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Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 11 - The Pulse on Pop Mart and STS 2019

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 11 - The Pulse on Pop Mart and STS 2019

April 22, 2019
This week, "WeChat" with Candie Bolton and Jack Muramatsu on their experience at the Shanghai Toy Show(STS). We discuss STS, Pop Mart's growth and approach to toy conventions, currency challenges, language barriers, the great firewall of China, social media, toy trends, vending machines, and MUCH MUCH MORE. You won't want to miss this episode! #marshamtoyhour #podcast #toytalk #Popmart #STS2019 #STS #Designertoys #CandieBolton #Vinylpulse #Mountaintoys
 
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 10 - Ham Sammich

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 10 - Ham Sammich

April 14, 2019

Episode Description:

This week, you get to take a bite of a delicious ham sandwich because we welcome Gary’s better half to the show – Greg Ham! We discuss a variety of topics: April Fools pranks, blind box woes, collecting habits, Funko secret santa, twin perks, how Greg got into art and animation, who the heck is Guggimon, and more.

Links:

Kaws Companion Dunny (April Fools!) – https://www.spankystokes.com/2019/04/the-time-has-finally-come-kaws-teams-up.html

Funko Egg Dog (April Fools!) - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvuId-Rl24G/

Martian Toys Abominable Sno Cone Green Colorway - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvuuMKoA1B5/

Kaws Kimpsons $14 Million Painting - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvvHVd1nXiR/

Alex Solis Turtlehead - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/turtlehead-by-alex-solis/

Alex Solis Steganography Art Book & Figure Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alexmdc/steganography-art-book-and-figure-by-alex-solis

Alex Solis DOES Dance! - https://www.instagram.com/p/BghJb-GBDa2/

ToyZero Plus LuLu the Piggy Can - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/lulu-the-piggy-can-vinyl-edition-x-toyzero-plus-online-release/

Kappa Ramen - https://www.instagram.com/p/BoAvcGYFXub/

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 9 - The Definitionings
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 8 - Cut! Uncut!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 8 - Cut! Uncut!

March 24, 2019

Cut! Uncut! This week, the gang gets together for some good old-fashioned toy talk and discuss toy news and happenings in the scene. We cover Toycon UK, recent gallery shows and releases, and various leaks and sneaks. Links to all the goodies discussed below.

Links:

Toycon UK -

http://www.toyconuk.com/

https://www.instagram.com/toyconuk/

 

Toycon UK Poster Design - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bu8lL_WnIkP/

 

Motchi Unicorn -  https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/motchi-unicorn-by-motchi-toys-x-mindzai/

 

Tomodachi Island - https://www.instagram.com/tomodachiisland/

 

Unbox Ziqi Dino in OG T-CON colorway - https://www.instagram.com/p/BuO1OMfHg-R/

 

Doktor A Sofubi - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/thomas-nosuke-tiffanyblue-edition-by-doktor-a-x-tomenosuke/

 

Horrible Adorables Dynamos and Whirligigs PIQ Show -

https://www.instagram.com/p/BvEtxM0lY3B/

https://www.piqgifts.com/collections/horrible-adorables

 

Instinctoy Minis - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvEt8c9hUZm/

Instinctoy Tokashi Murakami collab - Mr DOB sofubi - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvEZVe5hYz6/  

 

Dugtrio Brothers by Ojitendo studio - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/dugtrio-brothers-yo-series-wave-1-by-ojitendo-studio/

 

Mab Graves x 3DRetro Dinokitty - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/dinokitty-by-mab-graves-x-3dretro/

 

Quiccs NanoTEQ NUTBUSTER -

https://www.myplasticheart.com/search.php?search_query=nutbuster

https://strangecattoys.com/?s=nutbuster&post_type=product

 

Locknesters Puzzle Dunny - https://www.instagram.com/p/BvUSb1BA0jB/

 

Sorbet Jungle Colossalnana Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/sorbetjungle/colossalnana-the-gigantic-croconana

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 7 - Strange Cat Toys

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 7 - Strange Cat Toys

March 11, 2019

This week, Cory of Strange Cat Toys makes his return and this time round we let him speak. We talk how Strange Cat began, challenges faced, expanding reach and inventory, Misappropriated Icon 2 show, producing toys, and more. Jess joins for a live reaction to some toys.

