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Best podcasts about toys that made us

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Toy Power Podcast
#288: News & Latest Scores with DaveyDamaged!

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 76:30


This week on the Toy Power Podcast, we are joined by the great man himself: DaveyDamaged!  With an intro plug for his Calendar we than swing things into the latest News circling our radar.  Kevin Conroy's legacy, Eternia green lit & then some fake news that tricks Ben into promoting.  Xmas on Cybertron, plus the announcement of TMNT Ultimates Wave 9.  More news regarding a ghost from Thundercats, plus we highlight Legions Con with some of the amazing announcements that have spawned out of there.  It wouldn't be a new ep without another McFarlane Batman reveal, but also some more MOTU characters too.  A very expensive 5pk of Power Rangers, Guns and rounding out we touch on the eye-catching Armies Of Ashmore Dinosaurs!!  Second segment of the show is Latest scores - with some heavy hitting items being secured by each of us!  Another fun ep, especially with our great guest! Be sure to check out more from Davey at: Dave's Video Graveyard - a NSFW Podcast loosely based around film reviews; plus get your orders in for the AWESOME 2023 DvG Calendar!Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Four Finger Discount (Simpsons Podcast)
Brian Volk-Weiss Interview (”The Toys That Made Us” creator)

Four Finger Discount (Simpsons Podcast)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 28:53


Today we're lucky to be joined by Brian Volk-Weiss, the creator of VICE's new hit series "Icons Unearthed", which focuses on The Simpsons this season. He's also created show such as "The Toys/Movies That Made Us", "Behind The Attraction" and more. Support the show to gain access to hours of bonus podcasts at patreon.com/fourfingerdiscount

Toy Power Podcast
#287: Emily's Halloween Spectacular!!

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2022 63:07


This week on the Toy Power Podcast we talk to the delightful Emily Lind!  With a spooky theme right from the start, you are in for a trick or treat!  The fun get to know you questions, and then it's time to shine some light on the amazing shrine that she has built around Peter Crushing.  A fascinating insight to the famous Grand Moff antagonist from Star Wars & how one builds a shrine on this character - but also a deeper look at his marvellous acting carrier.  Then we pivot into the world of Horror.  With Toy Company's at their peak - we are treated with an exciting or scary selection of items.  TV , Movie , Books as well as Comic Book shoutouts form every era imaginable.  We ask Emily to break-down how she as a horror fan - chooses her toys & what pops out to her; as well as a break-down of the difference between the films that are categorised as Universal & Hammer Horror.  We also ask the hard question - what would Emily like to see in the Horror genre from films in the future...  If you wish to hear more from the knowledgeable Emily - be sure to check out her Podcast: The Canto Bight Dispatch.Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Toy Power Podcast
#286: News, I think...

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2022 66:26


Today on the show, I'm not even on the show! Yes as I, Francis Ignatious Calixto Allan, sit here and write this, I can neither confirm nor deny the contents of this episode as, I simply wasn't there! But after having done this nearly 300 times, here's my speculation: Trent says something wise and outlandish, Ben says "100 percent" 80% of the time and Producer Scot, well he must have done something right because the audio got recorded! Is this what it's like for ya'll out there, listening to it for the first time? It's both surreal and exciting! I'm sure it will be a banger! Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Toy Power Podcast
#285: Hot Takes and Cool Gifts

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2022 78:20


Coming in from the deep south today, we get some fire and brimstone as Producer Scot challenges us to come up with some Hot Takes facing the toy industry. Last time Frank got controversial on a beloved toyline, it became a bit of a thing, so strap yourselves in folks! But to even us out, out of the north, a swift cold front sweeps in direct from Canada. Thanks to our amazing friend Colin, we get to open a bunch of unsolicited gifts on air. If you want proof that people actually listen to what we say, go no further because the love and dedication put into this parcel goes beyond words. The guy even brought presents for our kids! MIND. BLOWN. Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Toy Power Podcast
#284: Mega News Meltdown! Toy Fair and more!

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2022 101:27


With PulseCon and NYCC reveals banking up, this was always gonna be a long, crazy episode. So crazy we forgot to tune Trents mic apparently! In this extended episode we cover it all from the usual suspects from Star Wars, Marvel Legends, DC Multiverse, Origins, NECA and Super7, but also the road less travelled with Nacelle, Mondo, Toho and too many more to name. We also unpack the recent closure of Aussie retailer BulletProof Villain and the fallout from it. Lastly, our hometown super-event The Adelaide Comic and Toy Fair gets a glowing recap as we talk tales, latest scores and hilarity from one epic day.Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The WDW Radio Show - Your Walt Disney World Information Station
WDW Radio # 695 - Interviews from New York ComicCon: Scot Drake and Brian Volk-Weiss

