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DadWagon Video: The 2010 International Toy Fair

February 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  Published in Dad Video, Video, Video  |  8 Comments

Last week, Nathan and I visited the 2010 International Toy Fair to see what kind of crap we’re going to be suckered into buying come Christmas. But we had a surprise—we actually liked a lot of what was on display. So we produced this fine video documenting our adventure. It’s not exactly smoothly edited, and I have no idea how to mix sound, but we hope you like what you see. There’ll be more to come down the line.


  1. Kelsey says:

    February 22nd, 2010at 11:38 am(#)

    I want one of those rubber band bazookas for Christmas.

  2. Jason says:

    February 22nd, 2010at 11:39 am(#)

    Did you get a chance to swing by the Mainway Toys booth? I hear that the Johnny IED Disposal Set is this year’s Bag O’ Glass.

  3. Nathan says:

    February 22nd, 2010at 12:41 pm(#)

    @Jason, nope, we missed that. We were in too much of a hurry to get to beers with you and HipMamaB!

    @Kelsey the Jr. Devastator is indeed one of the finest toys man could hope for. You yourself should appreciate that his entire arsenal is 100% American made. Bonus.

  4. Matt says:

    February 22nd, 2010at 1:15 pm(#)

    @Jason: I think the 50 Dangerous Things book had a chapter on that. After all, if you’re going to IED, it should really be DIY.

  5. DaDa Rocks! says:

    February 24th, 2010at 9:41 am(#)

    Awesome Video! Wish I could have meet up with you guys for a bit at the toyfair – so much to see! Pretty cool video wrap up!

  6. Nathan says:

    February 24th, 2010at 9:51 am(#)

    Definitely. We’ll have to meet up in Gotham at some point!

  7. Kristian says:

    March 15th, 2010at 7:14 pm(#)

    As my daughter Elena and I are heading, momless, to San Francisco at the end of the month, I found your recent NY Times article poignant and utterly hilarious. Thanks for the tip about AirBnB.com… I’ve couch surfed before, however with my BabyBjörn-bound sidekick in tow your recommendation is a much better option.

    By far the best toy in the video was the cardboard box… because it has DAD POWER!


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