The Hype of The Pokemon Plush Toys

Famous quotes containing the words toys, plush and/or hype:

    Why should kings and nobles have
    Pictured trophies to their grave,
    And we, churls, to thee deny
    Thy pretty toys with thee to lie—
    A more harmless vanity?
    Charles Lamb (1775–1834)

    ... with autumn falling over everything;
    The plush leaves the chattels in barrels
    Of an obscure family being evicted
    Into the way it was, and is.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Fashion is primitive in its insistence on exhibitionism, which withers in isolation. The catwalk fashion show with its incandescent hype is its apotheosis. A ritualized gathering of connoiseurs and the spoilt at a spotlit parade of snazzy pulchritude, it is an industrialized version of the pagan festivals of renewal. At the end of each seasonal display, a priesthood is enjoined to carry news of the omens to the masses.
    Stephen Bayley (b. 1951)