A History of Tin Toy Robots
Tin Toy Robots on the march–grinding gears, throwing sparks. Collectors Weekly talks with Justin Pinchot about Japan’s post-War toy robots.
Tagged as: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, capitalism, Cold War, industry, interviews, Japan, Justin Pinchot, robots, toys
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Carol Borden was editor of and a writer for the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Midnight Madness and Vanguard program blogs. She is currently an editor at and evil overlord for The Cultural Gutter, a website dedicated to thoughtful writing about disreputable art. She has written for Mezzanotte, Teleport City, Die Danger Die Die Kill, Popshifter and she has a bunch of short stories published by Fox Spirit Books including: Godzilla detective fiction, femme fatale mermaids, an adventurous translator/poet, and an x-ray tech having a bad day. Read and listen to her other shenanigans at Monstrous Industry. For her particular take on gutter culture, check out, “In the Sewer with the Alligators.”
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