Yoyodyne, Inc. is an outgrowth of the Chiclitz Toy Company in
Nutley, NJ and was founded by Clayton "Bloody" Chiclitz. Bloody
Chiclitz also appears in Gravity's Rainbow and The Crying of
There are Yoyodyne plants all over the country,
including Galactronics in San Narciso,CA, visited by Oedipa Maas in
The Crying of Lot 49. Anthroresearch Associates is a
subsidiary of Yoyodyne.
Stencil tours this plant looking for
information on his quest, and meets Kurt Mondaugen who is
an engineer here.