Image of actual Mattel advertising showing silly-faced boy straddling broom.

Two-Timers: Everyday Objects Do Double Duty

Tired of your ho-hummmmm vibrator? TONY gets its buzz on with some surprising substitutes.


Time Out New York

By Jessica Seigel

Toys R Us yanked the Harry Potter Nimbus 2000 flying broomstick because it proved TOO popular with girls and boys - and not just for Quidditch. The vibrating toy that you "ride between your legs" has become a collectors' item. But how does it stack up to other toys and household items?....

Naughty charticle--yes, it was Jessica's idea.

October 17-24, 2002