Doug Brod

Doug Brod, an editor at the Toronto Star, is the former editor in chief of Spin and TV Guide. He is also the author of They Just Seem a Little Weird: How KISS, Cheap Trick, Aerosmith and Starz Remade Rock and Roll (Hachette) and has written for The New York Times, Billboard, and The Hollywood Reporter, among other publications.

It’s the 50th anniversary of the most horrific kids’ toys ever

Aurora Monster Scenes model kits caused a national scandal in 1971. Today, the internet keeps their gruesome spirit alive.