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 6 - Ham Sandwich with a Sideshow of Unruly Bootlegs

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 6 - Ham Sandwich with a Sideshow of Unruly Bootlegs

February 24, 2019

This week, Tyler Ham makes his return to the show. The gang gets caught up with what Tyler's been up to and powwow about resin bootlegs, cease and desists, Toy Fair finds, Unruly Industries, Kaiju Dunny Battle series, and more. #marshamtoyhour #marsham #toytalk #podcast #designertoys #unrulyindustries #sideshow #kidrobot #clutter

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 5 - Genesis of Art Bros -DrilOne and Leecifer

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 5 - Genesis of Art Bros -DrilOne and Leecifer

February 10, 2019
This week, Gary and George are joined by custom and art bros, DrilOne and Leecifer. They share stories of their toy genesis, toy family bonds, collecting, customs, conventions, and much more.
 
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 4 - The Beast is Back

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 4 - The Beast is Back

January 28, 2019

This week, we welcome Chris Lee aka “The Beast is Back” to the show. We dig into Chris’s early days in designer toys, recent toy creations, Dunny's with Kidrobot, freelance life, toy collecting, thoughts on pop culture art, and more.

 Links:

The Beast is Back - https://www.thebeastisback.com/

Night Cake Press - https://nightcakepress.com/

Wheaty Wheat Cleabus and Vinnie Mascot Illustration - https://www.vinylpulse.com/2006/12/vinyl_toy_netwo_1.html

Wheaty Wheat Mellow - https://www.vinylpulse.com/2007/04/chris_lees_mell.html

Flashback to 2007 Mellow Release - https://www.vinylpulse.com/2007/06/seen_chris_lee_.html

Vinnie Mascot Figure - https://www.vinylpulse.com/2008/10/introducing-vin.html

Chris Lee Toy Archive - http://trampt.com/artists/421/christopher-lee/items

Wood Whale - https://www.thebeastisback.com/#/whale-handmade-figure/

Wood Whale Shop Link - https://nightcakepress.com/products/whale

Rhino Beetle - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/rhino-beetle-by-chris-lee-the-beast-is-back/

Joy Riders - https://www.instagram.com/p/BP8oDfyB9ke/

Samples of Chris’ Toy Collection - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bgmrvx4AolG/ and https://www.instagram.com/p/BD1D322RuR-/

LC Miniatures - https://www.etsy.com/shop/LCminiatures?ref=s2-header-shopname

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 3 - Surprises and Speculation

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 3 - Surprises and Speculation

January 21, 2019

This week, George is back! We do a bit of catchup then jump into the toy talk. Topics include: Glow in the dark toys, Popmart product overload, preorder and silent auction sales approach, sellout hype, promotional propaganda, insider clubs, and more.

We also announce the winner of the Gemnibbler giveaway from UmiToys Hawaii

 Links:

Pucky Three Little Pigs Series - https://www.myplasticheart.com/pucky-3-little-pigs-mini-series-box-set-pre-order-ships-feb-2019/ and https://strangecattoys.com/product/3-little-pigs-mini-series-by-pucky-x-pop-mart/

Superplastic Junko Mizuno Lotus SuperJanky & the Superplastic Superfamily  - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/lotus-superjanky-by-junko-mizuno-x-superplastic/

TTC Andy’s 2018 Recap - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/andy-btp-looks-back-at-2018/

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 2 - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with David Horvath

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 2 - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with David Horvath

January 14, 2019

This week, Gary is joined by Uglydolls co-creator, David Horvath. They discuss the old, the new, and everything in between. This episode is jam-packed with history, insight and advice on the toy industry, new adventures for the Uglydolls brand, and much, much more.

Links - 

David's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/davidzhorvath/?hl=en

Uglydolls website - https://www.uglydolls.com/

Rodney Alan Greenblat - http://rotocasted.com/library/artist_Rodney%20Greenblatt/

Bridge Ship House - http://bridge17.com/

13 Women Leading the Way in Designer Toys article by David -  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/13-women-leading-way-designer-toy-world-david-horvath

Grafflex - https://tofo.me/grafflex

Rilakkuma -  http://www.san-x.jp/characters/rilakkuma.html

Touma - http://www.touma.biz/

T9G - http://muse-um.com/

Critterbox - http://www.vinyl-creep.net/wiki/Critterbox

Little Bony - https://daddytypes.com/2007/02/19/little_bony_by_david_horvath.php

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 1 - Things on Top of Things

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 4 Ep 1 - Things on Top of Things

January 7, 2019

Weeee're back! Season 4 officially begins with Gary, Theresa, and returning guest Chris Ryniak. We kick off the new year with a variety of topics: more Janky discussion, thoughts on case dupes, Janky vs Dunny hype, Unbox sneak peeks, things in things from Kidrobot, New Year’s resolutions, and some Thimblestump Hollow discussion – did someone say possibility of additional colorways?? (ooohh wee!!)

