All Blog Posts Tagged 'Toys' (10)

Toys Illustrate the Devastation of Chernobyl

Considered the worst nuclear power plant accident in history, and one of only two classified as a level 7 event on the International Nuclear Event Scale (the other being the recent Fukushima nuclear accident), the Chernobyl disaster is one of the greatest catastrophes we've experienced in modern times. While most of us could never fully understand its impact, one photographer made it his mission to show… Continue

Added by alice on May 5, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Plastic Toys with Funny Captions (10 pics)

Horses Gonna Horse

Last time we caught up with Aled Lewis he was making us laugh with his mischievous 8-bit characters and now he's practically making us roll on the floor with these funny plastic toys! It's all part of Make Something 365, a self-initiated project…


Added by alice on March 23, 2011 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Toys with Fragile Feelings (6 total)

London-based multimedia artist Nigel Grimmer makes toys come alive in this creepy cool series titled Be Careful of Things Left Behind. It's an ominous title that works perfectly with his creative scenes.

"This is a series of work I created in Tokyo in 2005," he says. "The images were constructed using toys and models from around the city. 'Be Careful… Continue

Added by alice on November 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

The Story Behind Yum Yum's Hilarious Vinyl Toys (15 total)

(Note: Reposting with interview added.) When we first laid eyes on Yum Yum's hilarious vinyl toys, we couldn't stop laughing. With cool characters that range from a kick-ass, karate-wielding granny to an action hero with a fondness for chickens, they all make you want to stop and come up with your own crazy story behind them.

We were able to catch up with the… Continue

Added by alice on September 26, 2010 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Too Cute! Toys from Toy Story Discover Google

Ah...this is just too cute! "Andy's going to college. The toys are nervous. In the meantime, they discover Google." This is a great search story from Google that promotes Toy Story 3 which comes out on June 18. Pre-order your tickets on Facebook.

Here's a cool little piece of info courtesy of… Continue

Added by alice on June 9, 2010 at 8:36am — No Comments

Action Figure Package Backs From The 80's (6 Pics)

This should bring back some memories for those of us who grew up in the 80's. It might be hard for some of you youngsters to imagine but before George Lucas revolutionized the toy industry action figures did not exist. Instead you had something more like a doll with removable clothes and no "Kung Fu Grip". You can see more of these package backs… Continue

Added by Kevin on February 16, 2010 at 2:24pm — 1 Comment

Toys on Roids

"Iron Man Ponders How To Drain Energy From A Vintage Battery"

When I see old toys it brings back memories. It does for everyone doesn't it? They

link back to a certain era and place, situations and emotions. But most of all, it brings out the part of me that wants to just grab that toy and create entire imaginary stories around them. Sean Tubridy obviously does the same.

Also known… Continue

Added by Inka Leoni on December 31, 2009 at 2:13am — 4 Comments

Plush Characters by Esty Gertzman

Esty Gertzman has been creating plush characters since 1991. The Amsterdam-based artist prefers to use the term ‘Zoo Art’ when refering to her creations. The collection of fantasy figures and animals was hand-made using wool, felt and plush fabrics. The selection of her most recent work is currently available on her online store.

More… Continue

Added by Mike Gusto on November 25, 2009 at 10:59am — No Comments

Joe Wilson Action Figure

Here it is the perfect holiday gift for the conservatives in your family. Complete with "you lie" audio this little Congressman can be purchased over at the Herobuilders website.

Added by Kevin on September 22, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

They See Me Strollin' - They Hatin'

A long time ago in a basement far, far away....

EPISODE VII: Some Fresh Hope

A rebel band of nerds endowed with the ways of the boom-bap forged the one hope that could forever end the um, reign of the evil Suckadelic overlords.…


Added by E on February 23, 2009 at 1:32pm — No Comments

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