Article Archive for September 2012

Disney Pixar: (The Further Adventures of) George and AJ
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Posted in Disney Pixar on 30 September 2012
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(Now online). George and AJ are the two guys who show up at Carl Frederickson’s house in UP, ready to take him to the retirement home … what happens to them after Carl’s house floats away is answered here. SPOILER ALERT: It’s funny, you will laugh and like it … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: SDCC Mater Contest!
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 September 2012
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That’s right – win one of the lowest production run CARS ever! Thanks to an anonymous T5 reader, they have generously donated a SDCC Mater SEALED as a free contest giveaway. Frankly, the quasi-official name of Comic Con 2012 Mater is pretty dull. We need a better name for this Mater. Contest starts right now […]

Disney Pixar Zoetrope & 3D Printing
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Posted in Disney Pixar on 29 September 2012
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It’s a hard life at Pixar … if you want a 3D version of a figure, just “print” it. This first video discusses how Pixar uses 3D printers. This second video shows the completed Pixar Zoetrope … the first device to show how animation works. (This hostess makes these YouTube videos for a company called […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Let This Be a Warning To You All (CARS 7-Pack Buyers)
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 September 2012
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If you’re planning on buying the “upgraded” Target “Tokyo Race Day 7-Pack.” “Wraukn” notes that you have to LOOK VERY CAREFULLY! He found some where Darrell Cartrip AND Brent Mustangberger have NOT been upgraded and are still the 2-piece versions. SO LOOK CAREFULLY! (Yes, David Hobbscapp is still in this box so it’s not like […]

I am Iron Man … Or a Tony Stark T-Shirt That Flashes
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Posted in Gadgets on 28 September 2012
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Via ThinkGeek … This may look like a standard t-shirt, but it’s actually the Iron Man Mark IX suit. This latest version is much lighter than all previous versions, featuring a flexible interior with knitted cotton exterior. Unlike the Extremis version, the movement with your body does not require you to inject carbon nanotubes into […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Early Kmart CARS Day #9 Surprise – Not A Surprise
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 September 2012
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Surprise that is a not a surprise … the early Kmart CARS day #9 shipment turned out to be … um, wrong … It’s Kmart CARS Day #6 leftovers … AND they shorted “Eli D.” 4 CARS as he only got 20 CARS also. Oh so close! Death or glory! But hey, you gotta take […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Next Movie Moments …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 September 2012
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These have arrived in Europe … (thanks for the great photos, Matilde & David V.!) Miguel and Crew Chief, Petro Cartalina. Miles Axelrod and Cleanup Crew Pitty’s … And the very hard to find Uncle & Mama Topolino Movie Moment … There is a CASE A listing but there is no specific card listing other […]

Save a Mail Carrier and Help Out Lorri’s Son – Send a Postcard to his Class!
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Posted in Internet on 27 September 2012
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Lorri’s son’s class needs your help! My son’s humanities class is having a contest, they are collecting postcards from other states and around the world. If its not too much trouble can you send them a postcard? It is supposed to have a picture of the place it is coming from, like if its from […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Chrome Silver German Lightning WINNER!
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Posted in Contests, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 September 2012
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Dolly P. was kind enough to send along an extra SILVER METALLIC mail away CAR from Germany/Austria (original post here) as a contest prize. Thanks, “Dolly.” The contest was answer what CAR you’d want for Kmart CARS Day #10 (#9 coming up will fill out the rest of the silver chrome metallic racers). I’d like […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecasts: David Hobbscapp & Jaguar E-Type
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 September 2012
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The Tokyo Race Day 7-pack contains the first release of David Hobbscapp, the British race announcer represented as a Jaguar E-Type. “John H.” (thanks!) sends along pics of him compared to Leland Turbo … Of course, the problem really starts with Finn. Even the larger/largest of the British CARS of the 1960’s were not very […]