Tag Archives: Hasbro

Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Walking Toy

Do you remember at the end of the original Toy Story movie that all of the toys had learned to be hopeful when Andy got new presents? Instead of being fearful that, as old toys, they would be replaced, they … Continue reading

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Monsters Inc. CDA Agent Talking Figure

“We have a 2319!” No scarier words have ever been spoken in the world of Monsters Inc. The CDA Agent talking figure that I’m featuring in this post says it… a lot! There must be an outbreak of child in … Continue reading

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Monsters Inc. George Sanderson Talking Figure

Monsters Inc. was released by Pixar in 2001 to rave reviews. The carefully crafted world of our monsters, both under the bed and in the closet, resonated with young and old alike! And perhaps one of the most unsung heroes … Continue reading

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Barrel of Monkeys Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

A group that is having fun and enjoying themselves is often said to be having “more fun than a barrel of monkeys.” But what is the origin of that saying? Barrel of Monkeys is a game released by Lakeside Toys in 1965. … Continue reading

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THE CHILD from Disney+ Series The Mandalorian

The debate waged as to whether this little green guy was somehow Yoda or some other being from his race. I think we all knew it couldn’t be the Jedi Master, but it was fun to argue about it in … Continue reading

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Jim Henson’s Super Grover from Sesame Street

“Presenting the adventures of everybody’s favorite hero. The man who’s faster than lightning, stronger than steel, smarter than a speeding bullet. It’s… Super Grover!“ With that, we usually hear fanfare as a blue blur bursts through a paper wall bearing … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Toy Wars

G.I. JOE AND BARBIE FIGHT IT OUT I love a good read. But I realize, after recommending many books to friends, that not everyone has the same taste in literature. My taste is so varied that I can’t always be … Continue reading

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