Links:

Unbox Blind Box Unbox & Friends Fan Club - https://www.facebook.com/groups/UnboxBlindBox/

Elfie TRAVELLER & Friends FanClub - https://www.facebook.com/groups/309462706275984/

Martian Toys Custom Janky Show - https://www.instagram.com/p/BsTr297nIO2/

Unbox Pete Fowler Sneak Peek - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrznZ4JneN3/

Unbox Traveler Elfie Sneak Peek - https://www.instagram.com/p/Br5T-UJH-mo/

This Week in History - https://www.instagram.com/p/BsQ19NqHjvX/

Kaws Clean Slate - https://www.instagram.com/p/BryBKBlhePq/

Kidrobot 8” Haru Dunny - https://www.instagram.com/p/BsJiSoHAfcQ/

Kidrobot Arte Marakame Beaded Dunny Series - https://www.kidrobot.com/collections/arte-marakame

Thimblestump Hollow 2 Store Exclusives Cheat Sheet - https://www.instagram.com/p/Br8hLqtHjey/

Thimblestump Hollow Hot Topic Exclusive Colorway - https://www.hottopic.com/product/thimblestump-hollow-series-2-blind-box-vinyl-figure-hot-topic-exclusive/11430364.html

Thimblestump Hollow Birthday Party Colorway - https://strangecattoys.com/product/thimble-hollow-series-2-by-chris-ryniak-amanda-louise-spayd/ and https://www.myplasticheart.com/thimblestump-hollow-series-2-birthday-party-edition-blind-box/

Gemnibbler - https://umitoyshawaii.bigcartel.com/product/gemnibbler-canyon-color-way-umi-toy-hawai-i-exclusive-le-85

Chris’ sassy Twitter account - https://twitter.com/chrisryniak?lang=en

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 39 - That’s a Wrap!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 39 - That’s a Wrap!

December 17, 2018

This week, Gary and Theresa wrap up Season 3. We cover some recent toy news – sharing thoughts on the Superplastic Janky series, Unbox Industries’ new blind box mini series, and Toy Soul coverage and releases. Then, we pull in Horrible Adorables for some 2018 reflections and 2019 wishes and predictions.

Happy Holidays! Be back in January for Season 4!

 

Links:

Explore Janky Reveals - https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/superplastic/ and https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/janky/

Janky Junko Mizuno Secret Chase - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrbrG6Yhvve/

Playtoysforever Unbox & Friends Case Unboxing Video - https://www.facebook.com/playtoysforever/videos/2124877877550329

Unbox & Friends Case & Tokens - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrXL0ZWHl8q/

Unbox & Friends Regular Colorways, Chase Colorways, and Super Rare Mashup - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrX9ujhHaQc/

Unbox & Friends Secret Hand Painted Chases - https://www.instagram.com/p/BraPnJ1H9mt/

Toy Soul Coverage - https://www.instagram.com/vinylpulse/

Kasing Lung x Sticky Monster Lab Collabs - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrNYqQCAeCs/ and https://www.instagram.com/p/BrSGVNsg4Z2/

Pineapple Bun Girl - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrPUJTpHM_C/

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 38 - Data Clause is Coming to Town

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 38 - Data Clause is Coming to Town

December 10, 2018

This week, we welcome Don “Datadub” Kratzer back to the show. He joins us for a mini episode to discuss a variety of topics – Tokyo Comic Con, patriotic colorways, Martian Toys designer toy world cup, studio visits and popup shops, toy history, recent toy excitement, mixing of eastern and western artists, and more.

Links:

Instinctoy Tokyo Comic Con Booth - https://www.instagram.com/p/BqyWYLqBy9n/

America Mechatro WeGo - https://www.tenacioustoys.com/products/mechatro-35-america-10cm-robot-action-figure

Martian Toys Designer Toy World Cup - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq6ozQ6hEZf/

Uamou Café Pop Up Shop Example - https://www.instagram.com/p/BlYT00pFHKn/

Superplastic Instagram Giveaways - https://www.instagram.com/superplastic/

3dRetro Countdown to Christmas - https://www.instagram.com/p/BrCKCseFL-P/

Kidrobot x Jesse Hernandez Tlaloc Dunny - https://www.instagram.com/p/BqaZIg4go7s/

VAG Series 18 - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/vag-vinyl-artist-gacha-series-18/

 

Outro music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 37 - Everyone Loves George

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 37 - Everyone Loves George

December 3, 2018

This week, Gary and Theresa turn the tables on George and make him the guest of the show! Join us as we get to know George a little more – chatting about how he got into the world of toys, companies he’s worked with, adventures with little George and Rob Zombie, creating October Toys and Toy Break, collecting habits, and more.

