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Toy Story Tattoo

Sheriff Woody Pride in Toy Story had Andy’s name inscribed on his boot. The owner of this tattoo reports that it hurt a lot to get this imitation. But at least he has the satisfaction of publicly affirming his love for Toy Story wherever he goes. Link -via Faith J | Photo: Rob

Toy Shining: The Shining and Toy Story Mash Up

Heeere’s Woody! Illustrator Kyle Lambert mashed up The Shining with Toy Story to come up with this gem (drawn on the iPad, no less): Toy Shining – via The [...]

Man jailed over lightsaber attack

A man in Oregon was arrested after attacking customers in a toy store with two lightsabers. The 33-year-old Jedi entered the Toys R Us store with a li…

Amazing Toy Mod Sculptures By Stephen Ives

These awesome sculptures are obviously inspired by toys, yet their style and subject matter would be lost on children. From a Kim Jong-Il potato head to a Virgin Mary shaped jet, Stephen Ives celebrates childhood in a decidedly adult manner. Some look like toy mods, others are sculptures which are styled after plastic toys, and all [...]

Toy Car Rainbow

Photo: David T Waller/Flickr What to do with 2,500 old toy cars? Arrange them chromatically into a wonderful piece of art, of course. That’s what UK artist David T. Waller did with this fantastic [...]

This Little Girl Has Toy Marketing All Figured Out

(YouTube Link) This young champion of justice is named Riley, and she’s sick and tired of all the toy marketing gimmicks that keep girls from buying the superhero toys that they really like. Watch as she explains what all the pink at the toy stores really means, and I’m sure you’ll agree that she is totally right. [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Rejected Titles for Toy Story

Today is Toy Story‘s 16th birthday! The Pixar classic hit theaters on November 22, 1995. Back in August, Toy Story 3 director Lee Unkrich tweeted some of the alternate titles that were suggested for the franchise, probably with varying degrees of seriousness. Here are ten. 1. Made in Taiwan * 2. The New Toy * 3. Moving Buddies * 4. Toyz [...]

Kitten Wrestling

(YouTube link) These two siblings found a toy on the floor and made appropriate use of it! The WWE would find themselves some stiff competition if this were to catch on. -via Buzzfeed

Glorious Retrofuture from Japan

“QUANTUM SHOT” #732Link – article by Avi Abrams These are very rare and beautiful visions, published in Japan in the 1930s-1960s We are continuing our ever-popular series of extremely rare and fantastic retrofuture finds (see here), in which we unearth futuristic gems from various countries and strange sources (mostly non-US). Today we will be treading a fertile [...]

Toy Story, Toy Story 2 or Toy Story 3?

There have been three movies (so far) in Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story franchise. Can you distinguish quotes from each film? This Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss might be confusing if you’ve seen all three movies in a short period of time. I had a slight edge in that I haven’t seen Toy Story 3, so I scored [...]