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100% natural copycat? / Naturellement pompé?

THE ORIGINAL? Unilever “Rexona Naturals” –  2009 Source : Adeevee Agency : Lowe Ginkgo (Uruguay) LESS ORIGINAL Pedras Mineral Water “100% natural” –   2017 Source : Workforce Agency : BBDO (Portugal) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Gardening, Miscellaneous, Advertising, Natural, Green, Portugal, Naturalite, Plants, Urban Gardening, Naturel, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Mixed sources, Guerrilla & Ambient, Greenwashing, Adeevee Agency


Quote of the Day - Sarah Hoyt Edition

I think the vast majority of people don’t feel the need to work above a subsistence level and that those of us who do are the mutants. - The Right to Go to Hell [Author: [email protected] (Kevin)]
Tags: Guns, Miscellaneous, Qotd, Kevin, Sarah Hoyt


Book Review: CONTAGION by Erin Bowman

Title: Contagion Author: Erin Bowman Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Publisher: Harper TeenPublication date: July 2018Hardcover: 432 pages It got in usAfter receiving an urgent SOS from a work detail on a distant planet, a skeleton crew is dispatched to perform a standard search-and-rescue mission.Most are dead.But when the crew arrives, they find an abandoned site, littered with rotten food, discarded weapons…and dead bodies.Don’t set foot here again.As they try to pie...
Tags: Books, Science Fiction, Horror, Book Reviews, Miscellaneous, Young Adult, Ridley Scott, James Cameron, Don, Dylan, Thea, Bowman, 7 Rated Books, Speculative Fiction, Erin Bowman, Thea Sadik


Great Twins – 1/12th scale Terminator 2: Judgement Day – T-1000

Great Twins has started taking pre-orders for their Twelfth Scale Supreme Action Figure - Terminator 2: Judgement Day – T-1000 . There will be two versions available - Standard and Exclusive. Measuring approximately 16cm (6.3 inches), the figure features a hand painted likeness of Robert Patrick as the T-1000 from T2. The Standard Version sells for $100.00, while the Exclusive Version runs $115.00. They are both expected to ship in Q3 of 2019. The Terminator 2: Judgement Day – T-1000 figure f...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Robert Patrick, Standard Version, Great Twins, Twelfth Scale Supreme Action


Devil’s Head Productions Valentine’s Day Release

Devil's Head Productions will be celebrating Valentine's Day in style...with two new releases taking place on Thursday February 14th 2019. 2019 BE MINE APALALA At first blush you may think this is the same toy that was released back in 2017...but it's NOT! This neon pink opaque vinyl has a special surprise this year. Not only does the 2019 Be Mine Apalala have orange glass eyes but the whole toy actually glows orange when the lights are out! BOOM! Comes with a matching Jizo-Anarcho OMAKE a...
Tags: Toys, Japan, Miscellaneous, Devil, Shirahama, Jizo Anarcho OMAKE, DCON Wolfpack


Thrilling: MY SISTER, THE SERIAL KILLER by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Title: My Sister, The Serial Killer Author: Oyinkan Braithwaite Genre: Literary Fiction, Thrillers Publisher: Doubleday Books (US) / Atlantic Books (UK)Publication date: November 2018 / January 2019Hardcover: 240 pages When Korede’s dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, Ayoola, she knows what’s expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. This’ll be the third boyfriend Ayoola’s dispatched in, quote, self-defen...
Tags: Books, Nigeria, Book Reviews, Miscellaneous, Thrillers, 8 Rated Books, Literary Fiction, Tade, Ayoola, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Korede, Doubleday Books US Atlantic Books UK Publication, Alooya, Will Alooya, Beneath Oyinkan Braithwaite


Obsidian Black FrankenMerrick Pre-Order

Miscreation Toys has announced the limited edition pre-order window for their Obsidian Black FrankenMerrick figure. A bizarre mash-up between Frankenstein's monster and the Elephant Man is "miscreated" as "FrankenMerrick: The Incurable Man". Standing at 12 inches tall, FrankenMerrick has 7 points of articulation, includes a loin cloth to cover his unmentionables, and comes with a metal chain accessory shackled to his wrist. This limited release is poured in black vinyl and made in Japan. Ava...
Tags: Toys, Japan, Miscellaneous, Frankenstein, Miscreation Toys


