Puppeteer shows off his latest trippy glowing beast

It started out as an aardvark but then puppeteer Barnaby Dixon's latest creation morphed into something much trippier. The new hand creature has porcupine-like spikes that glow under a blacklight and can roll into a ball like an armadillo. Watch as Dixon maneuvers the imaginary beast to make it walk, scratch itself, do a handstand […]

Vintage toys: Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Thumper, and… Idiot?

The 1949 Airboy comic has an ad for 5 puppets: Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Thumper… and Idiot. We'll assume Idiot is not a Disney-licensed character, though he looks a bit like their Hunchback. The same firm also sold Halloween masks: