The curse of the 21st-century Webmaster is to be on the receiving end of every marketing scheme in the Alpha Quadrant. I am low enough on the totem pole to miss most of these, but now and then something reaches my inbox, and occasionally I’ll even check it out.
It is, apparently, the 50th anniversary of the Easy-Bake Oven, which was introduced by Kenner in 1963. (The absorption of Kenner, Parker Brothers and Tonka Toys into Hasbro is a tale for another time.) PartSelect.com, which vends appliance parts online, worked up a nifty infographic for the occasion, of which I’m showing you one section. (Click to see the whole thing.)
I was sent this because I’d done a short take on the EBO last year, citing its new unisex (or something) design.
Apparently some Amazon merchants still sell the old, light-bulb-driven version — for about twice as much as the new machine with the actual heating element. Finding a 100-watt bulb, though, is your problem.