Check Out These Badass Lady Action Figures Made By Moms

A pair of mothers who were disillusioned with the variety of action figures for young girls have come up with their own line of badass action figures. » 6/26/14 9:30pm 6/26/14 9:30pm

The Delightful Cast of Game of Thrones Play With Their Action Figures

Too bad none of these figures come with realistic "die when you've really started caring about them" action. Related: this cast seems like the absolute most fucking fun on Earth/Westeros. How do we become friends with all of them immediately? » 12/03/13 8:30pm 12/03/13 8:30pm

Here are Those Republican Candidate Action Figures No One Asked For

Now that a toy manufacturer has unleashed upon the world action figure versions of the Republican Presidential candidates, gay, politically aware little boys with conservative parents who won't let them play with Barbies can finally stage the Action Figure Rick Santorum/Action Figure Newt Gingrich Makeout Party of… » 2/28/12 2:00pm 2/28/12 2:00pm

The Evolution Of April O'Neil

When I was a child, I and the other latchkey kids played long games of Imagination on the playground. The games would last for days or even weeks, all these arcing time/space operas with good guys, villains, damsels, and shopkeepers. » 4/22/11 6:00pm 4/22/11 6:00pm

How To Turn A Doll Into An Action Figure

"Action figures" and "dolls" tend to be pose-able and non-pose-able, respectively, reflecting the idea that boys are encouraged to be active agents and girls passive objects. So j_l_larson devised a way to make girl toys that can do things. » 1/04/11 6:30pm 1/04/11 6:30pm

Michaele Salahi Has Herself Made Into An Action Figure

HeroBuilders.com has released a Michaele Salahi action figure, perfect for crashing your kids' tea parties. According to the company's founder, the doll wasn't their idea — "We actually got a call from her agent." » 9/24/10 12:22pm 9/24/10 12:22pm

Son Burns Down House After Mom Tosses Action Figures

A 30-year-old Japanese man pled guilty to burning down his family's house because his mother threw out his action figures. He says he was attempting to commit suicide because the toys were "partners" he planned to spend his life with. » 8/25/10 6:28pm 8/25/10 6:28pm

What Can Brown Do For You?

Hero Builders has unveiled a line of Scott Brown action figures. They've got the Executive, the Everyman, and this guy: The Cosmo Man (anatomically correct and for adults only!). I know what I want for Valentine's Day... [Boston Herald] » 2/01/10 10:20am 2/01/10 10:20am

Liev Schreiber Worries About Toddler's Safety, Interest In "Daddy…

On the Late Show last night, Wolverine star Liev Schreiber discussed his 22-month-old son's aggression toward his newborn brother, and Letterman wondered if it's gotten as bad as the sibling rivalry between Sabretooth and Wolverine. » 5/06/09 6:00pm 5/06/09 6:00pm