[fblike] It simply isn’t right! It was just a few months ago that I discovered the National Toy Museum and their Toy Hall of Fame. I was astonished to find that the rubber duckie wasn’t among the toys chosen. Among the first inductees in 1998, the inaugural year for the Hall of Fame, was the teddy […]
[fblike] What? No rubber duckies in the National Toy Hall of Fame? Right this wrong. Vote for the rubber duckie! And don’t you dare vote for the turtles!
For crying out loud! As in for real — I am! The teddy bear made it into the National Toy Hall of Fame at the first induction is 1998. Where is the rubber duckie? Here’s a screen shot of the tally of the online poll this morning. 4%? Only four percent? Don’t let a Mutant […]
Finally! The Rubber Duck is a Nominee for the 2013 National Toy Hall of Fame ! Wouldn’t you think the rubber duck would have been a shoe-in the first year the Hall of Fame started? GO VOTE! Since 1998 fifty-one toys have been inducted. Seriously, shouldn’t the rubber duckie have been given the honor before Nintendo […]
Yup, you read that right. This is oh so un-rubber-duckie-like! But, yes, there’s a squabble over rubber duckie rights, specifically the right to sell the image of rubber duckies. Let me set the stage, from the rubber duckie’s perspective. Take a gander… a buncha rubber duckies. And this, a rubber duckie, right? How about this? […]
Rubber Duckie History: Dietrich Rempel, Titan in Toys Imagine growing up in an ideal childhood, only to have it destroyed by a revolution in your early teens, losing your parents, and felling with your brother disguising to escape to safety thousands of miles away. And then, working yourself up to become a talented sculptor and […]