Monthly Archives: December 2020

1982 Newspaper Article featuring Me and Marvel Comics

And with three of my friends! Yes, back in the day, I had youth and much more hair. And hundreds of valuable comic books. Time moved on, I grew older, my hairline receded, and my comic book collection got sold … Continue reading

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Disney-themed Baseball Caps

It’s interesting that although we only have one head, we seem to accumulate more than one hat. And it’s not just because there are different seasons! No, we seem to need dozens of hats for every season! And a Disney … Continue reading

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The Dueling Guitars of Big Al – Money Banks

The Country Bear Jamboree has got to be one of the corniest shows ever to appear in a Disney Park… and I love it! Big Al is definitely a stand-out character as he drawls his way through Blood on the … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Speedway Friction Model Cars

I love seeing Mickey and his friends in vehicles. Many of the original Shorts feature some kind of transportation theme and so it seems like a natural fit to carry this over into merchandise. Many believe that the Tomorrowland Speedway … Continue reading

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“Everything is Satisfactual” Collector Plate

The Song of the South full-length film will never see the light of movie theaters again or even grace the small screens in our homes. But Disney does still seem to want to keep the animated portions of the movie, … Continue reading

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The World of Miss Mindy Lumiere and Cogsworth Figurines

Beauty and the Beast is a classic story that is both loved and criticized. Stockholm Syndrome, anyone? But if you put the critical eye under a patch, you can begin to relax and simply enjoy the interesting characters and touching … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary Splash Mountain Funko Pop! Figures

As of the writing of this post Splash Mountain is due to be replaced by a different themed overlay. A ‘Save Splash Mountain’ initiative has been started but is unlikely to change the outcome. Due to the escalating dislike for … Continue reading

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Sultan’s Palace Cookie Jar from Disney’s Aladdin

Aladdin was an animated film released in 1992 by the Walt Disney company and again in 2019 as a live-action extravaganza. Whichever version you prefer, they both follow the plot of an Arabian┬ástreet urchin who finds a magic lamp containing … Continue reading

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Cosmo MARVEL Dorbz Vinyl Collectible

Cosmo was one of the first ‘astronauts’ to go into space and orbit the earth. Being a member of the space program of Russia (or the Soviet Union) she would be referred to as a cosmonaut, hence her rather ‘on … Continue reading

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