Episode 159 : Between Two Nerds

3.16.11 – Episode 159 : Between Two Nerds

Show NotesJoe Ledbetter joins us for Android Minis, Robot VC3, Tube Dunny, and much more! Find something edible at the mall food court and join us for a Toy Break!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Acrylicana Prints Contest – Brought to you by Happy Panda Toys, you could win a complete set of four prints by Acrylicana (aka Mary Winkler) including Blueberry, Lime, Lemon, and Strawberry. This is a limited edition run of 25 sets, each print measures 10″ x 12″ and retails for $45. To enter, grab one of the print images from HappyPandaToys.com, draw her body, and post it in the forum! Deadline is March 30th
  • Toy Break Poster – 11″ x 17″ poster featuring art by Charles Marsh (aka Monsterforge) – $5 + $2.50 shipping or $10 + $2.50 shipping for one signed by all four of us including Charles!


  • Squid Kids Call For Artists – Squid Kids Ink is looking for some creative and clever labels for their new line of 10-Doh! figures. The selected submissions will become part of the 2011-2012 line of So Analog figures. All selected designs will be on display in the Squid Kids Ink booth at San Diego Comic Con 2011. The rules can be found at squidkidsink.com and the deadline is March 31st so get crackin!
  • Dunny 2011 – by Kidrobot – coming soon, this series features designs by Aya Kakeda, Chuckboy, Huck Gee, Kronk, MAD, Mishka, Squink!, 64 Colors, Dirty Donny, DrilOne, Elphonoso Lam, Le Merde, Mister Frames, Travis Lampe, and Betso
  • Red Hot Robot Re-Opening – Red Hot Robot just re-opened at their new location at 6042 N. 16th St. Phoenix, AZ
  • Wizard World Digital Magazing Has Launched – sign up to receive Wizard World’s new weekly online magazine called Wizard World



  • Android Mini Collectible Series 2 – 3″ Andriod figures including designs from Andrew Bell, Scott Tolleson, Doktor A, Gary Ham, Jeff Yaksick, and Google, Inc. – just released for about $7.50 each
  • Robot VC3 – by robotandspark – 6″ ABS plastic figure available in 5 color each limited to 99 pieces – $50
  • Tube Dunny – by VISEone – editon of 30 custom pieces – €65 plus €18 shipping worldwide – contact@viceone.de to order


  • Bricks By The Bay – this celebration of LEGO as an artistic medium and hobby will be in Santa Clara, CA from March 25th to 27th (public expo day is Sunday the 27th)
  • Mr. Whistlecraft’s Tarnished Daydreams – solo show featuring work by Doktor A at Ik’sentrik in Bath, England from April 1st to 30th
  • Mini-Tea Tour – join designer Matt JOnes on April 6th at the 43° Gallery in Berlin for the opening ceremony of the Mini Tea Tour featuring over 70 cutom mini teas from Lunartik
  • Toy Street – this independent toy tradeshow, marketplace, gallery, and celebration is taking place April 22nd in New York, NY