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The Summer Rush of movies are in full effect! Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mad Max and San Andreas lit up the May charts and June is looking to keep the box office rolling. Who’s going to be the big winner this month? We can’t say for sure but the month is really front loaded. Can The Rock keep the San Andreas momentum rolling or is it going to be the boys from Entourage packing the house. Will it be the cursing puppet holding the crown or will Dinosaur Merch have the big revival it needs this year( I might be the only…

The Star Wars theme song is being sung at a very high volume by yours truly as I type this post. Star Wars is coming to Disney Infinity! It’s not exactly a surprise that this collaboration is happening after Marvel launched in Disney Infinity 2.0 but who cares, because its real now! Don’t believe me? Check out the announcement trailer below! Still humming that theme song? Good. Similar to the previous versions of Disney Infinity, the 3.0 edition of the game will be available at a suggested retail price of $64.99. The Starter Pack will include two figures, Anakin Skywalker…

These days, most super-selling toys and games are created in a sea of focus tests, synergistic branding, and qualitative post launch marketing studies than could have ever been imagined in the toy industry of yesteryear. In this blast from the past, we’ll look at 5 classic toys and games that were created by complete accident. 5. Slinky  Way back in 1943, a Naval Engineer by the name of Richard T. James was working on a project to develop methodologies to stabilize important nautical equipment on rough seas.  Various springs, magnets, and other items were high on a shelf, which he…

STOP IT.  Stop paying too much at your favorite retailer for LEGO sets.  I’m not talking about resale listings, knock off bricks, or online auctions.  I’m talking about “front line” retailers and local storefronts on new products.  Seriously, you don’t have to pay so much. When we happen upon a great Lego deal, and share it at NerdSteals, it’s often met with a really popular response.  We can only imagine that is because these physical blocks of your imagination are so expensive, especially in pop-culture sets. Yet, because we love these little plastic foot-injurers, we seek any way to get a good price,…