Archie McPhee has been creating and selling toys and novelties for 35 years. You might know us from Handerpants, the Devil Duckie or the Horse Mask. Hear the stories behind the products and what it's like to work for a novelty company. We make weird!
Why PayPal wouldn't let us sell a Tardigrade Ornament
The issue is fixed now, but, for a period of months, PayPal was blocking the sales of all of our tardigrade items from being purchased. In this episode, we're joined by Tim Ellis from GeekWire and Dispatches from the Multiverse to talk about how an arms dealer caused a tardigrade tragedy.
Pat Cashman from Almost Live!
We're joined by Seattle Broadcasting Legend Pat Cashman to talk about his new podcast, the team behind Almost Live!, and his time as a horror movie hose in Boise.
We're Back! New products, social distancing and replacements for smiles
David, Shana, and Heff return to the podcast with new products from Archie McPhee. Hear about how many legs a tardigrade has, how to replace a smile, and how roaches will evolve in the distant future.
Quarantine edition! Video meetings, what we're enjoying, and a penny whistle
We're working from home! The audio the quality is a little off on this one, but what can you do? We talk about what we're up to, what pop culture we're enjoying, and Shana learning to play the penny-whistle.
Finger Finger: Sounds good, looks bad
In this episode (recorded weeks ago), David, Shana, and Heff talk about Twitter, Frankensteins, and a really bad product idea. Check out our blog for pictures of the drawings mentioned.
Pee-wee happened! We got to meet Paul Reubens
Swoon! Shana and David got to meet Paul Reubens, the man behind Pee-wee Herman. Also, the Ig Nobel Prize event at our Seattle store.