Links:

Star Trek Volcano Suit - http://www.filmillusions.com/star-trek-id-slides

October Toys Gwins Penguins - http://www.octobertoys.com/gwins.php

Toy Break Video Archive - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1779641D6BEA4647

Little George Photo Album - https://www.flickr.com/photos/123006965@N06/

Spawn 4 Gatling Gun - http://spawncollection.blogspot.com/2005/10/spawn-iv-collection.html

First Project with Ben - Ragnar Pepper - http://trampt.com/platforms/1947/pepper-ragnar/items

2016 Interview Episode with George - https://marshamtoyhour.podbean.com/e/marsham-toy-hour-episode-18-george-gaspar/

Tyler Ham Halloween Episode - https://marshamtoyhour.podbean.com/e/marsham-toy-hour-episode-33-halloween-spooktacular/

 

Outro music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 36 - DCon 2018 Wrap Up

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 36 - DCon 2018 Wrap Up

November 26, 2018

This week, the gang gets together for a Designer Con wrap up! Join us as we discuss the good, the bad, and everything in between. We share thoughts on the new location, VIP night, venue size, and more.

 
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 35 - Ringing that DCon Bell

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 35 - Ringing that DCon Bell

November 12, 2018

This week, we welcome Andrew Bell back to the show for some pre-Designer Con talk. We hear Andrew’s take on his intolerant lacto’s release, learn what other goodies he’ll have available at the show, chat about licensed releases at Dcon, share what we’re looking forward to seeing, and more. We also get George and Andrew’s opinions on a few topics discussed last week.

Designer Con, here we come! See you all there!

Links:

Designer Con Deph Dunny - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/ttc-exclusive-big-mouth-returns-in-gid-by-deph-x-kidrobot-x-designercon/

Ebay KillKats - https://www.ebay.com/itm/KILL-KAT-Andrew-Bell-CAPPUCCINO-CAFFEINE-OVERDOSE-Evil-Wafers-Limited-to-150/132836983925?hash=item1eedb38475:g:~KoAAOSwQTRb1v47:sc:USPSFirstClass!40241!US!-1:rk:1:pf:0

FYE Exclusive Jermaine Rogers Choices - http://www.spankystokes.com/2018/11/choices-s2-storm-edition-by-jermaine.html

DC Collectibles Nooligan Nightwing - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp97SrglYuE/

Tracy Tubera Batman - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpiqdW9FS4t/

James Jean Mickey - https://jamesjean.goodsmile.com/?fbclid=IwAR2BJqgVIZO1g-9_lrbcS44SAvT3ZdYcdtZBQErHZxbBy8J8p0hwY5SlwyA

KaNO Jurassic Park Skate Deck - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp5tWZ6AlQa/

Sucklord Goldbergs Cameo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohre9Za0Kuk

Chris Lee Rhino Beetle - https://www.instagram.com/p/BnFHQY9gs0n/

Wendigo Toys Mr. Zipple - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpVo5RmlICR/

Awesome Toy Pointless Island - https://www.instagram.com/pointless_island/

Muju World New Seated Sculpt - https://www.instagram.com/p/BoGtluilxIA/

Unbox Designer Con Product List - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp2rWwUnh-h/

Seedlas Brother Pink Rainbow - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_UgI5g1Ff/

Designer Con Badge Discounts - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp0KedCAmZi/

Convention Tips & Tricks Guide - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/a-guide-to-designer-toy-convention-and-exhibitions/

 

Outro music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 34 - Parks and Recalliation

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 34 - Parks and Recalliation

November 5, 2018

This week, Gary and Theresa hold down the fort for minisode #4. Might as well toss the buzzer out the window at this point, but hey, we’re trying! We discuss some interesting Designer Con teasers from Andrew Bell and question the need for licensed dinosaur toys. Other topics include toy collaborations in Asia, ComplexCon, and continued discussion on seasonal toys.

 Links:

Bart Simpson “Elevate” by Louis De Guzman - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/mexifubi/elevate-by-louis-de-guzman/

Warner Bros Get Animated Tour by Soap Studios - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/looney-tunes-get-animated-tweety-bugs-bunny-by-pat-lee-x-soap-studio/

Eric So Warner Bros Rocket - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/eric-so-x-soap-studio-x-get-animated-collection/

Chevy Metal Cereal - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bpim8U7HI01/

Andrew Bell’s Intolerant Lacto’s - https://www.instagram.com/deadzebrainc/

Nychos TRex - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpnHOF6F9ka/

Juan Muniz Felipe Rex - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpnfVyfFO1u/

Ron English Street Fighter Ryu Figure - https://www.instagram.com/p/BprwLj5g0P4/

Kasing Lung Labubu Collaborations - https://www.instagram.com/kasinglung/

Lumicars - https://www.instagram.com/thelumicar/

Little Amber Artist Collab Series - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/kidult-toy-x-little-amber/

