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From Hardball to Soft Serve, Some History of Major League Baseball Ice Cream Helmets

From Hardball to Soft Serve, Some History of Major League Baseball Ice Cream Helmets

Christopher C. Wuensch

Some collectibles arrive with a proverbial cherry on top. A pristine Hot Wheels Redline found at a garage sale. The rocket-firing Boba Fett still in its original Kenner packaging. A GEM-MT 10 rated Mickey Mantle rookie unearthed among the must of some long forgotten basement. Others arrive with a literal cherry on top and require […]

Art Toy of the Week – Elfie

Art Toy of the Week – Elfie

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This week’s Art Toy of the Week is this adorable little elephant character called Elfie. Elfie was created by Too Natthapong, originally as part of a set with another character called Greenie, and produced by Unbox Industries.

KAWS: From Street Artist to Global Icon

KAWS: From Street Artist to Global Icon

Today’s issue is about the artist known as KAWS, the ex-Disney illustrator whose familiar style has evolved into a global pop culture phenomenon. What began with the rattle of a spray paint can on New York City streets is now recognized the world over — and has created a huge market for collectibles to boot. Even […]

Art Toy of the Week – Sametan

Art Toy of the Week – Sametan

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This week’s Art Toy of the Week is Sametan by CometDebris. First released back in 2011, every sale of Sametan, a shark-like figure wearing trousers with his fins sewn back on, helps to benefit PangeaSeed.

Protect Your Pokemon Cards From…the Japanese Yakuza

Protect Your Pokemon Cards From…the Japanese Yakuza

If Pokemon has taught us anything since its inception nearly three decades ago, it’s that anyone will go to great lengths to add Pikachu and friends to their collection. That includes the notorious Japanese organized crime syndicate the Yakuza. Keita Saito, a lieutenant in the Yakuza’s Takinogawa family, was arrested recently in connection with an […]