Article Archive for November 2012

Toy Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees
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Posted in Toys on 30 November 2012
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They got in just before the steroid era … oops, wrong HOF … Just the two … you can check out the rest … Hot Wheels made it in last year and one you will never guess is actually a toy and got in last year – BLANKET. Yea, that cloth thing you sleep under […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Last Pallet of CARS 2 CASE P …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 November 2012
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If you placed your order in the second wave, Children’s Toy Closet has gotten their last pallet (and the last ones from the warehouse) … and they are on their way to you. Enjoy! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Australia Poster Contest!
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 November 2012
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OzzieMum was nice enough to snag a couple extra posters from the Target Australia CARS event … (not actually signed – it’s his PRINTED signature). Only available in Australia for a limited time … Poster is about 11″ by 17″ There are two to give away. Contest starts right now and ends December 9th 11:59:59 […]

The Twinkie Situation is all Good in Canada
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Posted in Food on 29 November 2012
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Yea, no troubles in Canada … Saputo Inc. (SAP), Canada’s largest dairy processor, has the trademark and brand rights to Hostess CupCakes and Hostess Twinkies in the country and manufactures the products themselves, said Sandy Vassiadis, a spokeswoman for the company. Enlarge image Twinkies, Wonder Bread Carry on in Canada Post Hostess Filing Saputo Inc., […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Holley Shiftwell with Screen is High Res Cool!
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 November 2012
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While the Holley Shiftwell with Screen seems like a nice new addition … It’s actually super nice – thanks for the open photos, “John H.” They could’ve taken the lazy route and just slapped up a blue piece of plastic and said, “well, the screen is off,” but instead, they actually imprinted the actual scene […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Micro Drifters Drifting Downward?
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 November 2012
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As “John H.” spotted, there are two Micro Drifter track sets that seem to available nowhere else except at Shop.Mattel.com. Each line extension from the “mainline” no matter if it’s CARS or some other line requires the revenue from playets/tracksets or accessories to drive the real revenue – while not as obvious as the razor […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: 130 More CARS is All We Ask
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 November 2012
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Robert E. & son have sent us an updated photo of the collection … Looking nice! Those pesky Take Flight planes sure take up a lot of room … Chick looks mad you shuffled him off in the corner. 🙂 And just a few Lightning McQueen’s … And here’s the photo from last time … […]

DCA CARS Land: Surprise! More T-shirts and Things to Buy
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Posted in CARS Land, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 28 November 2012
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Due to the overwhelming success of CARS Land – admission is up at DCA up 300% on some days, they’ve added more themed t-shirts and merchandise for Flo’s, Cozy Cone and of course, the holidays … Also, enjoy the foods of the Cozy Cone’s vicariously … that bucket o’Lightning McQueen popcorn looks pretty cool. Tweet […]

Disney California Adventure – John Lasseter & Chip Foose Signing at Event December 8th
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 28 November 2012
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On December 8th, 2012, John Lasseter and Chip Foose will unveil a new line of CARS exclusive merchandise and a new CARS Chip Foose CAR … though it’s an odd choice. John Lasseter and Chip Foose Artist Signing Off the Page, Hollywood Land, Disney California Adventure® park On Dec. 8, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Case P Back Up at Children’s Toy Closet …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 November 2012
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CASE P is back up at Children’s Toy Closet but it’s now just a trickle so if you’re going to pull the trigger for the case, now might be the time … keep in mind also that we are fairly certain that the two Super Chases only number about 2,000, that has definitely pushed up the […]