Let the holiday shopping begin! Black Friday is this week and here’s a few things you should keep an eye out for.
Keeping track of a big toy collection can be a chore, so I tried an app to help manage my Hot Wheels.
Bells and whistles can be a lot of fun but nothing beats the basics. It’s too bad the basics are hard to come by these days.
I always wanted to make my own Hot Wheels. The closest I got as a kid was dipping my cars in paint, but as an adult you can go all out.
When I think back on all the toys I had growing up as a kid and even the toys I still have as an adult, many of them were little more than fads. They were hot and popular and every kid wanted them, but ultimately they didn’t hang around for long. Looking at the world [...]
Like many, I’ve been collecting Hot Wheels and Matchbox toy cars pretty much my entire life. My childhood cars were well loved, though I admit many fell victim to the cruel play of any 10-year-old boy, which often includes bricks, paint, mud, and a few explosives, just for good measure. It wasn’t until I started [...]
Hot Wheels is one of the most affordable toys to collect. Since most cars are only a dollar, it means anyone with a pocket or a purse can cobble together enough spare change to buy a few toy cars. Most people might think Hot Wheels starts with kids scooting them across the kitchen floor and [...]
I wrote an article last week about Hot Wheels cars, but upon posting it something started gnawing at me. While talking about Hot Wheels, I had completely neglected to mention Matchbox, the opposing brand. What makes this worse is that as a kid, I couldn’t distinguish between the two as both brands made little toy [...]
Little known fact about me: I grew up as a little boy. What this generally meant is that Barbies weren’t typically in my play-cycle and Hot Wheels dominated most of my free time in between Ninja Turtles. I’m happy to say that even though I’ve taken a long hiatus from the small die-cast cars of [...]
I’m taking another day off video games to go into one of my favorite things from my childhood: Die-cast cars. The term can be applied to a lot of things, such as Hot Wheels and the like, but I actually won’t be bringing Hot Wheels into this since, well, that makes for an article in [...]