• 'Breaking Bad' figures in Toys 'R Us (Along with Fake Crystal Meth)

    Oct 21, 2014 @ 5:14 pm - Chuck

    File this one under “the death of right and wrong”: Breaking Bad action figures, complete with fake crystal meth and a stash of cash. The packaging says that it is intended for those over 15, but they are selling them on Toys 'R Us, alongside children's toys. There is already a petition to remove these toys: http://www.change.org/p/toys-r-us-remove-breaking-bad-dolls-from-their-shelves

  • Reverend Al vs. The Teleprompter

    Oct 21, 2014 @ 4:49 pm - Vintageport

    Here's another midweek chuckle for TAMs…I won't tell you how this contest ends, but suffice it to say that the rev is “Keeping It Real”

  • March of the Purple Penguins

    Oct 21, 2014 @ 4:24 pm - Alain

    Parents went to Lincoln Nebraska school board meeting to register disagreement with purple penguin gender guidance and when the meeting summary was issued, only supportive comments were included.

  • Ebola plush toy sold as ‘contagious gag gift’

    Oct 20, 2014 @ 6:16 pm - Pat S

    The Ebola toy, which looks like a curly brown worm with a cat’s eye, is an exact replica of a microscopic image of the virus.

    Laura Sullivan, the vice president of marketing at Giant Microbes, told the Star the Ebola toy was in hot demand.

    It offers more than 100 plush microbe toys for sale, ranging in everything from HIV and herpes to breast cancer or the common cold.

    Every soft toy comes packaged with information to encourage education about the diseases.

  • Iron Man Prosthetic

    Oct 20, 2014 @ 2:31 pm - Dalgon

    Losing a hand is a disaster, but this inventor has developed a prosthetic hand for kids that emulates Iron Man.

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