Article Archive for 10 January 2013

Joe Smith Musicians Interview: Library of Congress
Posted in Music on 10 January 2013
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More than 25 years ago, retired music executive Joe Smith accomplished a Herculean feat—he got more than 200 celebrated singers, musicians and industry icons to talk about their lives, music, experiences and contemporaries. In 2012 Smith donated this treasure trove of unedited sound recordings to the nation’s library. The Joe Smith Collection contains over 225 […]

Bye Bye To Bazooka Joe Also …
Posted in comics on 10 January 2013
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Bazooka Joe, the eyepatch-wearing bubblegum mascot, is being chewed up and spit out by Topps, Inc., after a 59-year career appearing in tiny three-or-four panel cartoons that doubled as wrapping paper. As part of a rebranding effort, Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of Topps, Inc., has decided to get rid of the comics and replace […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: D23 Expo Convoy Brothers Are a GO!
Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar on 10 January 2013
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It’s confirmed, the Convoy Brothers are coming to the D23 Expo! They’ve been assigned a product number and a UPC so they are coming! Displayed at the Petersen Museum. Mattel Product #Y6038 and UPC Code: 746775229177 And the box is HUGE – 16″ across – meaning it’s a 4-pack. At some point, they were thinking […]