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Toys of Future Past: Hasbro Pulse Enters Pop Culture Hall of Fame

For almost 100 years, Hasbro has been one of the biggest and most popular toy companies. For the next century, Hasbro Pulse taps into the past as well as the future of toy collecting. For their forward-thinking about past success, Hasbro Pulse is joining the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. Any toy collector or hobby […]

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Hot Wheels Designer Larry Wood Rolls into Pop Culture Hall of Fame

Larry Wood is considered one of the greatest automotive designers of all time, yet you hardly ever see one of his cars on the road. Actually, you do see them on an orange plastic highway, because Wood designed them for a little company called Hot Wheels. Kids didn’t know his name at the time, but […]

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Bond… James Bond Joins Pop Culture Hall of Fame

“The name’s Carruthers… Peregrine Carruthers”. If that doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps you know the character by his eventual name. Author Ian Fleming wanted a bland name for his spy character and chose James Bond. The rest is history, and that’s why James Bond is joining the Pop Culture Hall of Fame for 2021 as […]

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Friendly Neighborhood Steve Ditko Swings into Pop Culture Hall of Fame 

Comics readers often credit Stan Lee (inducted in 2015) as the principal creator of most Marvel characters during the 1960s, but you have to remember he was primarily the writer. However, even casual fans of superhero comics regard artist Steve Ditko as an equal partner, possibly more, in the creation of Spider-Man. Ditko’s character design, […]

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Future of Pop Culture Hall of Fame Includes Syd Mead

Syd Mead didn’t own a crystal ball, but he had a very clear vision for the future. As an industrial designer, automotive concept creator, and film designer, it hardly mattered if his visions turned out to be accurate decades later. At the time, they were the perfect future, and it inspired others to think forward […]

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Teddy! Mr. Bean and Rowan Atkinson Enter Pop Culture Hall of Fame

Pop culture often embraces low-brow entertainment over sophisticated, serious concepts. Those who understand the power of that distinction can lead lives of gloriously silly success. Rowan Atkinson, best known as Mr. Bean, has run with that idea most of his career, and for that, he is an inductee in the Pop Culture Hall of Fame […]

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Monopoly Owns Spot in Pop Culture Hall of Fame

Who wants to play a game about real estate that takes hours, even days to finish? Turns out, a LOT of folks. Monopoly has been a powerhouse in the board game industry for so long, it almost feels like a rite of passage to learn about capitalism and taxes through the game. For such a […]

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Comics Price Guide Founder Robert Overstreet is Worthy of Pop Culture Hall of Fame

Robert Overstreet is of the biggest names in comics publishing, yet he has never written or drawn a comic story. Instead, he is the creator of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, the most popular and authoritative bible of comics trading. For his contributions to the business, Overstreet is a 2021 inductee of the Pop […]

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Roblox Founder David Baszucki Creates Spot in Pop Culture Hall of Fame

In the late 1980s, David Baszucki created a computer game that was supposed to make education fun. Today, he runs an online world that makes fun educational. For his wildly popular Roblox game, Baszucki is now a member of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame as a Game Developer. Roblox combines the creative, world-building aspects […]

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