Article Archive for May 2013

Bioshock Infinite George Washington, “The Patriot” Automaton
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Posted in Uncategorized on 27 May 2013
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Finally, a George Washington action figure that is 100% accurate … well, at least how the redcoats saw him … Okay, it’s from the BioShock Infinite game … (not quite as freaky as the original but still wildly interesting and amazing). “One of the toughest enemies you’ll face in Bioshock Infinite, the Patriot is an […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Pit Crew Launchers are Back
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 May 2013
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The new style Pit Crew Launchers are back. Arriving first in Australia, the US case seems to match the same case assortment: 1 Vitoline, 2 Leak Less, 3 Raoul Caroule and 4 Lightning McQueen’s. Thanks for the photo and info update, Rob’s Palace of Disney CARS. While the Pit Launcher slightly resembles the first lollipop […]

DreamWorks Turbo: Lots of Toys Coming
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Posted in Mattel on 26 May 2013
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Well, I feel like I’ve already seen everything in the movie from the trailer but then maybe I’m not really the single digit age target of this movie? Who is the target of this movie? Couldn’t they just have animated all the 6 Fast & Furious movies into one 10-hour cartoon all voiced by Ben […]

Disney Star Wars CARS: It’s (Officially) Summer at Disneyland (Plus Phone Ordering)
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Posted in Disney, star wars on 26 May 2013
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When I asked the Theme Parks Group when the Star Wars CARS would show up at the theme parks (besides the Star Wars Celebration Weekends, of course at Hollywood Studios, Orlando), I was told “Mid-Summer,” but I guess Disney is calling it SUMMER. WooHoo! No more school! (well, this might only apply to me) – […]

Finally, a Transformer Decepticon to Scare You to the Core
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Posted in Uncategorized on 25 May 2013
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Okay, my French is not so good but this new Transformer movie character is the scariest of all … Not available in the US … only in France. Tweet This Post

Have a Fun & Safe Memorial Day Weekend
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Posted in Disney Planes on 25 May 2013
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Congrats to all the recent grads! Tweet This Post

Not Spring Yet in Minnesota
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Posted in Science on 24 May 2013
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The glacier receding thing seems to be going in the wrong direction … ICE AGE! Guess it’s time to call … Tweet This Post

Disney Toon PLANES: New Trailer Spoiler Alerts
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Planes on 24 May 2013
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As great as the latest Disney PLANES trailer is – some people might not want to watch the trailer or read this post too closely – SPOILER ALERT! You may or may not want to know that it’s a race around the world … WITH PLANES! NOTHING like the other one! Looks like they dismantled […]

Disney Star Wars Celebration: Join the Empire to Squash the Rebel Scums!
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Posted in Disney on 23 May 2013
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During the Star Wars Celebration weekends (through June 9th), in addition to buying some things, this year you can also become a Stormtrooper and help shoot down some Ewoks and rebel scum. A 3D scan of your face onto the Storm Trooper action figure. “The 10-minute experience uses the world’s highest-resolution, single-shot 3D face scanner […]

Disney Toon PLANES: New Trailer Beauty Shots
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Planes on 23 May 2013
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The latest Disney PLANES trailer is positively Pixarian … even though it’s technically from Disney Toon Studios … of course, both “studios” are managed by a guy who has pretty high standards – John Lasseter (I think he replaced Carrot Top as Chief Creative Officer). Of course, these screen shots don’t look as good as […]