image viaDespite appearances, it's not a horror movie.Warning to anyone who has a small child or has to spend a lot of time in the presence of a small child: Zhu Zhu pets, the scourge of a couple of Christmases past, are back! Well, they were never actually gone -- except for the 2009 holida ... More >>
Collectible dolls are creepy in general, but none are creepier than the Madame Alexander variety. No matter who they are supposed to represent, every doll has the same childishly round face, plump cheeks and (worst of all) staring glass eyes. Image sourcel-r: Holly Golightly, Lucrezia Borgia, Rhett ... More >>
Image sourceAttention all toys: Mr. Squiggles and his little pals own your ass.Among the world's most coveted awards are the Oscars, the Pulitzers, the Nobels and the TOTYs.What are the TOTYs you ask? Why, Toy of the Year, silly! The Toy Industry Association handed out the awards last Saturday, F ... More >>
Murphy Lee of the St. Lunatics will be at Vintage Vinyl tonight from 5 to 9 p.m. Now, there's a lot going on in Murph's world surrounding this appearance: First, he's giving away a free CD on his website when you buy the DVD, U C Me, and he'll be signing copies at VV. But more important, thi ... More >>
It's never been easier to start your own (fake) band.
Week of September 4, 2002