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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2006 to 2019 Alphabetical Checklist Now available!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 20 September 2019
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Yep, it’s here, neatly 70 PAGES of diecasts from A to Z (or for everyone outside the US, A to Zed)! It’s all here, every release including ALL the major variants are shown or listed separately … the count – about 1,865 which includes PLANES (which are counted but NOT in this checklist as it’s […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Great, Scott Tiller at Amazon
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 19 September 2019
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From the Radiator Springs Classic line from the defunct Toys R Us, you can still grab the pretty cool Scott Tiller, the tiller from CARS 3. $12.99 is not a bad deal with free PRIME SHIPPING. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 13 Years – 2,000 Diecasts, My Top 10 Favs …
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 17 September 2019
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I’m starting the new COMPLETE ALPHA checklist … in looking through everything … it’s an amazing collection of great diecasts but I think after all this time, here are my Top 10 favs … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: CARS Yearbook 2018-2019 is Now Available!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 16 September 2019
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It took a while to sort through the craziness of the Radiator Springs Red & Black Card motif – mainly because it covered almost 2 years of releases during a time when there was the mattel switchover to Thailand production AND of course, all the variants of the Thailand releases with the eyelid line and […]

Disney Pixar CARS: The Story Behind the Thomasville Tribute Race
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 13 September 2019
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Takara Tomy has the license to make CARS diecasts in Japanese but in the 1:64 scale … occasionally, they will make diecasts that Mattel skips … they actually have the story behind the Thomasville Tribute Race … of course we could’ve guessed the backstory but still nice to get the official word … Translated version […]

Smithsonian Free Museum Day – Saturday 21, 2019
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Posted in Art on 13 September 2019
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“Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019.” Check through the museum list here – plenty of […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Piston Cup 5-Pack Back for Variant Collectors
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 12 September 2019
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Back in the 2020 packaging design, the Piston Cup 5-pack is a variant collectors delight. It looks like it’s from China as none feature the Thai eyelid line variants … It contains the vaguely gold Shannon Spokes variant. And the purple Danny Swervez Octane Gain next gen racer. Walmart exclusive. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Frank 2020 – Clean Sweep
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 10 September 2019
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Thanks “Mark T.” for the nice photo and heads up – Frank 2020 is YET another variant so now we have a fleet of Combine Threshers … We now have a clean sweep … Frank 2020 (Clean). Yes, it’s 2020 in CARS World. You do live in CARS World, don’t you? Not a speck of […]

Takara Tomy Disney Magical Mall – More Fun Than Raw Fish!
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Posted in Disney on 10 September 2019
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This Takara Tomy Disney Magical mall seems pretty cool – makes working at a sushi conveyor place a whole lot of fun! Don’t believe me, check out the video! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: CARS Tune-Up Center Playset (Coming Soon)
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 9 September 2019
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CARS Tune-Up Center Playset (Coming Soon). Looks like fun for kids. This exciting racing themed playset has multiple storytelling areas for maximum fun! First, practice endurance in the wind tunnel. Then, gas up at the pump before checking your engine stats on the platform. A bridge transforms into an elevator to carry your vehicle between […]