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Episode 052: 8BitDad vs Christmas Toys
4 years ago

Episode 052: 8BitDad vs Christmas Toys

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In this week’s episode, we talk Christmas shopping and toys. Disney Infinity! Nintendo Amiibo! Star Wars Command!
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New Barbie Sets Designed With Dad in Mind
6 years ago

New Barbie Sets Designed With Dad in Mind

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Barbie Designed with Dad

The New York Times‘ Stephanie Clifford did a great job discussing Mattel’s new move to appeal – not only to daughters, but also their fathers – with new Barbie construction sets.

The Mega Bloks Build N’ Style sets, launching 12/12/12 (creative!) will give children the opportunity to do something with Barbie that they couldn’t before – build Barbie’s mansion (relatively) brick-by-brick.

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Ridiculous Kids Products Highlight the End of Civilization
7 years ago

Ridiculous Kids Products Highlight the End of Civilization

End of Civilization

If you ever wanted to know how and why humanity is doomed to fail, look no further than the commercials interspersed during your kids’ favorite television shows. Though there’s been a recent resurgence of cool superhero stuff out there in toy stores, not all kid products are created equal. Among the newly-gendered LEGO sets, NERF sniper rifles and we-swear-its-not-just-marshmallows cereal commercials, you see just how low humanity can get.

How low? Well, let’s just put it this way: imagine everything you can exist without owning. Now take those ideas and make them worse.

Then head over to the next page for three prime examples (plus a bonus!) of why the meteor needs to end us sooner rather than later.

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Episode 021: We’ll Getcha Pregnant
7 years ago

Episode 021: We’ll Getcha Pregnant

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Episode 021: We’ll Getcha Pregnant

This week’s episode covers the following stories on 8bitdad.com for the week leading up to March 13th, 2012: PQotW: What’s One of the TV …
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