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12-23-1987 The Enterprise VOL. 1 Number 10 Local Seattle Newspaper ROBBY photo in Fremont and article.



2-8-1989 Tracy & Company Seattle TV show. Played clip of my toy collection and live action of KOMO Robot going to break.



1992 LISFAN 7 mag. Page 44 shows my first full size B9 robot.



1993 Robot World mag. issue 3 and issue 4.



1994 LISFAN 8 mag. Page 56,57,58 show my second B9 robot and first full scale

Robby head.



1995 The ALPHA CENTAURIAN mag. Issue #4, on page 7 my 3 B9 robot I built for another collector and my second Robby the Robot.



2-21-1996 "Book" You Can Build the Lost in Space Robot. I wrote most of it and features many pictures of me building the first B9 robot.



6-24-1996 Personal FX TV show. Live uplink from my shop with 250 toy robots, full

scale Robby, Gort, B9 and Time Machine.



4-20-97 T Kitahara book. Robby I built for Mr. Kitahara on front cover



2000 Robot and Space Toy Collection. World book 242. Page 55 shows Robby I built.



2000 Professor Brain Wave Greatest Collections series Volume one. "Video"

Featured my robot collection from the mid 1990's.



10-20000 Bob May's ROBOT MEMORIES ACT II "video" featured my full scale

B9 and miniature robots.



1-25-2001 KHQ TV news spot on the Robot Hut Museum.



8-31-2001 KHQ TV news spot on Robby Jeep and Robot Hut Museum.



9-24-2001 KXLY TV news spot on Robot Hut Museum.



9-27-2001 Book "BLAST OFF" on page 246 shows "Shooting Giant Robot built by RIGG.



1-23-2002 KSPS TV "North West Profiles" 10 minute show on Robot Hut Museum.



1-23-2002 The Spokesman Review page D6 has a picture of me and the Robby Jeep in front of the Robot Hut and air time for North West Profiles.



1-23-2002 The TV GUIDE listed the North West Profiles show along with a description

"A visit to the Robot Hut Museum, which contains 2500 toy robots."



1-31-2002 TV PREVUE mag. Page 8 has picture and air time for North West Profiles show.



3-17-2002 SPOKESMAN REVIEW news paper in Spokane WA. In the Region section

There is a two page article on the Robot Hut Museum with pictures. Pages B1&B2



3-19-2002 Associated Press Correspondent Nicolas Geranios visited the Robot Hut for a

Interview .



4-13-2002 German Prime time TV show "FOCUS" sent a video crew out to the Robot Hut for

a interview. This "FOCUS" Robot show will air later in April.



4-19-2002 CBS Radio sent out there local reporter for a interview the audio piece will

air on affiliated CBS radio station's.



5-8-2002 Live interview on the Gary Burbank Show, 700 WLW Cincnnati at 3:45 PM

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5-20-2002 TV interview for TECH TV airs 5-28-2002 and 5-29-2002

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12-13-2002 Radio interview for NPR KPBX FM airs 12-13-2002 at 8:30 AM. Spot was 4 minuts long

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12-13-2002 TV interview for KXLY TV 6:00 PM NEWS Covered the Mechanical Band playing Holiday Songs

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1-19-2003 Radio interview for STUDIO 360 in NY used for there show on ROBOTS/art.

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4-30-2003 air date. shot on 3-10-2003 KING 5 TV Evening Magazine "Seattle Wa", High Definition TV format, Robot Hut tour.

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4-01-2003. Spokane Visitors Guide lists Robot Hut on Page 19.

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8-30-2003 ASIMOV's S. F. Mag talks about Robot Hut Web site on page 14 of September issue.

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10-01-2003 Book WASHINGTON CURIOSITIES by Harrriet Baskas includes the Robot Hut Museum.

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7-01-2004 Univision Network USA's largest Spanish TV network taped Robot Hut segment, to air world wide.

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7-01-2004 SERVO Magazine July issue page 35 in the Menageire section, pictured the RobotHut Machine Man Band.

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8-01-2004 Photo shoot for IEEE Spectrum Mag, August issue.

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8-18-2004 Robot Hut in ULTIMATE ROBOT book by Roboet Malone / DK Publishing sep.04

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1-13-2005 Robot Hut segment on MONSTER NATION "Discovery Channel" Episode #29 Jan 13th at 8 PM "shows do repeat"

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6-04-2005 Robot Hut will host BOTSTOCK II a day of Robot Fellowship, as collectors from all over get together.