Ice Liquid Erosion Maguro - https://www.vinylpulse.com/2018/10/ice-liquid-erosion-maguro-coming-from-mame-moyashi-x-instinct-toy.html

Pucky Xmas Babies Series - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/xmas-babies-by-pucky-x-popmart/

Fluffyhouse Fluffy Christmas Series - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/mr-white-cloud-mini-series-4-fluffy-christmas-by-fluffy-house-x-pop-mart/

Kidrobot Holiday Dunnies - http://trampt.com/series/599/dunny-holiday/items

Kyle Kirwan 5” Boneyard Dunny - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/resin-2/boneyard-the-longest-night-edition-by-kyle-kirwan/

Thimblestump Hollow Series 2 - https://bindlewood.com/products/thimblestump-hollow-series-2-full-case-pre-order

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 33 - We call him Jim. Jim is him.

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 33 - We call him Jim. Jim is him.

October 28, 2018

This week, we welcome James Groman (aka Jim) back to the show! Discussions include: nerdy sculpting talk, being a cool dad, his relationship with Instinctoy, Kaiju Killer and upcoming projects, thoughts on Taipei Toy Festival, freelance work, and much, much more.

 Links:

Kaiju Killer Sculpt - https://www.instagram.com/p/BVDCLbMnwZ2/?taken-by=jgroman60

Freelance Projects:

Kingdom Builders - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmef1MTgY6e/?taken-by=jgroman60 

Crate Creatures - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh6iCONA-P3/?taken-by=jgroman60

Taipei Toy Festival Instinctoy Line - https://www.facebook.com/instinctoy/videos/pcb.1861092444007712/1861091917341098/?type=3&theater

 

Outro music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 32 - Hangry Old Men

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 32 - Hangry Old Men

October 22, 2018

It’s minisode #3! We may be bad at obeying the buzzer, but this mini episode is packed full of fun. Join the gang for discussions on seasonal toys, leaked news, FYE presence at Designer Con, SpongeBob licensed products, Kaws plush, and Taipei Toy Festival.

 Links:

Autumn Mini Wooper Looper - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo99kElhTnQ/?taken-by=garyham

Fluffyhouse Halloween Set - https://fluffyhouse.bigcartel.com/product/trick-or-treat-mr-white-cloud-miss-rainbow

Monster Worship Greasebat Halloween Release - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpDiMNrHFUK/?taken-by=monsterworship

Leaked Kaiju Dunny Series - http://www.spankystokes.com/2018/10/sneak-peek-kidrobot-clutter-kaiju-dunny.html

Unbox Industries SpongeBob Releases - https://www.google.com/search?q=unbox+industries+spongebob&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwigscXGwYLeAhWmm-AKHVWrA2kQ_AUIDigB&biw=1536&bih=754 

Kidrobot SpongeBob Blind Box Series - https://www.kidrobot.com/products/many-faces-of-spongebob-squarepants-blind-box-mini-figure-series-nickelodeon

2012 Secret Base SpongeBob X-RAY DX - http://trampt.com/designer-toys/27582/spongebob-x-ray-dx-spongebob-nickelodeon-stephen-hillenburg-secret-base

Pobber SpongeBalls - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo26PCkFIDq/?taken-by=pobbertoys

Kaws Bert & Ernie Plush Release - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/kaws-x-sesame-street-bert-ernie-plush-release-incoming/

Taipei Toy Festival Walkthrough - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/taipei-toy-festival-%E5%8F%B0%E5%8C%97%E5%9C%8B%E9%9A%9B%E7%8E%A9%E5%85%B7%E5%89%B5%E4%BD%9C%E5%A4%A7%E5%B1%95-ttf-2018-day-one-walkthrough/

Yoyo Yueng x Unbox Raby - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo_Q7Xgl66H/?taken-by=icywhiteyoyo

David Horvath Ugly Dolls Sofubi - https://www.instagram.com/p/Bo8WCK-lzUm/?taken-by=davidzhorvath

Kaiju Killer Paint Master - https://www.instagram.com/p/BpFCcD7gcjO/?taken-by=jgroman60

 

Sponsor: MyPlasticHeart (use code "toyfam" to receive free shipping within the USA on orders of $75 or more.

 

Outro music: Summer Smiles by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 31 - In the dark with Katherine Park

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 31 - In the dark with Katherine Park

October 15, 2018

This week, Gary, George, and Theresa welcome back collector Katherine Park to the show. We cover an assortment of topics from Designer Con and Broke Piggy to Googlers and Android collectibles to Re-Ment and gashapons.

