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Get to Know – Hot Wheels Designer Brendon Vetuskey

Get to Know – Hot Wheels Designer Brendon Vetuskey

As car fans, we explicitly know what drives our fandom. But what about those who help fuel that fanaticism? What are their favorite castings, real-life cars and more? We decided to find out via our new series where we ask icons and veterans from the world of model cars about the automobiles that helped shape […]

Wayne’s World Mirthmobile – Model of the Month at Denver’s Rodz & Bodz Museum

Wayne’s World Mirthmobile – Model of the Month at Denver’s Rodz & Bodz Museum

Remember the two heavy metal dudes with a public access television show, Wayne Campbell, portrayed by Mike Meyers, and his best friend and sidekick Garth Algar, portrayed by Dana Carvey? The recurring Wayne’s World skits, first appearing on Saturday Night Live in 1989, were an instant sensation and later spawned two feature films in 1992 and 1993. […]

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

The Collectors Who Spend Thousands on Rare Hot Wheels

Every year, Mattel sells nearly $1B worth of new toy cars to kids. But on the secondary market, adult collectors and dealers reign supreme. By day, Bruce Pascal is a successful commercial real estate executive who brokers multimillion-dollar deals in the nation’s capital. By night, he buys $5k Hot Wheels cars on eBay. The 59 […]

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