The WDW Radio Show - Your Walt Disney World Information Station

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2022 58:26


WDW Radio # 695 - WDW Radio # 695 - Interviews from New York ComicCon: Scot Drake and Brian Volk-Weiss I just returned from New York Comic Con 2022, and want to share two of the conversations I had while there. The first is with Scot Drake, Creative Executive Marvel Global Portfolio from Walt Disney Imagineering about Marvel and its place in the Disney Parks and Experiences around the world. We talk about the evolution of the storytelling experiences in the parks, including interactivity and personalization, and the connections the Parks, characters, and stories have with guests. I also had the opportunity to interview Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of The Toys That Made Us and The Movies That Made Us, Behind the Attraction on Disney+, and his newest project, Icons Unearthed: The Simpsons. We discuss not only this new series about the longest-running TV show of all time, but storytelling, filmmaking, and fandom. Stay tuned for our Disney Trivia Question of the Week where you can enter to win a Disney prize package, and more updates at the end of the show. If you like what you hear, please share the show and tell a friend. So sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio Show. ---------------------------------- WDWRadio.com - Visit the site and blog WDWRadio.com/Clubhouse - Join the community and conversation on Facebook WDWRadioNATION - Get monthly rewards, and help support the show WDWRadioLIVE.com - Watch and chat LIVE Wednesdays at 7:30pm ET WDWRadio.com/Podcasts - Show notes, past episodes, links, and photos WDWRadio.com/Events - WDW Radio Disney meets, events, cruises, and more! WDWRadio.com/Shirts - Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, logo gear and more! 407-900-9391 - Call the voicemail with a question, comment or "Hello!" from the parks THANK YOU for your support by voting WDW Radio Best Travel Podcast for 9 consecutive years! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the WDW Radio show. Thanks for listening! Be sure to tune in next week! ---------------------------------- LouMongello.com- Let me help you turn what you love into what you do with one-on-one mentoring, mastermind groups, and my Momentum Workshop in Walt Disney World. I can also speak at your event, conference, business, or school. ---------------------------------- LET'S CONNECT! WDWRadio.com/Community Facebook.com/WDWRadio Instagram.com/LouMongello Twitter.com/LouMongello YouTube.com/WDWRadio Pinterest.com/LouMongello LinkedIn.com/in/LouMongello

Toy Power Podcast
#283: History of The Adelaide Fairs!!

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2022 74:01


This Week on the Toy Power Podcast, we are catching up again with Special Guest Brett.  Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, this will not be covering the most recent October Fair itself, however, we instead take a look back at how Brett has built up this awesome calendar event.  Now in its 8th year - how did it all start & find out why he can never stop!  Getting the inside scoop from Brett - about the thinking & planning behind these events, Artist Alleys, Venues vs Basketball courts, early TPP recordings & how different places can really change the atmosphere of the fairs.  Find out what hurdles he had to jump over when dealing through the Covid Pandemic, as well as nightmarish last minute set-up changes....  Then we throw some off the wall ideas at Brett; in hopes to maybe grow the Adelaide Fair even more...  All this, as well as some stand-out memories from the past Fairs, along with shout-outs of some our historically greatest scores!  Then to round out the ep - we have a Quiz - created by Brett.  Fun Times!Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Toy Power Podcast
#282: How much for the car?

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 78:06


Today it's news day and we are Trent-less – Enter the Brett! His hair and voice are almost a match only with 1000% more comics! There's some surprises from Hasbro, a cool cool Leo figure to tempt the hell out of Frank but the bulk of our chat comes down to price. Be it massive LEGO sets, super cheap Batmobeasts and at the other end, a crazy HasLabs project that has already courted controversy.  Are Americans finally feeling the pinch of $50 six-inch figures? Oh and was there something about Deadpool that happened this week? Hear Frank's crazy plot theory. Brett then brings the pre-Toy Fair hype with some wonderful gifts.Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Because You Watched Starcrash
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 (1993) - Because You Watched Starcrash

Because You Watched Starcrash

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 60:46


“Big mistake, dude!” Your Distinguished Professors tackle a movie that temporarily killed a franchise and that isn't X-Men 3! We suffered through the joyless simulation of a movie that is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III, so now you have to listen to us chat about it! It's only fair! Topics discussed include the confusing proliferation of TMNT media, a plug for The Toys That Made Us, Corey Feldman's hacky voice acting, an interminable attempt to project our group dynamic onto the turtles, the bad targeting of the jokes for the adults, the degeneration of the turtle effects and Splinter's loss of his lower torso, the time swap plot, interspecies turtle lust for April O'Neil, magical time travel finally makes its appearance, Leonardo's Cyclops-like uselessness, endless attempts to try to figure out how racist this movie is, our intervention regarding Vanderpool's habit of falling asleep in movies, the unresolved mystery of the drawings of the turtles from the past, a digression into kappa, the ubiquitous ‘80s desire to become a ninja, arguably the worst 90s villain falling death, and Clink's insane double Michelangelo mask moment which dominates the podcast. Follow us on Facebook! Because You Watched Starcrash Music credits: "Laser Groove" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/because-you-watched/support

Toy Power Podcast
#281: Fresh - Let's Get Ready To Rumble!!

Toy Power Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2022 65:45


It's time for us to spotlight the Wild World of Wrestling!  To help us shout out the correct information; we have the Ring-Master man himself: Mr Criss Fresh!  After a little bit of local toy aisle chats, we get to the crux of how wrestling became the juggernaut that it is known to be.  Through the eyes of Fresh, how did Wrestling hit his radar as a kid.  A captivating story of Fresh following Wrestlemania through TV & Tape trading's, plus all the schoolyard banter - then the natural progression onto toys.  Fresh Smacks Down the facts & memories of indestructible LJN figures & their off-shoot bendy counterparts too.  The discovery of WWF Hasbro figures & their great sculpts!  The realisation that some of these 'Green-back' figures did not get a wider world release - but are quite plentiful in Australia!  Galoob & ToyBiz toylines featuring WCW characters & Jakks Pacific covering WWF.  Poppy covering the Japanese Wresting series & Remco spotlighting the AWA Federation.  Original San Fransico Toy Makers covering the WCW & ECW.  Then that new age era...  The 'PG' era of Wrestling.  Quickly followed by an Inverted Atomic Drop.... Mattel enters the Ring & takes home the Championship Belt in the Toy Aisles; & not forgetting that CharaPro winning over in the East, under their New Japan Wrestling toyline.  All this & more!  A genuinely energetic chat about not only about one man's History with Wrestling Toys, but the passion to the Ring & it's very Famous Inhabitants.  This could just be; the Best their is, the Best there was & the Best there ever will be!!!Support the show: http://patreon.com/toypowerpodcastSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.