Article Archive for August 2011

TMI: More Than You Ever Want Know About Cookie Stamping & the Oreo Design
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Posted in Food on 31 August 2011
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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Oreo design and cookie stamping in general … well, too much info … “When the Oreo was first introduced by Nabisco in 1912, it used a much more organic wreath for its emboss, later augmented with two pairs of turtledoves in a 1924 redesign. The contemporary Oreo […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 31 August 2011
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I found these old Mattel PR pics … Apparently even they could not figure out which were Desert Art 12 CARS and which were the Desert Art 16 CARS. 🙂 DJ looks naked. Closer but still an incomplete and inaccurate assemblage – guess they finished Ferrari F430 early … and speaking of early … This […]

The United States of Zite & Weird Clichés
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Posted in ipad on 30 August 2011
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Zite a very cool news feed gathering app for the iPad. They have gathered and created an interactive map and compiled a list of favorite searches by state … A few surprises. 🙂 I guess you don’t need match.com, you just need to move to Indiana. 🙂 Though if you meet someone who’s into all […]

Disney Pixar: Blu Ray & DVD Box Sets Coming + Kmart
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 August 2011
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While the John Lassetire + Jeff Gorvette 2 packs are out in Australia, it’s still impossible to tell if the Cars Director’s Edition DVD Box Set John Lassetire (diecast) will be different – I suspect it will be but ??? Remember that with Amazon, you can easily cancel a pre-order a few days beforehand by […]

Speed Comparison GT Race Car Versus Formula 1
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Posted in CARS on 29 August 2011
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GT Race Cars fast … Formula 1? HOLY MOTHER OF ALL THAT IS HOLY ***** SNICKEY! For Non-American readers, here are 10 things American know slightly more about than anything about Formula 1 … 10) The Hapsburg Empire 09) Mario Andretti 08) Kippers 07) That Alsace is the fifth-smallest of the 27 regions of France […]

Disney Pixar: Shorts, Toons and Film Recap Announcements
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Film on 28 August 2011
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Extras on the Blu-Ray DVD Combo Pack include: “Scenes Composition” (preview) Mater Tall Tale Short: Air Mater Coming to Blu Ray-DVD on November 1st – Check our previous post on ALL the bonus features and the John Lassetire CAR included. Coming in 2013 to Blu Ray-DVD, Disney Toon Studios – PLANES … Announced at D23 […]

TakeFive Forum Update
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Posted in Internet on 27 August 2011
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Been away for a couple days – everything working ok in the forums? I think the forum entries were backwards? So, it should be newest to oldest now. Ok with personal settings? We don’t want to activate any “non” privacy settings if you prefer us to turn off? We do NOT collect your email addresses […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Metallic Nigel Gearsley Out
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 August 2011
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The Toys R Us exclusive Nigel Gearsley is apparently out … Thanks, “Oliver’sMom.” Though this seems to be the last of the “metallic” bunch for a while. Tweet This Post

Disney D23 Expo: Random Fun Pics …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 August 2011
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Random pics from Disney’s D23 Expo – a three festival-party of all things Disney … apparently you buy merchandise branded with Disney characters and properties … what will they think of next??!! Go big or not at all … Time to ride! And if you want to build one in your backyard … This Red […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: D23 Expo Finn, Begin Again – The Saga
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Store, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 August 2011
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Wasn’t able to arrive under Sunday morning to D23 Expo but fortunately, I signed up for the Mariela-Pablo SMS Update Express … and I was told there was Finn’s on hand … It looks like there were still about 70? But looks are slightly deceiving. The one on the right cabinet were reserved for pre-order […]