10.31.10 – Episode 142 : I Love Twist Ties!
Show Notes – Ben and Nathan join us for Living Dead Dolls, Zombie Stormtrooper, Thinking Putty, Clear Chuck Liddell, Luke Chueh’s Blood & Fuzz, and much more! Bake those pumpkin seeds and join us for a Toy Break!
Toy Break Stuff
- I Remember Halloween Contest Winner – Thank you to Mini Cassette Tees, Wootini, and everyone who participated! Don’t forget you can still pick up one of these limited edition posters at minicassettetees.com!
- Vamplet Contest – win your own cute little plush baby vampire! Vamplets are 10″ tall and sell for $17 at vamplets.com – to participate, head over to the contest section on the forum and post your favorite vampire movie, book, internet series, comic, etc. – deadline is November 10
- Mad Martian Toys – new weekly toy podcast hosted by Matt, Jason, and Jay – check it out, subscribe on itunes, and also check out the shorter version of their episodes at youtube.com/MadMartianToyReview
- Andy from Toys R Evil is doing better! – Andy Heng, the influential force behind toysrevil, was recently hospitalized after suffering a stroke – he seems to be doing much better and you can check out the ToysREvil facebook page for more updates – if you are interested in donating or getting involved, check out vinylhearts.com where Cris Rose has set up a site for just that
- Custom Monsters – by Monster Workshop – custom plush medium size monsters now available with your choice of fur and feature colors for £90 ($143)
- Android Power Vampire – by Andrew Bell – special version of the Android figure – very limited, available for $10 at 11 am PST on Halloween
- Halloween BUDCAT – by Scott Wilkowski – comes with “firecracker” and jack-o-lantern – limited to 70 pieces for $65 (includes US shipping) – releases on Halloween at noon central time
- Happy Anniversary to ZombiesandToys.com! – for your second year online! They are celebrating with tons of giveaways, so be sure to check out their site!
- Zombie Ninja Mez-itz – by Mezco – 6″ tall special edition Mez-itz figure is limited to 3,000 pieces – $15
- Simpsons Series 2 – by Kidrobot
- Living Dead Dolls Retro Halloween Sets – by Mezco – 3 boxsets each include an adult sized old school plastic mask, exclusive 10″ doll with glow in the dark mask, and an exclusive XL t-shirt by Dave Cook – dolls include Calavera The Skull, Pumpkin – The Jack O Lantern, and Gabriella – The Ghoul – each version is limited to 500 pieces – $50
- Thinking Putty – by Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld – stress relieving, hand exercising, mind expanding, totally fun! Available in over 30 colors including hypercolor, glow in the dark, and magnetic – $10 to $14
- Zombie Stormtrooper Bobble Head – by Funko – Star Wars Monster Mash-Ups line also included a gargoyle Yoda, Frankenstein Darth Vader, and Werewolf Chewbacca – 6″ tall, $13
- Unleashed Clear Chuck Liddell – by Jakks – clear Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell figure with a visible skeleton that glows in the dark – limited edition of 3,000 pieces – available exclusively at UFCSTORE.com and UFC Events – $25
- Blood & Fuzz Dunny – by Luke Chueh & Kidrobot – 8″ flocked Dunny, limited to 1,000 pieces – $60
- Halloween II Micheal Meyer – by Mezco – 7″ action figure
- 1st Annual 2nd Ave. Trading Card Convention – bring your cards to show off and trade as well as enjoy activities like a special Art Hustle event card, the premiere of Suckadelic Suckpax 2, Star Wars Galaxy 5 Exhibition & Auction, and more at Toy Tokyo Underground in New York City on Nov. 5th from 7 to 11 pm
- A Day With Toy Break – join us November 5th to 6th as we will be broadcasting Toy Break live for 24 hours! We are in the process of trying to upgrade our equipment to process higher resolution video, but we need your help! Don’t miss this telethon style day of fun with us, random guests, call-ins, sleep deprivation, tons of toys, live auctions, and more surprises!
- Sweet + Evil – art, games, and toys at Geeks in Whittier, CA from Nov 6th to 28th
- Sketchbot Show – tons of custom Sketchbots at Munky King in Los Angeles, CA on November 19th
- DesignerCon – annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer apparel with urban, underground and pop art at the Padadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on November 20th