Episode 118: de Toyboys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
We're back and finally talking to Holland's very own de Toyboys, well Toyboy, as Pieter joins Bevin to prove that truly, all nerds speak the same language. Take an audio tour of de Toyboys new store space, and learn whether Pieter's taste for herring matches his taste for Power Rangers. Does the definition of what constitutes "brunch" remain the same beyond borders? Find that out too and more! One last nugget-er, croquette found in this episode, Pieter's self-reflection on "Conquest Toys!" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 117: Totally Rad Toyhouse
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
90s kids rejoice! Bevin is talking to Matthew and LJ from Totally Rad Toyhouse, a store that specializes in '90s toys! Join them for a warm, nostalgic conversation about the value of community, the creepiness of Furbies, and how every city needs a vintage toy store. Burning questions from Bev include "Where's all the Batman figs?" "Where's all the Power Ranger figs?" and "Why is someone getting divorced over their toy collection?" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 116: Super Happy Incredible Toys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
It's an in-store episode recording! Bevin visits Houston Texas' very own Super Happy Incredible Toys! Juan, Colin and Brett talk about settling differences over Street Fighter, the cut-off for "vintage" and ensuring the collecting hobby is passed along to younger generations. Also debated, are Funko Pop folks the new Hot Wheels folks? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 115: Dr. Tongue's I Had That Shoppe
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
Mark Pederson aka Dr. Tongue himself is here to lend his insights on all things pop-culture (with a healthy dose of sarcasm and a running gag about bad internet). Mark also educates Bevin on Nudie Suits (it's not what you think) and how things at the store have changed since recording the episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 114: Toy De Jour
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
The incomparable Sam and Liz from Toy De Jour hang out with Bevin to riff on hidden naughty bits on Disney VHS covers, the tight-knit community of Chicago toy-stores and the secrets to a successful relationship (spoilers, its opening a toy-store). Also discussed, the volatile secondary market for Beanie Babies and how it's possible to not collect Funko Pops! and still own dozens. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 113: RePetes Toys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
Inspired by watching Season 1 of A Toy Store Near You, Peter Swain and Jeanne Blair turned their dreams into reality by opening RePetes Toys! Listen in as they talk with Bevin about their passion for buying toys, selling toys, repairing toys and sharing that love with their customers. You'll find RePetes in a small town, but the hearts of owners' Peter and Jeanne couldn't be bigger! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 112: Wonder Works
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
Joining Bevin this week are Christine and Elizabeth from Wonder Works Toys! Wonder Works isn’t your ordinary toy store, but it is a toy store in the purest sense of the definition. Find out how they continue to capture the magic of visiting a toy-store, the importance of localism in small business and how synergy between entrepreneurs helps keep Wonder Works a perpetually relevant and healthy environment for kids of all ages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 111: Jayden’s Toys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
Consummate showman Jayden, owner of Jayden’s Toys is here to chat with fellow Texan, Bevin! Jayden’s opened multiple stores, two podcasts, continuing to tour with his band, staying busy to say the least. Jayden reveals the mysterious origins of Derp, commiserates with Bevin over the trials and tribulations of Texas ice-storms, marvels at the incredible vocal range of George Michael and even the prospects of franchising! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 110: SMASH Toys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
This episode finds Bevin talking with Jonathan from SMASH Toys (like MASH, not Hulk), who opened his store due to an unprecedented series of events in 2016. In addition to bonding over Batman, Jon and Bevin discuss the sliding scale of nostalgia, the cycle of collecting and the toy store community coming together via friendship and shared experiences Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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Episode 109: Kokomo Toys
A Toy Store Near You: Companion Podcast
by NacelleCast Studios
11M ago
Bevin’s back and talking to co-owner Amber at toy store destination location, Kokomo Toys! Listen in on how things are going over on Geek St., the continued focus that Kokomo Toys puts on highlighting independent toy-makers and a walk through the production of Kokomo Toys' episode of A Toy Store Near You! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices ..read more
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