. Well, if they’re gonna do action figures, they should make figures for these unsung heroes of the Star Wars universe.                 Princess Leia’s Hairdresser There’s …

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