Episode 50 : Does Not Smell Like Fun

10.7.08 – Episode 50 : Does Not Smell Like Fun

Show Notes – We are smelling up the studio with Fizz ‘n Find figures, Vinyl Aggression by Jakks, Spraycan Mugsy by East3, On Location at Red Hot Robot, bubbly blind box, and more! Tear open your Nilla Cakesters and join us in a well ventilated area for a Toy Break!

* Don’t forget to tell Neil Winn happy birthday on Thursday October 9th!

Toy Break Stuff

  • Purple Scavenger Contest Winner – thank you to everyone who participated!
  • Panik’s Toy Box Contest – Post a short Halloween story (under 250 words) that begins with “It was a dark and stormy night…” – first place wins a $100 gift certificate for panikstoybox.com, second place wins a $50 gift certificate, and third wins a $25 gift certificate – deadline is October 22nd
  • Small Toy Break Download – just use the “small mp4” link above for a lower resolution, smaller version (320 x 240) of Toy Break at about half the size in megabytes
  • Toy Break on Blip.tv – reminder to update your Flash player to fully enjoy watching Toy Break on Blip.tv!
  • Funkrush Shirts – UK based shirt company with tons of great designs by your favorite artists plus you can save 20% with the discount code “TOYBREAK”
  • Bumrush Customs On Sale – several Bumrush customs are currently up for sale including one from each of us!
  • MadL DIY Competition – Delicious Drips is hosting a Mad* DIY contest – $40 entree fee includes 10″ Mad*L and submission are due by October 31st – for more info, email lief@deliciousdrips.com


  • Fizz ‘n Find – by Wild Planet – Monster Maniacs – $5
  • Vinyl Aggression – by Jakks Pacific – 3″ WWE figures – series 1 includes Umaga, The Undertaker, Carlito, Hornswoggle, John Cena, and Mankind – $11
  • Spraycan Mugsy – by East3 & Kidrobot – 8″ figure with removable visor, 3 spray cans, and 2 markers – $40

On Location

  • We recently had the pleasure of visiting Red Hot Robot in Phoeniz, AZ and took a little toy break with owner/operator Jason Kiningham


  • Monster Art Rally – a frightening show of plush and custom vinyl creatures at Gallery 1988 in San Francisco, CA from October 10 to November 1
  • We Need Each Other – works from over 40 Chicago urban artists including a 16′ by 5′ installation made up of 80 1′ by 1′ panels at OhNo!Doom in Chicago, IL from October 11 to November 11
  • Dia de los Plush – a Day of the Dead plush art show at Red Hot Robot In Phoenix, AZ from October 11 to November 7 –
  • Vivi Sesja – featuring toys on display, collecting discussions, artists and photo shoot girls + toys in POZNAN in Poland on October 22nd
  • This Bud’s For You Show – custom 9″ BUD show featuring dozens of artists such as Doktor A, Frank Kozik, Shawn Smith, and many more at El Museo Gallery in Buffalo, NY from October 24th to December 23rd
  • You Asked For It – new works from Sket One as well as the exclusive release of his ATP Dolbee figure at The Forum in London, England on October 30th & 31st and then at The Custard Factory on November 1st
  • Choking Hazard – open custom MiniGwin show debuting at Winter Vinyl Toy Network in Pasadena December 6 & 7, 2008 and then touring indefinitely – grab a MiniGwin today and get to work!