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Colour Pop

What It Is: A way cute concept: bandoliers designed to hold your little one’s crayons. For the unfamiliar, a bandolier is more commonly used as a shoulder belt for stashing bullets – but that concept has been neutered with these charming cotton blend straps that ensure your child’s creative tools are always at their fingertips. 103 more words

Flash Post

Deal 490: Elves Must Go.

Tough times prevail across all of toyland, the candy cane harvest is exceptionally poor, the plushie farmers can bring only threadbare and understuffed plushies to market, the great playground ball swamps are drying up, and on top of that the elves are demanding higher production, higher taxes, and offering lower prices at market, all of which suddenly flipped the teddy bears over the edge from cute and cuddly to toothy and scary. 59 more words

Daily Deal

My Santa

I don’t remember ever believing in Santa. Perhaps my  three older siblings caused an early doubt because of their transparent non-belief, or (my version) I was just too practical and too smart to accept the idea of such a magical person. 553 more words

Happy Thanksgiving!

   By Bob Shapiro

When I was a kid, Thanksgiving meant (among other things) that I would see two favorite movies on TV. One was Miracle on 34th Street – the original – and the other was Laurel Hardy in Babes in Toyland (also called March of the Wooden Soldiers). 57 more words

Films of Courage: Toyland

This short film is poignant, powerful, and heartbreaking. A memorable must-see.

For more information about Toyland, check its IMDB page here.

Fiction

The Tyrant of Toyland

Heavy acidic rain blights Toyland, symptomatic of the corruption in its very atmosphere. Even at this late hour, I must duck into shadowed alleyways to avoid the glaring headlights of the red and yellow fascist cars, with their gaunt, wild-eyed Goblin drivers. 1,289 more words