Jun 4, 2018
03:27 - Steve has the largest piece of Whoops fake vomit. If it were any bigger, there would be a failure in the physics of creating the product.
05:12 - The first time Steve walked into Goodies, it changed his whole life and career path.
08:55 - We discuss Ted Frankel, known as “Uncle Fun,” former owner of a now-defunct store that bore his nickname.
16:13 - Steve returned to Cleveland and worked with people with special needs
18:28 - Big Fun Columbus
19:05 - Steve called Ted/Uncle Fun and said he wanted to start a store like Goodies and told him about the warehouse (a very unusual thing for a collector to do)
22:14 - Big Fun has been open for 24 years.
25:28 - Steve went from stock (market) to (selling) schlock.
27:15 - A mini tornado knocked out a window in a warehouse and ultimately helped him start his Big Fun empire.
30:55 - Mile High Comics.
33:54 - Nilsa asks for a visual tour of the store
36:38 - Ernie Anderson Giulardi - Paul Thomas Anderson's father. He was the voice-over guy on the "Love Boat"
39:38 - Steve's mom told him not to have stained underwear; he says no one would know, because he has tie-dyed underwear
49:26 - The story of the David Cassidy poster and Ted.
54:28 - Dan the Coffee Drinking Man
57:52 - One of Ted's best finds: A warehouse of pulp art in New Mexico.
59:48 - Closing his Cleveland store location, his Cleveland Heights location will remain open
65:56 - Jake has never seen anyone do high and low end side by side like Big Fun
68:34 - There is a Fun Rockin' in New Orleans.
71:56 - Shop local, local stores near Big Fun: Mac's Backs & Tommy's Restaurant
72:36 - Steve is going to open up an e-commerce website so he can ship anywhere.
73:48 - Steve has been on "Market Place"
72:26 Steve's advice for Bryn and Nilsa
81:31 - Visit Ted Frankel at the BEST museum gift shop in the world.
Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?" - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "AYFY 1" - Christopher Kriz