PCHOF’15 – Tech Deck Fingerboards Pull Off Amazing Trick

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Skateboards are one of the most popular combinations of sports equipment and toys, but miniature skateboards have taken off as a toy in their own right. Tech Decks fingerboards will roll into the Pop Culture Hall of Fame for 2015. Homemade fingerboards had been popular with skateboarders for years, partly for fun, but also as […]

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PCHOF’15 – Funko Pops Into The Collector Hall

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Hey collectors, we just launched a new market filled a huge selection of Pop!s and other Funko. Don’t miss the best deals!  Funko Toys, best known for Wacky Wobblers and Pop! vinyl toys, is the latest addition to the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. Founded in 1998 by Mike Becker, the company was originally conceived […]

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PCHOF’15 – The Force of Rey from Star Wars is Strong

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When plans emerged for the next trilogy of “Star Wars” movies to come out in 2015, writers created a mix of old, familiar faces with exciting new characters. Rey (so far, that’s the only name she’s known by) is a desert scavenger who discovers a robot with a secret, which leads to a hero’s journey. […]

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PCHOF’15 – Barbie Sashays Into Pop Culture Hall of Fame

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In 1959, Barbie Millicent Roberts made her worldwide debut, and the world of toys has never been the same. For Barbie’s legendary contribution to toy and pop culture, she is inducted into the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. The Barbie doll bucked the trend of plush toys and porcelain dolls to create a playable, realistic […]

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PCHOF’15 – Johnny Jimenez Jr., Toy Dealer to the Stars

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One of the eternal questions for collectors is trying to figure out what a toy or other rare item might be worth. On the TV show “Pawn Stars,” viewers got a look at how that value changes based on whether you’re a buyer or a seller. Johnny Jimenez Jr., one of the hosts of the […]

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PCHOF’15 – Ron Rudat, Real Action Figure Hero

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When Hasbro decided to revive the G.I. Joe brand in the 1980s, they found a real hero in the company. Ron Rudat, a 2015 inductee in the Pop Culture Hall of Fame, was tapped to design not only the figures but the philosophy of the new line. The original G.I.Joe line faded out with the […]

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