Article Archive for April 2021

Hot Dog! You Can AirBnB a Stay in the Real Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
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Posted in Mattel on 15 April 2021
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You can actually rent the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile as an AirBnB stay. Check it out HERE. Hot dog lovers, we’re calling you home. For one night only, you can have the opportunity to eat hot dogs, dream of hot dogs, and yes, live in a hot dog, with an overnight stay in the iconic Oscar […]

Disney Wars: A Disney and Star Wars Character Mashup
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Star Wars on 14 April 2021
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Like CAR WARS, I’m sure this will be a thing … Well, this is obvious… And of course, this essentially happened in the Mandalorian. You can check out the rest here.

Always Put Dino or Dinoco in Your Gas Tank!
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Posted in CARS, Disney Pixar CARS on 13 April 2021
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In the real world, Sinclair back in the day had some cool looking gas stations that might even be fancier than Flo’s! (And ‘Service Station’ meant greeting and pumping your gas at the pump … do they still do that in Oregon & NJ?) Toy Story “Dinoco” – a brontosaurus just like Sinclair. By Toy […]

Grover reads “The Monster at the End of This Book” (Video)
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Posted in Books on 12 April 2021
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Sesame Street’s GROVER reads one of the greatest books ever, “The Monster at the End of This Book” in video form! Great book and Grover – GREAT ACTOR! It’s a thriller and downright scary! Still in book form also – AMAZON LINK. There’s a sequel but it’s not very good. Yep, now instead of reading […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Vladimir Trunkov Has Seen Better Days IRL
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 9 April 2021
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Vladimir Trunkov, a real life ZAZ Zaporozhets from the Soviet Ukraine days. … hard to say if it’s seen better days or not … πŸ™‚ The CARS 2 version, Vlad Trunkov …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Rust-Eze Wrap Series Backstory
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 8 April 2021
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While we have only gotten the Rust-Eze Wrap series as Mini Racers, here’s the official backstory … No real surprise …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: NASCAR Series Wave 2 at Walmart
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 7 April 2021
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Thanks “Big Bad A-Man’s Dad/Travis S.” for the heads up & nice photos. It looks like a sidecap (but this WM seems to have put it up as an endcap – for those who want to drop retail merchandising jargon). The 1st 2 waves should approximate these … (more photos here and here).

Guy Builds Detailed “Dwarf” Autos … (Video)
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Posted in CARS on 5 April 2021
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Pretty amazing what you can do with an old fridge … apparently … Imagine if you had to collect this scale …

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2021 Singles Case F Preview
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 2 April 2021
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Thanks, “Samuel K.” for a nice preview of the AF singles case … It’s a nice case with a bunch of new CARS … The long awaited Saludos Amigos Ramone along with Racing Red Sally and the the Cotter Pin band guitarist, Robert JamJones! And one more Next Gen racer, Rev-N Go M. Fast Fong […]

Hot Wheels Mario Kart Series + Rainbow Track
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Posted in diecast, Mattel on 1 April 2021
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The new Hot Wheels mario Kart diecasts are really nicely done, cute and cool! There are a couple 4-packs. Plus singles …   Coming this summer, “Mario Kart Rainbow Road track” looks mega cool.