toys

Balzac – rock band

Balzac (typeset as BALZAC) is a Japanese punk band formed in 1992 in Kyoto. The band was founded by singer and songwriter Hirosuke Nishiyama, who has remained the only constant member of the band since its creation. Balzac was highly influenced… Read More ›

Stretch Screamers – toys

Stretch Screamers is a series of electronic toys manufactured by Games Quest/Manley Toys Limited of Hong Kong. As their name implies, Stretch Screamers could be stretched, causing them to apparently scream (they were battery operated). The figures could also to be squeezed… Read More ›

Slime – toy, 1976

Slime was a toy product manufactured by Mattel, sold in a plastic rubbish bin and introduced in the winter of 1976. It consisting of a non-toxic viscous, oozing green material made primarily from guar gum. Different variations of Slime were released over the years, including… Read More ›