Articles

 

How Your Grandpa Got His LOLs – CollectorsWeekly.com — Funny article on gag boxes! A must read!

 

Yakity-Yak: 60 Years of Teeth That Talk Back – CollectorsWeekly.com — Who doesn’t remember the talking teeth? Read all about them in this article!

Fake Vomit: The Real Story — Huffington Post: Wierd — Great article about Whoops! and other fake vomit!

 

The Inside Scoop On The Fake Barf Industry¬† – CollectorsWeekly.com — This is a wonderful article tracing the history of this famous gag!

 

Girlie Glasses: A Peep Show With Your Beer — CollectorsWeekly.com — What a delight. Check out the pictures and history of these beautiful, classic glasses.

 

More Articles About and By Us

  • “What A Novelty”, Racine Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin, April 19, 1993
  • “Is This Some Kind Of Joke”, Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 22, 1993
  • “Wisconsin Museum Holds America’s Novelty Items”, Fort Smith Times Record, Fort Smith, Arkansas, July 19, 1993
  • “Only Concern Of It’s Kind In America: Johnson Smith Company”, Baby Boomer Collectibles Magazine, November 1993
  • “April Fools Day: Racine Family Has Mischievous Hobby”, Racine Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin, April 1, 1999
  • “The Big Book of Johnson Smith and Company”, by Mardi and Stan Timm, GAMES Magazine, April 1999
  • “What a Gag”, Collectibles Magazine, Summer 1999
  • “The Big Book of Little Wonders”, by Mardi and Stan Timm, GAMES Magazine, November 2000
  • “The Beat Goes On”, Kenosha News, Kenosha, Wisconsin, February 12, 2003
  • “King of the Gag Boxes, by Mardi and Stan Timm, GAMES Magazine, February 2003
  • “Toy Stories”, by Mardi and Stan Timm, Mental Floss Magazine, Summer 2003
  • “Cheap Laffs”, book by Mark Newgarden, referenced us and our article in GAMES Magazine on H. Fishlove
  • “Blame It On The Dog”, book by Jim Dawson: Stan and the Whoopee Cushion were referenced on page 14
  • “Whoopee Cushion Got First Airing Here”, by Mardi and Stan Timm, Toronto Star Newspaper, March 31, 2008

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