The Self In A Cup Of Tea

Lunartik has released his new The Self In A Cup Of Tea piece. Limited to a run of 30 pieces, this 2.5-inch tall mini tea includes a 3D-printed head and brush. Each one come signed and numbered by the artist - Matt Jones. You can pick one up now for £30.00 plus shipping (about $38).
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Matt Jones, Lunartik


Big Trouble by FLABSLAB and Richard Page

The Big Trouble figure from FLABSLAB and (sculpted by) Richard Page is currently available to purchase. Priced at $130.00, the piece features The Legend that is Gerald Okamura cast in resin. Measuring in at 7.5 inches in height, this figure is limited to a run of 20 pieces. If you missed out of any of the recently release Gerald Okamura - Big Trouble in Little China inspired figures...this is one that you'll want to pick up.
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Richard Page, Little China, Gerald Okamura


DHP: Buttercup Apalala and Crawlah Apalala Releases

Devils Head Productions has announced a pair of new Apalala releases for you to be aware of. BUTTERCUP APALALA Paul Kaiju has finished these up and they will all be sold via lottery. You'll need to head to Paul's site to fill out a lottery form, which will go online beginning on Sunday, January 20th 2019 at 8AM PT. Entries will stop being accepted after 12 hours (8PM PT). Winners will be drawn randomly from all entries, and notified within 4 days after raffle closing. Upon selection, the Bu...
Tags: Toys, Japan, Miscellaneous, Customs, EMS, Eric Adams, PAUL, Apalala, Devils Head Productions, Buttercup Apalala, BUTTERCUP APALALA Paul Kaiju, Crawlah Club Crawlah Club, Jizo Anarcho


Big Trouble…Coming Soon…

Apparently, there's some big trouble coming soon from the folks at FLABSLAB. As in the Big Trouble figure (pictured above) featuring the likeness of actor Gerald Okamura in the cult classic film - Big Trouble In Little China. No word yet on when - or how much - this piece will be released (for).
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Gerald Okamura


Bloody Hell Bruzzy Lottery

Zukaty has announced the first Bruzzy release of 2019 - a collaboration with @figure_fx. Available via lottery, the  Bloody Hell Bruzzy will be available in Red and Purple editions (2 of each). The Bruzzy stands 7 inches tall with 5 points articulation (neck, arms and legs) and comes packed in a bag with a header card, stickers, and a mini omake Bruzzy head. The figure will run $150.00 plus shipping ($10.00 for UK, $25.00 rest of the world). Entries will be accepted until Wednesday January 9t...
Tags: Toys, UK, Miscellaneous, Zukaty, Bruzzy, Bloody Hell Bruzzy, Red Bloody Hell


Micro Brawlers Wave 2 Bundle

Pro Wrestling Tees is releasing another round of their Micro Brawler figures. The Micro Brawlers Wave 2 Bundle includes 11 new ("custom made, never before seen") figures. Pre-orders for this wave start on December 14th 2018 at Noon CT. The figures are then anticipated to begin shipping in late-March 2019. Measuring about 3 inches in height, you'll be able to get the entire 11 figure wave for $113.96.
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous


Beasts of the Mesozoic: New Raptors available for Pre-Order

David Silva, the man behind Creative Beast Studio and the Beasts of the Mesozoic series, has announced some additions of the Raptor Series flock. The next set of Raptor Series action figures has already begun production (without the need for crowdfunding) and are now being offered for the first time to pre-order at a special reduced price. These figures will remain available to pre-order until they are in-stock, which is estimated to be late March or early April 2019. Those figures now ava...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, David Silva, Eastern, New Raptors, White Nestlings, Stenonychosaurus, Mononykus


Factory Entertainment introduces their REVOs line

REVOs (pronounced rē-vōs) are the new vinyl figure line from Factory Entertainment. The REVO line incorporates Factory Entertainment’s special “spin” movement, which allows the figure to revolve, rock and wobble. Collectors can face their favorite characters off against each other in head to head REVO battles and/or build a pop-culture army that’s always on the move.  Currently, there are two assortments available to purchase - the Jurassic Park Assortment 1 (Alan Grant, Raptor, and Ian Ma...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Revo, Factory Entertainment, Ian Malcom, Jurassic Park Assortment, Alan Grant Raptor, Warner Bros Assortment, Pennywise Freddy, Bettlejuice


