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.
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.
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This week, we catch up with Nathan Jurevicius as he returns to the show.
Nathan talks on his collaboration with the IKEA 2018 Art Event and shares his experience working with glass as a medium. Nathan tells of future projects in the works, including currently developing a Scary Girl free roam virtual reality experience! Other talking points were the closing of Toys R Us and the potential impact on the toy industry, pop up locations, ToyCon UK and Shanghai Toy Show releases, virtual reality, Tilt Brush, and more.
George and Gary advise a caller on his conundrum regarding custom commission etiquette and how to handle a commission with a lack of progress and communication.
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