True Crime: Cabbage Patch Kids

If you’d rather listen to this story, check out this episode of the podcast. November 1983. More than 1,000 people stood, gathered in the frigid air, just outside the Zayre’s Department Store in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Cold and anxious, the throng—many of whom had been waiting since midnight—began to shout for the store to open early. […]

80s True Crime: Cabbage Patch Kids

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 1980s news including how to anger Harrison Ford, Deckard is/isn’t a replicant, and AI is “demonic.” Then, Will shares the dark, true story about the origin of the popular, riot-inducing toy from the 1980s, the Cabbage Patch Kids. Although Xavier Roberts’ signature appears on each doll, he may not […]