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SEGA Shapes ‘N Styles: Flat Minnie Redemption Prize

Before the Skinny Minnie line of merchandise there was Flat Minnie from SegaPrize USA. You couldn’t buy one. The only way to get one was as a prize redemption from the gaming giant SEGA. Here is what SEGA has to … Continue reading

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Burger King Kids Club – Goofy and Max Innertube Toy

I really had to think about what to call this little plastic… thing. It’s all kind of cool and fun but defies an easy label. It reminds me of the Lazy River attractions that many water parks have. At any … Continue reading

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Opening Day Special Event Commemorative Tickets

It’s good to have Disney friends! A couple we know gave us the first ticket in this post. Two in fact. They were Annual Passholders back in the day and were invited to attend the Grand Opening of EPCOT Center. … Continue reading

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Burger King TOY STORY Kid’s Meal Toys – Part Two

Welcome back to Part Two of our look at the eight toys released by Burger King to delight kids (and disneyana collectors) and bribe parents into buying more fast food. Hey, we all have to have a purpose. Before continuing, … Continue reading

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Burger King TOY STORY Kid’s Meal Toys – Part One

When we think of finding cool toys in Kid’s Meal boxes, we seem to automatically defer to the MacDonald’s line of merchandise in the iconic Happy Meals. But the partnership between the Mouse and the Clown wasn’t the only alliance … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Years Walt Disney World Souvenir Book

Publisher: Disney’s Kingdom Editions Year: 1996 Pages: 218 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A “You, the cast, are responsible for making Walt’s dream come true.” – Roy O. Disney Souvenir Guides have always been available at Disney Theme Parks around the world. But at special times, such … Continue reading

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Funko Pop! Town BOB’S BIG BOY with Restaurant

Bob’s Big Boy is a restaurant chain founded by Bob Wian in Southern California in 1936, originally named Bob’s Pantry. By August 2019, only five Bob’s Big Boy Restaurants remained in operation, all in Southern California. The Bob’s Big Boy Restaurant located at 4211 Riverside Drive in Burbank, … Continue reading

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Barnstorming and Airplane Rides Tin Sign Advertisement

Barnstorming was a form of entertainment in which stunt pilots performed tricks, either individually or in groups. If they performed in a group, it was called a Flying Circus. This daredevil occupation was devised to impress people with the skill of pilots and the … Continue reading

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Monsters Inc. Disney Store Lithographs

Once more we have some wonderful lithographs to share with you. The Disney Store strikes again with a set of four prints depicting scenes from the 2001 Pixar film Monsters Inc. Let’s get right into it with the folder itself: … Continue reading

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Fast Food’s Ronald MacDonald Caricatures

The wonderful thing about art, especially caricature, is that you can go in so many different directions with a subject or character. No two artists will ever produce the same interpretation! In this post, I wanted to show that even … Continue reading

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