Articles in the Media Category

Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Boom Studios CARS Comic Book & Other Pixar …
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, comics, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 9 March 2009
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For those who missed the preview from a few weeks ago, Boom Studios is releasing a short series of CARS comics and some other Pixar ones. If your comic book store is large, they might be ordering these but if they’re a smaller store, they may not be getting these plus since it’s a smaller […]

The Hudson Hornet: Real History & Collector
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 5 March 2009
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A nice encapsulation of the real life history of the Hudson car company and the Hudson Hornet we know from CARS. “Hudson introduced the new Step-Down design on the 1948 lineup. It featured a floor pan that sank down between the outer frame rails. (The norm was a flat floor set high atop the chassis.) […]

A Snapshot of TakeFivers Around the World Part Deux
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Posted in CARS, collecting, Disney Pixar, Internet, Marketing, Mattel, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media on 3 March 2009
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Taking a further look into the entrails of our web analytics we find another interesting nugget of info.  The Top 10 cities where we currently are gaining visitors reveals mostly U.S. cities but there are indeed two non-U.S. cities that make the Top 10. Have your guesses in place before reading on.  Are you ready? […]

We’re Also Blogging at Acmeplex.com
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Design, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 8 February 2009
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Once upon a time TakeFiveADay.com (and TwoADay) actually posted about other topics besides Mattel Disney Pixar CARS (yea, hard to believe) but we have now cleaved the blog into two parts as we build our EMPIRE! So, be sure and check out our other blog at www.Acmeplex.com … where we will talk about the 11% […]

Disney Pixar CARS: WorldofCars.com Update & Codes Update
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV, Video Games on 3 February 2009
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For those who need an introduction, on the back of the name plate “ticket” on each of the Mattel Disney Pixar diecast CARS is a number. Then go to www.WorldofCARS.com. Be sure and register first(free) and then enter codes to help you build a race car and unlock tracks to race … for now, the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: BLACK FRIDAY 2008
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 23 November 2008
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Once upon a time, the day after Thanksgiving was so named because retailers began to turn a profit for the year with the amount of stuff they would sell in the next 5 weeks … that is not really the case anymore but it sounds IMPOSING – BLACK … FRI-DAY! Still not as good as […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: The DNA of CARS
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 23 November 2008
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For those who have not seen it, ScoobyDoo (not the real one, our friend here at the site) points out that YouTube has it online … not sure how long it will stay up but here is the inspiration for John and the gang at Pixar … that if you put the eyes on the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Flash McQueen Says Bonjour!
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 19 November 2008
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McQueen has paid a visit to the “greatest toy store in France.” (PicWic) Yea, makes me sad to see that there are very few giant toy stores left in the US (if any) where you could drive a McQueen into a store and still have room to drive another car through … Oh oh, looks […]

Disney Pixar 3-Disc Wall•E DVD Coming Tomorrow
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Posted in Advertising, Disney Pixar, Film, Internet, Marketing, Media, Retail, TV on 17 November 2008
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I don’t think I really need to sell anyone on the merits of Pixar’s Wall•E … 🙂 but just wanted to give you a heads up that you might want to consider the 3-disc DVD version of Wall•E coming out tomorrow. There are a planet-full of extras for film fans, Pixar fans and fans of […]

TakeFiveADay YouTube – Join Our YouTube Group
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 15 November 2008
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Our YouTube Group is up & running. It was hard work. I had to click and type 10 words and then click a bunch more times but we’re up & running. If you haven’t checked out the video links from CARS, be sure and do so. Feel free to link any CARS (or Mighty Muggs) […]