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D23 Expo Recap: Day 1

Friday, August 19 was opening day of the D23 Expo (I’m working under the assumption that you are familiar with D23) and it kicked off with a bang. Or a mouse, as the case may be. It always starts with … Continue reading

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“Behind the Bricks” Disney Living Video Series with LEGO Master Builder, Erik Varszegi, Part 2

Take a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a LEGO master builder. Erik Varszegi – the brilliant mind behind some of LEGO’s most impressive, Disney-inspired creations – has a three park video series featuring an inside look … Continue reading

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Disney/Pixar Toy Recall Alert

Toy importer G.A. Gertmenian and Sons is recalling a Pixar Toy Story 3 Bowling Game licensed by Disney due to violation of the lead paint standard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Gertmenian and Sons, today announced … Continue reading

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Yokai at EPCOT’s Japan Pavilion

One of the great things about the Japan pavilion is the little exhibit space where Americans are exposed to some of Japan’s cultural artifacts. For a long time there was an excellent Tin Toy exhibit with a fun video from … Continue reading

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Pixar Characters redrawn as Star Wars

I found these drawings of Pixar characters as Star Wars characters to be particularly fun. Disney does create new Star Wars themed Disney toys every year for Star Wars Weekends, so perhaps they’ll find some way to partner with this … Continue reading

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