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

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

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

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