Needless Things Podcast 368: Forgotten Toys of Yesteryear

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On this week’s episode Needless Things is teaming up with The Clown is Down to talk about some of the forgotten toy lines of the past!

Everyone knows about Star Wars, GI Joe, and Transformers. But what about Supernaturals, Popples, or Mighty Crusaders? It’s time those unsung heroes got some love, too!

Listen in as Dave talks to Keith and Pete – the hosts of The Clown is Down podcast – about the little toy lines that could have, but didn’t, on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 364: Masters of the Universe Origins

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Our resident He-Manologist Mr. Beau Brown and Masters of the Universe historian Joe Shoes join Dave for a review of Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Origins line thus far!

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Needless Things Podcast 361: Star Wars – The 1995 Relaunch

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MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!

In a few days.

On this week’s episode Dave and Head of Research Ryan Schweck look back at the line of Star Wars toys that a younger generation calls their first – Kenner’s 1995 Power of the Force 2!

Listen in as Dave and Ryan share their memories of collecting this red-carded phenomenon on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 360: Toy News Roundup

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Dave and Head of Research Ryan Schweck run down a ton of toy news and thoughts about toy collecting in general. To Detolf or not to Detolf? Tune in and find out!

Listen in as Dave and Ryan talk toys on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 355: Toy Gimmicks

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Sounds, lights, action features, glow-in-the-dark plastic, vacuum metalizing, light piping, and more are all features made to enhance the appeal of toys and action figures.

On this week’s episode Glowmania World Champion Bob Burke and Ricky Zero and Bambi Lynn from Radio Cult join the show to talk about the greatest and best toy gimmicks of all time!

Listen in as the crew determines what makes for a great toy feature and what might ruin an otherwise perfectly good toy on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 354: Super 7

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Since 2001 toy company and retailer Super 7 has been making their dreams come true in plastic form.

Starting as a magazine about vintage Japanese toys and evolving over two decades into one of the most respected toy companies in the world, Super 7 has stayed true to its independent, punk-rock roots.

On this week’s episode of the Needless Things Podcast Super 7 super-fans Dave and Kristian discuss the history of the company and its offerings from the renowned ReAction line to the current collector darlings, the Ultimates.

Listen in as Dave and Kristian dive deep into a modern toy phenomenon on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 342: Tim Clarke – Return of the Boglins!

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Boglins and Sectaurs creator Tim Clarke returns to the Needless Things Podcast to talk about the return of one of his greatest creations – 80s gross-out toy staple, BOGLINS!

One of the greatest toy concepts of the 80s is returning in a huge way via Kickstarter – go check out Boglins® World Domination right now for what is truly one of the best Kickstarters Needless Things has seen!

On this episode their co-creator, Tim Clarke, will discuss how those outrageous creatures that come alive in your hands have returned and what the future holds. Be sure to check out our past episodes with Tim – Needless Things 25, Needless Things 179, and Needless Things 189!

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Needless Things Podcast 328 – Online Comic Con 2020

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This year NOBODY was in San Diego for Comic Con, but all of the usual toy companies held various online events to announce a staggering amount of new product to be released in the years to come!

 

In this episode Dave and Head of Research Ryan run down the biggest and best of the toy news.

 

Listen in to find out just how doomed your wallet is going to be!

 

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Needless Things Podcast 325 – Collecting Worldwide: Australia

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This week’s special guest is Adam Toplass, a native Australian toy collector!

Toy collecting can be a very different experience depending on where you are on the planet. From line identity to availability to media tie-ins, there are tons of factors that play into regional supply and awareness. And there’s no better way to delve into these differences than to talk to a fellow collector from far, far away!

Listen in as Dave and Adam discuss two very different – but also similar – collector lifestyles on the newest episode of the Needless Things Podcast!

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Needless Things Podcast 324 – Too Many Preorders!

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On this week’s episode Dave and our Head of Research Ryan Schweck run down the insane amount of toy news that’s hit over the past several weeks – and San Diego Comic Con hasn’t even happened yet!

Listen in as Beth, Dave, Sean, and Chris discuss their favorite – and not-so-favorite – pop culture from 1990!

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