BurgerCat: CandyCaneCat Edition

In collaboration with Pobber Toys, artist Nathan Hamill has announced a new flavor of BurgetCat - the BurgerCat: CandyCaneCat Edition . Available in this beautiful marbled red-white colorway, no two pieces are identical. You can just taste the candy cat hairball goodness flowing from this vinyl...ready to celebrate Christmas with you! The figure is available today - December 4th 2019 - at 9AM EST (like right now!) and can be purchased for $30.00 from the Pobber site.
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Nathan Hamill, CandyCaneCat Edition Available


Thanksgiving

Considering the fact that I'm upright and still breathing, I have a lot of thanks to give.  I thank all of the people at Mayo who took care of me. I thank my family for supporting and caring for me.  I thank the company I still work for.  And I thank all of you out there who prayed, wished me well, and even donated to the GoFundMe my daughter ran - that was pretty damned humbling, y'all. But most of all, I thank my wife for taking care of me throughout the last 23 years - and the last year espec...
Tags: Guns, Miscellaneous, Kevin, Mayo


DCON18: Max Toy Company Releases

Max Toy Company will be attending Designer Con 2018 and they'll be taking over Booth #832 - next to Sunguts/Blobpus and Cat Magic Toy. Among the items that Mark Nagata will be bringing to the show are the first sofubi of the Man of Many Weapons - Gerald Okamura. Also, Gerald will be signing at the booth on Saturday, November 17th 2018 at 2PM. (Please note, the figure will go on sale at the SAME time. No advanced sales.) They will also have licensed Ultraman Kaiju available. There...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Gerald, Bob Conge, Max Toy Company, Mark Nagata, Gerald Okamura, Max Toy Company Releases, Dark Max Toy, Michael Devera, James Osborne Glow, Death Goliathon


Popek Black Porcelain Edition

I'm sure you've at least once said, to someone close to you, that your life wasn't complete without a porcelain balloon dog taking a dookie. Well, k.olin tribute - Art&Toys has got your covered. The Popek Black Porcelain Edition by WHATSHISNAME (no...that's his name) is limited to a numbered edition of 50 pieces. Each, nearly one foot tall piece, includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.  They are currently available to pre-order (delivery is anticipated for the end of Nov...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Whatshisname


DCON18: Gerald “The Golden Gunslinger” Okamura – Jade Edition

Hyperactive Monkey has announced their Designer Con 2018 Exclusive - Gerald "The Golden Gunslinger” Okamura - Jade Edition . The figure - limited to a run of 20 pieces - will be available at Booth #1118 during the show this weekend. Also, your purchase includes a sticker and limited edition print. And stop by the booth on Saturday November 17th 2018 from 12:30 PM to 1:30PM and meet the legend (Gerald Okamura) in person (free postcards while supplies last). 
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Gerald, Okamura, Gerald Okamura


DCON18: The World of Luna – Dusk Bunnies

UVD Toys and The Bots have announced that The World of Luna is growing. At Designer Con 2018, they will be launching the third character in the line - the Dusk Bunnies . These 3-inch tall hand-cast and hand-painted resin figures will be available to pick up at DCOn Booth #2431. Known as the ghosts of the forest, these bunnies are lighting quick, so you'll need to grab one quickly. Although, there's no word on pricing on these guys...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Luna


The Bearchamp from JC Rivera and UVD Toys

Since Five Points Fest - back in May - UVD Toys and JC Rivera have been teasing the launch of their all new The Bearchamp vinyl figure. At  Designer Con 2018, UVD Toys will be releasing a limited amount of the OG Colorway of the 4-inch tall vinyl figure at their Booth #2431.The will sell for $50.00 each, and there will be an artist signing at their booth on Saturday November 15th 2018 at 1PM. Also, they will also will be launching online pre-orders for the figure on Rivera's store (link abov...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Rivera, JC Rivera


DCON18: WING KONG TIKI (Maui Gold Edition )

