Article Archive for February 2016

Books to Read – American Girls: Social Media & the Secret Lives of Teenagers
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Posted in Shopping on 29 February 2016
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Whether you have sociological or marketing interest … “Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. Vine. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winningVanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales’s […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS & PLANES & TOONS – 2016 & Beyond
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 February 2016
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There was a Toon, “To Protect & Serve” promised last year but seems to have disappeared – what happened? Of course, this is purely speculation on my part but I think it had to do with the diecast license up for renewal. With the uncertainly of whether Mattel was going to get the new license, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Target Carnival Racers On Line
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Posted in CARS World 2016, Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 February 2016
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Thanks for the heads up, ‘John H.” The Carnival 4-pack is available online. If you have a Target Red Card, it’s free shipping and/or free pickup at your local store. $19.99 More pics HERE. Thanks, “John H.” Sign up for a RED CARD HERE. Or sign in through our Take5 eBates link and get another […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: TakeFive Magazine Checklist Year by Year 2006-2015
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 26 February 2016
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The YEAR BY YEAR COMPLETE 2006 to 2015 Checklist has been updated – now covering 2006 to 2015. This covers EVERY release from CARS, CARS 2, Toons, Storytellers, Holiday Storytellers, mail-away exclusive and even properly scaled Disney Store CARS. CARS & CARS 2 are year by year, Toons and Storytellers are grouped by the short/book. And yep, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS; Walmart Easter Pallet Drop
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 26 February 2016
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More CARS are coming to Walmart via an Easter pallet drop or endcap (hard to tell if this was once a pallet drop or just endcap trays). Thanks for the heads up and photos, “Michael NV.” Also the arrival of Otto Bonn. One more crew chief! Open Pics of Otto Thanks “Michael NV!” Tweet This […]

TakeFiveADay Sticker
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 25 February 2016
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SORRY – ALL OUT – April 18, 2016. We have extras so if you’d like a sticker, drop me a note at metroxing (at) gmail.com. Tweet This Post

Luggage – Zero Halliburton Classic Aluminum Carry On
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Posted in Shopping on 25 February 2016
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Amazon – Zero Halliburton Classic Aluminum Carry On Aluminum 21″ x 14.5″ Removable garment sleeve Durable custom drawbolt latches TSA combination lock guards against theft but allows access for inspection And of course, you’ll need a water bottle holder. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Hydro CARS
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 25 February 2016
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Not sure if everything is out but here is the updated list of Hydro CARS. Looks like fun for kids. What Amazon is carrying. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Endcap the Carnival Racers
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 25 February 2016
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The endcap is starting to appear at Target’s – thanks “John H.” for the nice photos. Shu is the short pack. Also a trackset-playset coming. Other pics YESTERDAY. Thanks for the heads up & great photos, “John H.” Tweet This Post

Books to Read – Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help or Hurt – How You Lead
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Posted in Shopping on 24 February 2016
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Interesting read. Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead Tweet This Post