Tag: yo-yo

  • PopCast Episode #12: Curling and Hand Grenades

    PopCast Episode #12: Curling and Hand Grenades

    The newest episode of PopCast, my yo-yo vlog, is online now! I share a few tricks like Curling and Bermuda Triangle, unbox a new yo-yo from Big Bang Bandalores, and talk about one of the strangest yo-yo holsters I own; a carrying case for hand grenades. The video was edited on a flight to Belgrade…

  • Bolt Part 2 and Icarus Yo-Yos Available This Friday

    Bolt Part 2 and Icarus Yo-Yos Available This Friday

    As of last week, I am done shipping Bolt Part 2s to all of my Kickstarter backers, which means that I’ll be making them available to everyone else soon. Very soon. This Friday soon! If you missed the Kickstarter, this will be your first chance to buy a Bolt Part 2 yo-yo on DoctorPopular.com. But…

  • Where is the YoYo Emoji?

    Where is the YoYo Emoji?

    Last year I started working on a proposal for a yoyo emoji, with the helps of my friends at Emojination. It’s been an interesting experience and I’m really excited to say that it’s been officially accepted by the Unicode Consortium. Expect to see it in Unicode version 12, early next year. In this episode of…

  • PopCast, the world’s first yo-yo vlog series, may return

    PopCast, the world’s first yo-yo vlog series, may return

    I’ve been thinking about diving back into the making yo-yo videos more often. Back in the day, I’d post a new yo-yo video for just about every new trick I made. I’d also do a pretty good job of documenting yo-yo contests, local meetups, and other silliness way before Youtube was a thing. Then I…

  • Make your own yo-yo string

    Make your own yo-yo string

    After sharing my review of Spool Thread Co’s yo-yo string last week, I’ve really been diving into the world of yo-yo string. After watching Airetic String’s tutorials on how to make your own yo-yo string, I decided to give it a shot myself. Here’s a brief recap of the string making process: Tools: a few…

  • A million Pony Farts

    A million Pony Farts

    Pony Farts is a simple slack/whip yo-yo trick I shared back in 2010. I always loved how flexible it was to work into combos, but it never really caught on. This week I decided to document some of my favorite Pony Fart variations to encourage players to explore the idea a little further. Alvin, a…