Reading with Scissors

January 14, 2009

The passing of the Slinky mogul

Filed under: Torn from the Headlines, Uncategorized, Uncommon Obituaries — Tags: , , , , , — readingwithscissors @ 9:47 am

 We lost a lot of giants in 2008. Paul Newman played with race cars but thanks to Ms. James, the rest of us had the Slinky. Toy magnates lead the most interesting lives.




  1. “follow a religious cult in Bolivia” oh, sure, if I had a nickel for every time a man told me that….

    Comment by nancy — January 15, 2009 @ 9:40 pm

  2. […] living in his Oak Park bungalow, the significance of his invention. If only Mr. Twinkie had married Mrs. Slinky, she could have hyphenated her name to […]

    Pingback by Mr. Twinkie’s House « Reading with Scissors — April 25, 2009 @ 2:31 pm

  3. Neat blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from
    somewhere? A theme like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog shine.

    Please let me know where you got your design. With thanks

    Comment by 3 bean salad recipe — May 2, 2013 @ 9:41 pm

  4. It’s really very complicated in this full of activity life to listen news on Television, therefore I just use the web for that purpose, and take the most up-to-date information.

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