childhood

Three Military Experts on the Inspired Madness of G.I. Joe Toys

Missiles on everything. Planes and helicopters brighter than 1980s skateboard graphics. No armor. But are G.I. Joe and Cobra vehicles really that dumb? (Yes.)

The Marketing Magic Behind Every Great Action Figure Commercial

What’s the secret sauce? An excitable kid named Brent going absolutely nuts over ‘Star Wars,’ ‘G.I. Joe’ and ‘Transformers’ toys

The Insane True Story of the Cabbage Patch Doll Riots

In 1983, the craze over the children’s toy led to violence — and became the precursor to every Black Friday anarchy event to come

Sorry, Joe Pesci, but Uncle Frank Is the Real Villain of ‘Home Alone’

YOU CAN’T CALL A KID A LITTLE JERK IN FRONT OF HIS FAMILY YOU ASSHOLE