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A Mickey Mouse Reader, by Gary Apgar ***-****

The key word here is “reader”, which means don’t expect a sumptuous coffee table book replete with lush full page illustrations. This is, instead, a collection of articles written over the years about the character Disney referred to colloquially as “The Mouse”, and also some about Disney himself. 956 more words

Fine Arts

RIP Socks...

As I have mentioned before, I can’t stand waste… and when one sock dies, it seems a shame to throw out its mate. What I do, is keep the good sock, match it with another individual one and then take the newly matched pair on one last holiday (because usually they are close to the end of their lives too). 48 more words

Travel

Disney Kitchen Potholders

I don’t suppose I need to say much about these cute little squares:

    

    

Not sure why Minnie’s solo still has Mickey’s name on it?

I picked these up at a discount store, and although not highly collectible… well, as I said: They’re cute!

Merchandise

Disneyland Resort in One Day: The New Club 55

In the fall of 2006 Disneyland and Walt Disney World held the event “Year of a Million Dreams”. During this time (which extended past one year, until the winter of 2008) many guests were approached and given special gifts, including “Dream Fastpasses”, multiple prizes, and for a lucky few, a stay in the “Dream Suite”. 1,427 more words

California Adventure

Hooked on Mystery (Boxes)

I have been collecting things ever since I was a young boy. The list includes many staples of geekery: sports cards, comic books, strategy game miniatures, trading card games, original comic book art, urban vinyl, action figures, and various franchise ephemera. 397 more words

Limited Release