Feb 24, 2015  •  In Cute, Entertainment, Funny, Geek, Photography, Toys

The Secret Lives of Superhero Toys

Warning: some of these are NSFW. But the creativity and technique of photographer Edy Hardjo are well worth a look…especially if you’re into the Marvel and DC superhero-verse. Enjoy! You may also like: Suck My Brick Lego Representations of the 50 States Kids Recreate Best Looks from the Golden Globes Engagement Photos of the Year [Zombies]

Oct 10, 2014  •  In Aerin, Cute, Funny, Motherhood, Personal, Toys

Doll Play

I never played with dolls as a kid. I have memories of painstakingly cutting out elaborate paper dolls and their clothes and accessories….only to discard them once I finished. I also recall constructing Barbie houses out of cardboard boxes, books, and other items we found around the house, but lost interest once the domiciles were completed. […]

Jul 11, 2014  •  In Art/Design, Cute, Funny, Geek, Toys

Lego Representations of the 50 States

My favorite has to be Delaware — it reminds me of my favorite line from Wayne’s World: “We’re in…Delaware.” 😆  Which do you like the best? Do you think your state is accurately portrayed? Alabama: Alaska: Arizona: You may also like: The Secret Lives of Superhero Toys Suck My Brick Lego Pop Culture Riddles Disney’s Hollywood […]

Mar 8, 2014  •  In Art/Design, Entertainment, Toys

Dolls That Resemble Celebrities and Characters

South Korean artist Park Seoung repaints and stylizes dolls to resemble celebrities and pop culture icons. I was first introduced to his work by the kickass Michonne doll that’s been making its rounds through the interwebz, and I was delighted to click on over to his Flickr page and discover his other works. Michonne You may […]

Feb 28, 2013  •  In Baby, Funny, Parenting, Personal, Toys, Web

More Painful Than Stepping on LEGOs

The internet has a tendency to dramatize certain mundane life events, wouldn’t you say?  😉 And if you’re reading this, it probably means that you’re familiar with the trends and memes of the popular web which also leads me to believe you’ve heard of the “stepping on a LEGO piece while barefoot” mania. (source) Yes, […]

Feb 2, 2013  •  In Art/Design, Cute, Geek, Marketing/Advertising, Toys

Lego Pop Culture Riddles

It’s no secret that I absolutely ADORE Lego’s clever marketing campaigns — can you believe that this is my fifth post applauding them? (see: 1, 2, 3, 4) Even if you may be getting sick of my Lego craze, I believe that this series of posters deserves a special mention because it engages the audience and […]

Sep 12, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Geek, Toys, Video Games

Geektastic Hungry Hungry Hippos Mod

I am majorly crushing on this Koopa-themed Hungry Hungry Hippos game, lovingly modified by Donald (alias Kodykoala), a 30-year-old electrical engineer from El Paso. Having taken about 50 hours to complete, with each Koopa kid requiring about 10 hours, the game will make its debut public appearance at the El Paso Comic Con — where […]