Archive for the ‘Toys’ Category

This week on an all new episode of the Podwits podcast, the boys do a show about them prepping to do a show while at the same time, doing a show. Sound confusing? Well imagine being a part of it! They chat about concepts of time and exactly what the heck the Podwits are doing when […]

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman, The Podwits deliver a special edition of the Side Cast! Dion and contributor J. Blake celebrate the history of the character by sharing their memories and speak about the history, which leads into some very interesting topics: The various incarnations from comic, to small and then silver screen; […]

This week’s podcast features a Podwits first as J. Marcus becomes the first Podwit to dial in from orbit!  Exactly what he’s orbiting is unclear, though he seems to have broken the space-time continuum, causing him to speak somewhat out of sync with reality!  Can Dion and Brian save him, or will he be lost […]

Dion and J. Blake are back for another exciting addition of the Podwits’ Side Cast. Todays topic is toys from our childhood. A subject often visited in the Podwits podcast, this time around the duo laments about the various toys they played with in their youth. Dion explains his paradox growing up that was imposed on him by […]

So many of the images I love were born out of an artist whose work is known by so many, but whose name is not. Ralph McQuarrie created many of the worlds movie and television fans dream of visiting. Our first impressions of the STAR WARS films are thanks to him!

The Steve Jobs Action Figure Revealed [UPDATED]

Posted: January 15, 2012 by Podwits Administrator in Podcast, Toys

As we mentioned in this week’s podcast, a company called inicons.com has released a very realistic Steve Jobs action figure. While we can only tantalize you with a few pictures, you can check out the whole story here. UPDATE: On January 15, 2012, inicons.com withdrew the figure before its release, citing pressure from Apple and from Jobs family. […]

Dion and J. dive back into the Toybox to rediscover the playthings of our youth.  From Mego to MacFarlane, Turtles to Terminator, we leave no plastic stone unturned.

The Christmas Toy…Story?!

Posted: December 24, 2011 by Tiberius in Christmas, History, Television, The Muppets, Toys
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I was recently encouraged to watch a long forgotten Muppet special from way back in 1986! Even I, a long time Muppet aficionado, somehow missed this one… So I gave it whirl… Oh Boy! What I discovered was so shocking, I was forced to make the children leave the room or else their psyche would […]

J. and Dion present you with this special early Christmas present!  A look into the world of toys and action figures through the years.  From the most beloved toys of our youth to the newest thing to hit the shelves, The Podwits bring you a heaping spoonful of nostalgia on a blister card!

In this exciting and riveting installment, J, Brian, and Dion tackle such issues as teen pregnancy, religion, childhood obesity and the “race” card… Oops, wrong show. Instead, The Podwits cover credit card fraud, ask the age-old question, “are toys and toymakers losing their souls?”, contemplate Santa being knocked around by Best Buy; NYC rating “Street-meat” […]