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Holiday hoverboard havoc

Published Dec. 30, 2015

Even since the "Back to the Future" sequels, we've dreamed of having hoverboards. But not like this. The holiday season has been menaced - and, thanks to Twitter, very entertained - by these rolling deathtraps.

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Growing up in the golden age of action figures

Published Dec. 17, 2015

Not everything sucked when we were kids. I know this because my daughter plays with a bunch of the toys my parents saved from my childhood. As the new "Star Wars" opens this weekend, I'm reminded that we grew up in the golden age of action figures. Before video games and technology turned them into something else.

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Black Friday brawls suck the holiday spirit from shopping

Published Nov. 26, 2015

The Black Friday shopping experience is a big, mixed bag of savings and safety issues. Milwaukee's Melanie Rice and Bryan Zysk know this first-hand. One even suffered a broken foot in a brawl over a DVD player.

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Sydney b. opens in Shorewood

Published May 6, 2015

Sydney b., a boutique for children, opened in Shorewood today. The shop, 4529 N. Oakland Ave., offers unique clothing, shoes, accessories and educational toys for kids ages 0 to 12 years old.

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The popularity of Funko's Pop! Vinyls and why I can't stop collecting

Published March 4, 2015

I haven't seen anything like Funko's Pop! Vinyls before last August.They're only 3.75 inches tall when standing up. They have an oversized, nearly squared head with pupil-free black eyes, a tiny nose and no mouth. They look more so like anime characters than anything else. Over the course of the following six months, what started as a quick impulse purchase had that led into a near obsession of collecting these figures.

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Rev. Ron reviews "The Lego Movie"

Let's cut right to it:  Legos are AWESOME!!!  They were a major part of my childhood and still remain a permanent facet in my life as an adult.  I still have all my old sets and like bringing them out of storage every now and then to take a gander at the creations I once built and,...

Best Dog Toy EVER

Dogs love to play with toys.  Well most dogs.And most of the dogs that love to play with toys often like to fetch. Retrievers. Setters. Spaniels. Even Beagles on occasion fetch toys. Where am I going with this?Well, as the title proclaims, I am talking about the amazing Jolly Ball ...


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