People of Play announces Three Truths and a Lie virtual series

Published on: 7th April 2022

Following the success of the Toy Stories room during the POP virtual Connolly’s Pub night, Three Truths and a Lie, will be held on the organization’s website.

Three Truths and a Lie, a new virtual series, will be held the second Monday of every month at 8pm ET in the POP Pub on the POP website.

Rich Mazel, VP of Innovation and Inventor Relations at Spin Master will host the first show on Monday, April 11th and will kick-off with the following guests:

  • Dougal Grimes, VP of Innovation and Inventor Relations – Games, Gund, Outdoor and Activities – Spin Master
  • Peggy Brown, president – Peggy Brown Creative
  • Robert Fuhrer, founder – Nextoy
  • David Fuhrer, managing director – BlueSquare Innovations

Host and guests will tell their stories, and the audience will vote on who told the lie. Afterwards, the audience will also have a chance to share their stories.

The show was born out of the success of the Toy Stories room during the POP Virtual Connolly’s Pub Night. The event was slotted for two hours, but people stayed an additional two hours – and wanted more. Combined with the popularity of the Three Truths and a Lie Game using the Fun Facts from POP Profiles, the organizers say this is a winning combination.

Each month the stories will revolve around a theme, which may include:

  • How did you get into the Toy Biz?
  • Product launches that almost didn’t
  • Success and failures
  • Toy Industry “royalty” – multi-generation stories
  • Product development stories
  • Public relations near disasters

The show is free to attend, but the show organizers are asking people to RSVP so they have a sense of the crowd– and the audience will never know who they will call out.



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