Links:

Broke Piggy - https://www.instagram.com/brokepiggy/

Dcon 2018 Dunny Shard Show 2 - https://www.instagram.com/p/BoxF1hZFgG_/?taken-by=brokepiggy

Doogler Set #2 - https://shop.deadzebra.com/android-mini-special-edition-i-love-my-dog-and-cat/

The Bots Hold Your Breath Custom Series Dcon 2015 - https://www.instagram.com/p/-PxTwoAh4t/?taken-by=thejennbot

Rement Skeletons - https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/rementskeleton/

Banana Bird Gashapon - https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/bananabird/

 

Sponsors:
The Toy Chronicle (be sure to download their app)

 

Outro Music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

 

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 30 - Abiding by the Buzzer….NOT

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 30 - Abiding by the Buzzer….NOT

October 9, 2018

This week, the gang is back for an attempt at minisode #2 – our new faster paced format with timed topics. Discussions include: Martian Toys Dero custom show, Kidrobot nixing preorders, POP by Footlocker, cultural toys, shelf life of a toy, and more. Gary also introduces a new game called Designer Toy Challenge! We maaaayyyy have been a bit lax on the timer rules this time ;) Listen in!

Links:

Martian Toys NYCC Dero Custom Show – https://martiantoys.com/collections/falling-apart-nycc-2018

Pop by Foot Locker – https://www.footlocker.com/category/pop-by-foot-locker.html

Jesse Hernandez 5” Dunny Releases – https://www.footlocker.com/product/kidrobot-x-jesse-hernandez-5-cosmic-jaguar-dunny/TTKRL204.html

https://www.footlocker.com/product/kidrobot-x-jesse-hernandez-5-two-serpent-dunny/TTKRL203.html

Mini Tanuki Toy – http://trampt.com/platforms/3644/mini-tanuki/items

Kachina styled toys by Steven Choi  https://www.instagram.com/p/BnaBBzxlEZD/?hl=en&taken-by=vinylpulse

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 29 - Unbox’ing Unbox

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 29 - Unbox’ing Unbox

October 1, 2018

This week, Dan Willett of Unbox Industries joins Gary and Theresa to dig into the ins and outs of the Unbox brand. We discuss how Unbox came to be, production processes, how they work with artists, their toy event presence, upcoming releases, and so much more.

Links:

Complex Production Piece Example: Skinner Lolgolth Gnazgoroth – http://www.spankystokes.com/2015/06/skinner-unbox-industries-lolgolth.html

Upcoming Unbox Blind Box Series – https://www.thetoychronicle.com/news/unbox-industries-blind-box-series-1/

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 28 - Toy Anxiety

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 28 - Toy Anxiety

September 24, 2018

This week, Gary, George, and Theresa try out a new format, called minisodes, where we cover a variety of topics in a short amount of time. Only 3 minutes per topic so buckle up and get ready for discussions at warp speed. Topics include Superplastic Janky updates, the new Kidrobot Munny packaging, Designer Con Dunny reveals, toy anxiety, and more. Listen in before *buzz* times up!

Links:

Superplastic Kickstarter Update – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/superplastic/janky-limited-edition-art-toys-by-superplastic/posts/2285710

Cancelled Janky Designs – https://www.instagram.com/p/Bjz1wSqFo1l/?taken-by=superplastic and https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj43ffdlccv/?taken-by=superplastic

New Kidrobot Munny Packaging – https://www.kidrobot.com/collections/munny

Coarse Toys “If You Show Me Yours”  https://www.instagram.com/coarselife/

KFC Hot Honey Bear Toy – https://www.kfc.com/adoptacolonelbear

DesignerCon Dunny Series Reveals – https://www.instagram.com/p/BnmGADZH2o5/?taken-by=designercon

Treeson Chinese Checkers Set – https://www.instagram.com/p/Bn6fUgQF-fP/?taken-by=bubiay

Otto Björnik Shah Mat Dunny Chess Set – https://www.instagram.com/p/BGenBA0ibq6/?taken-by=bjornik 

 

Sponsors:

Stores:

MyPlasticHeart (use promo code "Toyfam" for free shipping on domestic orders of $75 or more)

StrangeCat Toys (use promo code "Marsham" for 10% off your entire order)

 
Toy Blogs:
 
The Toy Chronicle (be sure to download their app)
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 27 - Science Patrol

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 27 - Science Patrol

September 17, 2018

This week, Science Patrol joins us to drop tons of knowledge on the production of sofubi in Japan. We get super nerdy discussing all the ins and out of the world of sofubi - the factory setups, creation process, materials, advice for getting a sofubi toy made, and much more. It’s jammed packed with details so listen in!