Released at Designer Con 2018, the Exclusive WING KONG TIKI (Maui Gold Edition) will be limited to a run of only 6 pieces. The resin tiki has been designed by David Gonzalez, sculpted by Mike Mendez, moldcast by Brian Ahlbeck, and features the likeness of Gerald Okamura (from Big Trouble in Little China). The figure comes in a collectible wicker box with a hang tag and two stickers and is wrapped in burlap. Each figure is numbered and personally autographed by Gerald Okamura . TO PURCHASE: O...
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Little China, David Gonzalez, Mike Mendez, Gerald Okamura, TIKI Maui Gold Edition, Brian Ahlbeck


DCON18: Janken Bōzu by Mirock Toy and Planet 3 Toys

With Designer Con 2018 right around the corner (November 16th through the 18th), announcements are coming in nonstop. The latest is the Janken Bōzu figures by Mirock Toy and Planet 3 Toys. Janken Bōzu stands at approximately 6.7 inches tall and is cast in a dark blue/light blue marbled sofubi. It's been painted and modified by Yohei Kaneko (Mirock Toy). The figure comes in 3 versions and will sell for $80.00. You'll (hopefully) be able to pick one up at the TOMENOSUKE Booth #2232.
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Mirock Toy, Janken Bōzu, Yohei Kaneko Mirock


Nathan Hamill’s BurgerCat Catsup Edition Release

Artist Nathan Hamill has introduced a new BurgerCat colorway for DesignerCon 2018. The BurgerCat Catsup Edition will be a red, translucent vinyl, measuring 2.75 inches in height. The figure will be release simultaneously on Saturday November 17th 2018 at 9AM PT at DesignerCon (War Machine's Booth #2313) and online at www.nathanhamill.storenvy.com and www.sciencepatrol.storenvy.com. Hopefully...you'll be able to pick one up for ¥2700 ($25.00).
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Nathan Hamill, BurgerCat Catsup Edition Release, BurgerCat Catsup Edition


Happy Halloween!

[Author: [email protected] (Kevin)]
Tags: Guns, Miscellaneous, Kevin


Neon Pink Bruzzy Limited Release

Zukaty has announced the Neon Pink Bruzzy limited release. Bruzzy stands 7 inches tall with 5 points articulation (neck, arms and legs). It comes packed in a bag with header card, featuring inside art by @crybag_design, stickers, and a mini omake Bruzzy head. The figure is priced at $70.00 plus shipping ($26.00 for international, $10.00 for UK). The figure is only available until 11PM GMT/7PM ET today (Monday October 29th 2018). To purchase, please email [email protected] with "Neon Pink...
Tags: Toys, UK, Miscellaneous, Zukaty, Bruzzy, Neon Pink Bruzzy Limited Release, Neon Pink Bruzzy


Android Mini Special Edition – Zombie Process

This Halloween, Dead Zebra Inc. unleashes the dreaded Zombie Process . This special edition 3-inch tall Android mini collectible is available now from Dead Zebra for $12.00 each. 
Tags: Toys, Miscellaneous, Halloween Dead Zebra Inc


Old Master Q – 1/12th scale Color and Black and White Editions

Great Twins has announced the pre-order availability of their 1/1th scale Old Master Q figure, in both "Colour" and "Black and White" versions. With a planned Q2 of 2019 release, the figure will also be available in Exclusive versions that include the Dog seen in the Old Master Q comic. The pre-order window is open through November 16th 2018 for the Exclusive Version and from November 1th through December 10th 2018 for the Normal Version. Look for it to retail for $90.00. "Old Master Q" also...
Tags: Hong Kong, Toys, Miscellaneous, Great Twins, Alfonso Wong


Pop! PEZ: Doctor Who, Golden Girls, and Star Wars

Funko has announced additions (and new series) to their Pop! PEZ lineup. The Pop! PEZ: Doctor Who  series features the Fourth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Thirteenth doctors. The Pop! PEZ: Golden Girls lineup is the perfect way to thank you for being a friend...with Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia all available. The Pop! PEZ: Star Wars series will add a pair of new characters to that group - a Tusken Raider and a scavenger Jawa. You can currently pre-order these, plus several other Pop! PEZ...
Tags: Amazon, Toys, Miscellaneous, Sophia, Tusken Raider, Funko, Dorothy Blanche Rose



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