2.19.10 – Episode 109 : What’s Wrong With Our Faces?
Show Notes – This week Sarah Jo from DKE Toys joins us on the couch as we look at the Biting Pear and Werewolf from Patch Together, Jellyface, Plush Pecan Pals, and much more! Break open that leftover Valentine’s chocolate and join us for a Toy Break!
Toy Break Stuff
- Concrete Immortalz Contest – two grand prize winners will receive both cover variants of the comic book Concrete Immortalz as well as a large t-shirt – another winner will receive both comics and a final winner will receive one comic – to enter, post a graffiti inspired design in the contest section on the forum – deadline is March 3rd
- Podcasts We Like –
- The 7 Deadly Sins International Graphic Contest – contest for visual artists including photographers, designers, illustrators, etc. – enter pieces based on the 7 Deadly Sins theme including lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride for a chance to win 3,000 euros – check the site for the details
- Skelanimals Qees – by Toy2R – the Skelanimals are coming soon to 2.5″ Qees
- ThingamaGOOP 2.0 – by BleepLabs – second incarnation of the ThingamaGOOP analog synthesizer – What’s new with version 2? It uses Arduino to control the analog VCO as well as the LEDacle. You don’t need an Arduino board to use the Thingamagoop 2, only if you want to reprogram it – $160 at deliciousdrips.com
- Nice Paper Help Haiti Contest – you can win prizes by donating to the Partners in Health Haiti Relief fund, through NPT – check out NicePaperToys.com for more info on how to help
- Biting Pear – by UrsulaV – aka the Biting Pear of Salamanca aka the LOL Wut Pear – 5″ resin pair – currently out of stock
- Werewolf – by Missmonster – 8″ resin – $45
- Jellyface – by Italian duo Joe & Fau – about 7″ tall handmade plush – 20 euros (about $27)
- Plush Pecan Pals – by Noferin – 13″ plush figures – $20
Cool Custom of the Week
- Leslie – by Andreas Krapf – custom polyurethane figure available for 390 euros (about $550)
- Custom Yoka Show – DKE Toys and Adfunture present a group show featuring hundreds of custom Yoka figures at Black Maria Gallery in Los Angeles CA from February 18 – March 1