Links:

Detailed Sofubi Process Video

Quick Process Recap Video

Mold Example

Molds with Material

Mold Pulls Before Trimming

Clear Vinyl Curing Video

Multi Color Diffusion Cast Example

Smol Paint Mask 

Smol Final Result After Paint Masks 

 

Sponsors:
The Toy Chronicle (be sure to download their app)
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 26 - Going Gaspar

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 26 - Going Gaspar

September 4, 2018

This week, the gang's all here and the newlyweds are in full effect!
Things to look forward to are: Tales of going Gaspar, Gary gets in trouble....again, Leaks and Sneaks, expectations vs. reality, pre-ordering, cancelling and returns, DCon concerns,  and more.

Promo image art by Tea N Ink Studios

Leaks and Sneaks - 

AngleCat by Miloza Ma

R.U.Y.H Baby Sharks by Mimico Studios

The Deadly Swawn Kickstarter 

Noferin Woody Pecan Pals

Sticky Monster Lab Mini “Sitting” mini blind box series

 

Outro music "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 25 - Sket One

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 25 - Sket One

August 20, 2018

This week, we've got a lot on the menu as Sket One joins Gary and Theresa to discuss his 14 years designing for toys. We cover a variety of topics including: Sket's early days in toys, the different stages of the industry he's experienced, multi-casting from a platform, IP conflicts, reverse licensing, quality of self produced resin versus production vinyl, and much more. 

Sket's site - https://www.sket-one.com/

Sket's IG - https://www.instagram.com/sket_one/?hl=en

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 24 - Collector Edition #5

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 24 - Collector Edition #5

August 7, 2018

This week, Nick Aliota, a Funatic and designer toy collector joins Gary and Theresa for a yet another Collector's Edition. We discuss the difference in communities, tuning out the negative side of collecting, procuring older toys, DCon expectations, the power of hype and the panic of spontaneous drops, reselling, competing with bots for purchases, lotteries, more box talk, and so much more. This episode is packed!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 23 - Stupid Foil Wrappers

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 23 - Stupid Foil Wrappers

July 30, 2018

This week, join Gary and Theresa for a convo turned episode. We cover all sorts of topics from toy buying adventures and Dcon booking to why toy boxes matter and our thoughts on blind box opening videos. We also discuss the Superplastic store opening and a new idea for promo images.

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 22 - DConstructing DCon

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 22 - DConstructing DCon

July 23, 2018

This week, we finally wrangled Ben Goretsky back to the show to get the latest scoop on Designer Con and boy was it worth the wait! Did he say more than tripled in size? Pavillions? Medicom? Funko? This is an episode you won't want to miss!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 21 - Burgers and Bootlegs
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 20 - Seriously Silly K returns

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 20 - Seriously Silly K returns

June 26, 2018

This week, the super talented Seriously Silly K joins Gary in a ping pong discussion of fun. We talked toys, sculpting tips and tricks, projects, culture differences, wood working, twinning and much more. Silly also comes prepared with questions for both Gary and the listeners. 

Silly's Instagram -  https://www.instagram.com/seriouslysillyk/?hl=en

 
Take-G Wood Figures - http://www.take-g.com/
 
 
Sponsors:
The Toy Chronicle (be sure to download their app)
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 19 - Trash Talk

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 19 - Trash Talk

June 18, 2018

This week, our guest called in sick last minute, so Gary, George, and Theresa rummage through a series of topic like toy documentaries, the DTA's, the impact and reach of Superplastic's Kickstarter, hypothetical scenarios and more.  

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 18 - Weekend at Five Points

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 18 - Weekend at Five Points

June 11, 2018

This week, Cory Rutter from Strange Cat Toys joins Gary and Theresa to wrap up all things Five Points Festival and the Designer Toy Awards. We compare the DTA winners to our prediction pool results and share our experiences and thoughts on Five Points weekend. 

Sponsors:

Strangecat Toys - https://strangecattoys.com  (use promo code "sotheresa" to receive 10% your entire order)

3dretro - https://www.3dretro.com/

The Toy Chronicle - https://www.thetoychronicle.com/ (download their app at your favorite app store)

SpankyStokes - http://www.spankystokes.com/

 

 

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 17 - Game Night!!!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 17 - Game Night!!!

May 28, 2018

It's a full house this week! Gary, George, and Theresa are joined by Jess and Horrible Adorables for a laughter filled second edition of game night! We kick off the episode with some sneak peeks, get reacquainted with Horrible Adorables, and then spring into a fun night of games - "Which is the Toy?", "Toy Gabs", and "Toy Synonyms". 

See you all at Five Points!

