Star Wars Fans: If you’ve ever wondered, “What if Chewbacca was made of Bubblegum?” then this fun and very Pink bootleg art toy by Michael Morse is for you. Chewie Bubacca (seen here being chewed by Han Solo himself) was spotted by me at Five Points Festival and may still be available in limited edition colorway of baby pink or hot pink (just in time for a Barbie tie-in!) Contact Michael on Instagram for details!
OK, this is hilarious to me: LEGO® has immortalized the Spice Girls as buildable figures. Here is what you get (what you really really get) with each set: Continue reading Yes It Exists: Spice Girls LEGO Figure Set
This Limited Edition KISS Pez Collectors Edition Pack, featuring the band members from 2002 to the present — Gene and Paul plus drummer Eric Singer and guitarist Tommy Thayer — is owned by my pal Teddy. Like any good collector, Teddy has never removed the guys from the safety of their original collectible storage tin, which was apparently first released in 2012. Folks who bought this new and took good care of it (i.e. never opened it) are currently selling these for about $49 via various Amazon listings! Lick it up!
It takes a lot to get me to go to New Jersey, but an exhibit featuring Beatles’ memorial inspired by 1960’s-era Beatlemania ? I’m there! Through June 25th, 2023, the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center is hosting Ladies and Gentlemen…The Beatles! Is it worth a trip from Manhattan to Newark, on the PATH train? Oh, yeah. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Beatles’ Bubble Bath Dolls!
The Goldberg Company (those responsible for the original 1978 Dolly Parton doll) fashioned an impressive set of four Divine character dolls in 1984. While the full line was on shelves in time for Christmas, most never made it under the tree. Most units were left unsold, even after being discounted as much as 90%. Goldberg was banking on Divine’s disco career creating the necessary interest to sustain the line, but it was an appeal that did not translate in the toy department. Continue reading Yes, It Exists: Divine Fashion Dolls