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8-24-2005 Robot Hut is featured in a TV segment shot for TVW (Washington state version on CSPAN).

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9-25-2005 Robot Hut featured in October issue of SYNC mag.

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10-24-2005 Radio interview with 1140 AM Spike Radio for men in Los Vegas, 12:30 minuets long.

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10-31-2005 Radio interview with WIYY-FM Rock 98 Radio for men in Baltimore, 7:30 minuets long.

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10-9-2006 Collecting Hollywood Pilot features John Rigg and Fred Barton in the RobotHut.

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Feb. 2006 WWW.AntiqueWeek.com on page 3 of the National section there is a picture Of the RobotHut with Botstock 2 members./STRONG>

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July 2006 Journal of Antiques and collectables on page 74 you see a picture of Robert Lesser , John Rigg and the custom robot built for Mr. Lesser.>

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10-09-2006 A Pilot show called Collecting Hollywood has a great segment on Fred Barton Visiting with John Rigg at the RobotHut.>

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6-08-2007 Central Penn Business Journal has picture of Robo Rigg head at BotStock 4.>

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7-01-2007 Toy Collector Mag the July issue volume 1 Number 2 has article about Robo Rigg head at BotStock 4. Http://www.toycollectormagazine.com>

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8-12-2007 American Profiles article on the Robot Hut Museum.>

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8-26-2007 Interview for Machines Like Us web site. http://www.machineslikeus.com/cms/robot-hut.html>

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11-6-2007 Philly Burbs.com a nice write up on the RobotHut museum. http://www.phillyburbs.com/robots/roboto.shtml>

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12-1-2007 Toy Collector Mag Dec. VOL 1, no.7 on page 89 shows a Giant Shooting Robot and box artwork that I built. Http://www.toycollectormagazine.com>

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1-1-2008 Weird and Wacky Washington Places. Book by Bree Coven Brown and Lisa Wojna. Page 30 talks about the Robot Hut Museum.>

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1-1-2008 TOY COLLECTOR MAG. Jan. VOL.1 , no.8. Shows my custom built Shooting Giant robot and box artwork on the cover page, also pages 6 and 40. http://www.toycollectormagazine.com>

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5-1-2008 TOY COLLECTOR MAG. MAY. Shows my 1987 Mixed media sculpture of Robby the robot made from cardboard earth globes, racing tires and fiberglass on page 24, also page 29 has the text description. http://www.toycollectormagazine.com>

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5-1-2008 The Grapevine , Adamstown, Pennsylvania newspaper Volume 9, Issue 24.On page 1 in the article ROBOT COLLECTORS INVADE VILLAGE there are several paragraphs on how I feel about BotStock 5.>

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6-1-2008 TOY COLLECTOR MAG. MAY. Shows my 1987 Mixed media sculpture of Robby the robot made from cardboard earth globes, racing tires and fiberglass on page 9, that sold at auction May 14th for $5,899.00. http://www.toycollectormagazine.com>

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8-22-2009 Examiner.com Cruiseums part 3 Unusual Museums. Short articale by Boomer Humor Examiner Francine Rose. Featured 3 d picture and slide show.>

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10-14-2010 Road Side America posted a visit to RobotHut Museum. http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/17549 .>

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10-27-2010 Discovery Science Channel, Sci-Fi Science Series part 2 Episode 10 A.I.Uprising. They used 3 of my custom robot toys Chief Prober, Plazmo and Alpha-Bot. >



01-09-2012 TVW Did a nice video short of a trip to the RobotHut. They do Faces and Places of Washington to use as fill in material. TVW is Washington's public affairs network, providing gavel-to-gavel coverage of Washington State Legislature sessions and coverage of the Washington State Supreme Court and public affairs events. It is widely considered the model state level equivalent of C-SPAN. >

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04-09-2013 The INLANDER paper did a nice job on the RobotHut and myself. Titled THE MAN AND THE MACHINES. http://www.inlander.com/spokane/article-19160-the-man-and-the-machines.html >

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07-2015 SERVO Magazine ran a 6 page article on the RobotHut and myself. Pages 76 to 81, the section THEN AND NOW "ROBOT HUT" http://servo.texterity.com/servo/201507/?folio=76#pg76 >

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08-06-2015 Spokesman review article & HD video on the RobotHut and myself, http://www.spokesman.com/video/2015/aug/04/robot-hut-museum/ , http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2015/aug/06/robo-crop/ >

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