Links:
DTA prediction pool
Planet sound pins/videos
Croconana
Horrible Adorabale 5" dunnies
Dikku-san blind box series
Trash bag bunch toys KS
Bac bac mini 04 - cookie
Ko-re Kor-re five pts goodies

Toy Gabs clues:

1:  Kidder; Hobo Hot!
2:  That Tyke, Ron Nickel!
3:  Thin Bulls; Tom Pillow
4:  Mars: Champed Hoy! are
5:  Spain - Keys tow oaks
6:  Stray Hinge: Arf Actor Rye! (Stores)
7:  Gear, Rye, Resins, Key
8:  The Reed Dear; Etch Row
9:  Tile Lint Ahoy! hex bow
10: Burr! Ion broth; hear four duh (People)
11: Maple last: Tick cart
12: Cent He; Echo Come Mack on!
13: Sit Teak! Ripped did done. Knees Eeries…
14: Vine; You'll our test. God jaw! (Toys)
15: Dante Dad; Hub Grads-Sir
16: Tease; Sigh Nerd. Hoy! Uh, Warts
17: Syria slice; Ill EEK aye!
 
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 16 - Five Points 2018

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 16 - Five Points 2018

May 20, 2018

This week, Gary and Theresa are joined by the rambunctious Five Points Fest gang - Josh and Miranda Kimberg and Sarah Booz - to talk all things Five Points Festival. They cover everything from Designer Toy Awards to food and beer to special guests and show exclusives. If you're looking for the deets, we've got them!

 
 
Designer Toy Awards Venuehttps://bkbazaar.com/
 
Five Points Fest After Party Venuehttps://www.threesbrewing.com/
 
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 15 - This is Janky

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 15 - This is Janky

May 15, 2018

This week, Aaron from Martian Toys joins us. We discuss the long awaited May 15th reveal for SUPERPLASTIC and Janky - did someone say Kickstarter?! Aaron also shares his experience at Thailand Toy Expo(TTE), compares it to shows in the west, and more. Time to get this episode kickstarted.....hit play now!!!!

Click Hyperlinks below for things discussed - 

Janky x Superplastic Kickstarter 

Martian Toys

Mothership Gallery

Thailand Toy Expo

 

Don't forget to enter our DTA Prediction Pool

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 14  - DTA Season

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 14 - DTA Season

May 7, 2018

This week, Gary and Theresa hold down the fort sans George. We highlight recent Designer Toy Award news, discuss the list of finalists, how far is too far to pull in fan votes, prediction pool, DTA dunny show, and more. Theresa also prods Gary for some tea on a couple of his upcoming releases and we do some leaks and sneaks with some off the cuff discussion as social media posts roll in live during the record.

3rd Annual DTA Prediction Pool

Links:

DTA finalists
 
DTA dunny show
 
Gwen the Corgi
 
Mr. Self Indulgence
 
Lil' Scoopy - green tea
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 13 - Anyhoo with Attaboy

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 13 - Anyhoo with Attaboy

April 29, 2018

This week, Gary chats it up with arts and crafts professional and co-founder of Hi-Fructose Magazine, Attaboy. They discuss Atta's early days of designing and producing toys, the crossover of designer toys in relation to the contemporary art scene, and a bunch of other happy little topics. Anyhoo, it's Attaboy. He's interesting. He's fun!

Hi-Fructose Magazine - https://hifructose.com/

Attaboy's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/attayumfactory/

Outro Music by Henry Homesweet

Sponsors -

Strangecat Toys (use promo code "sotheresa" for 10% off your entire order)

3dretro

The Toy Chronicle 

SpankyStokes

 

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 12 - We are terrible at this!

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 12 - We are terrible at this!

April 16, 2018

This week, Theresa is back and gives her review on the Marsham movie of the month, Legend. The gang discuss the possibility of a cross country toy focused road trip, Shanghai Toy Show feedback heard, a round of leaks and sneaks, Gary hits the Marsham couch when a caller calls in, and Jessica plays host to a new game. This is a fun one not to be missed. 

Join the Marsham Stomping Ground here - https://www.facebook.com/groups/marshamtoyhour/
Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 11 - Munky King

Marsham Toy Hour: Season 3 Ep 11 - Munky King

April 9, 2018

This week, Gary and George are joined by Munky King Founder, Patrick Lam. Patrick shares stories of Munky King's journey from it's early beginnings to their new direction of politically charged toys with their latest release , The Messenger.  Other things discussed are : Munky King helping to further the design community with a communal working space, American versus Asian toy culture, Super Cooper, SuperPlastic's Janky, platform toys, Gary's new word, Munky King's epic SDCC parties, conventions, and more. A new segment, "The Outsider's Opinion", with Jessica is introduced. 

Links to things discussed

The Messenger

https://truth-to-power.com/

kaNO!

SuperPlastic

 
 
 
Outro "Summer Smiles" by Henry Homesweet