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Power Kid Podcast

Jul 24, 2018

Mego is back! Tune in now for the inside scoop with Marty Abrams!

The Father of Action Figures joins us today to discuss one of the most important action figure lines in history and its return to the mass market. Since he served as the president of Mego beginning in 1971 Marty has shaped and reshaped the landscape of...

Mar 13, 2018

Chandler Levine and Chris Oosthuisen have a vision for the next generation of toys. Inspired by the future of learning and fueled by their technology background in Silicon Valley they are working on LINK, a tech toy that can teach language and encourage children to explore the world around them.

Listen in as we discuss...

Dec 12, 2017

Have we forgotten how to play?

Join Jenn Choi and I as we discuss how to engage in play with our kids and get the most out of the toys we give this holiday season.

Jenn is a regular contributor at Forbes, Quartz and ADDitude Magazine and has many years of experience researching toys and play. She writes thoughtful...

Nov 21, 2017

This week I speak to Steve Reece. Steve owns and operates the toy industry consultancy He is a wealth of knowledge from brand positioning to play testing to manufacturing. We discuss his work in the industry and the opportunities of sourcing and manufacturing in India.

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Oct 23, 2017

The owner of, David Fitzgibbons, stops by today and gives us powerful information about what you need to make it in the modern toy industry. He has spent his career placing top talent with great toy companies. Design, marketing, management, and sales we cover it all in this show. What does he look for...