In 1983 a guy named Stuart Anders invented a toy that would become a huge hit -- one of the biggest fad toys of a generation. But the toy world can be treacherous, and Stuart's big idea left him broke. Now he's back with a new toy and a surprising ally.
If you're an American who had a childhood, you probably have some nostalgia for Hot Wheels. Get your engines revved for this trip down memory lane as we discuss these fun and iconic toys.
This week Tim and Tom go to Toy Fair! But first, a frank discussion about how the subway tracks are cleaned, then it's on to Toy Fair! A place where they apparently don't give out free toys but will let you hurt yourself on a remote control skateboard if you ask them. We also try to solve a listener problem regarding an arranged marriage! [more inside]
When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever. [more inside]