StartUp

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You Have to Invent Something

April 14, 2017

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Show Notes



The Story




In 1983 a guy named Stuart Anders invented a toy that would become a huge hit -- one of the biggest fad toys of a generation. But the toy world can be treacherous, and Stuart's big idea left him broke. Now he's back with a new toy and a surprising ally.



The Facts David Herman and Ian Scott mixed the episode. Mark Phillips wrote and performed our theme song. Build Buildings wrote and performed our special ad music. Additional music by the band Hot Moms Dot Gov and John Kimbrough.