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Knitted Moz

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Earlier today we learned that The Smiths (and Nine Inch Nails and others) have been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — which is really great news for fans of The Smiths and Morrissey (like me). Last night, I was happy to find my mailbox stuffed with a parcel that I have been anxiously awaiting for a few weeks now. I ordered a Knitted Moz doll to help raise money for an animal rescue charity and because, well, I wanted a knitted Morrissey doll to add to my collection. He got lost in the mail and I was afraid he’d be deported back to the UK but the US postal service rerouted him to my new address and at last, he is home. More »

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North West Plays With Doll Versions Of Her Parents

Yes, of course she does

Baby North West enjoyed a busy week last week, what with her appearance at Paris Fashion Week and, erm, her apparent getting forgotten by her mother inside a Parisian hotel, but today we have a cute little update about North‘s little life. North‘s aunt Khloe shared a photo on her official Instagram profile alerting the world to the fact that little Nori plays with a set of dolls that look like her parents. Yes, folks, North has her very own Kanye West doll … as well as a doll that look like her mother AND a doll that looks like her! Let’s forget the teeny, tiny bit of narcissism here and look at how cute these dolls look like below. More »

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Netflix Is Producing A New Animated Series Starring The ’80s Toys The Popples

Everything old is new again

Netflix has announced that they are going into production of a new animated series based on the ’80s toy-line the Popples … which is kinda cool and totally random. There have been many ’80s TV shows/toy lines that have been rebooted for this new generation but bringing back the Popples seems so out of left field to me. Popples, as you may recall, were stuffed animals that could be folded up into fluffy balls and they already had their own animated cartoon back in the mid-80s. I guess Netflix believes the time is right for Popples to make a comeback. Click below to see what the new Popples will look like and find out when the new series will debut on Netflix. More »

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50 Cent Gave His 2-Year Old Son His Very Own Mercedes SUV

Lucky lil 25 Cent

Yesterday we saw photos of baby North West carrying around a $1,400 YSL purse but today we learn that she isn’t the only baby baller rollin’ around Hollywood these days. 50 Cent gave his 2-year old son Sire his very own Mercedes ML450 SUV for his birthday. Granted, the kid’s Mercedes is a miniaturized version of the real thing but something tells me that the price tag of this lavish toy is pretty steep. Click below to see the sweet whip that Fitty bought for his son and try not to be insanely jealous of a 2-year old. More »

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Watch: Here Is The Trailer For ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ In LEGO

GO SEE THIS MOVIE RIGHT NOW
EVERYTHING IS AWESOME

Guardians of the Galaxy opens in theaters today and as I blogged earlier, it’s a movie that you MUST SEE as soon as humanly possible. In order to try and inspire you to see this movie as quickly as possible, I present to you video of the Guardians trailer made completely out of LEGOs. It’s like The LEGO Movie and Guardians of the Galaxy has sex and birthed a truly adorable baby. Click above to watch and love.

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‘American Horror Story’ Gets The Funko Pop Vinyl Treatment

Including Fiona Goode!

This September, Funko will release a set of Pop Vinyl dolls of some of the characters of the American Horror Story series including characters from season 1 and season 3 (apparently, AHS: Asylum season 2 didn’t get any love). Click thru the gallery to see the dolls that are on the way. Supreme queen Fiona Goode is also getting a doll but the promo image of her doll hasn’t been released yet. I think I need the Rubber Man from season 1, how about you? The Myrtle Snow character from AHS: Coven is the cutest tho. I love!!

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Black Hole ‘Sons’

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In between loads of laundry and intermittent packing, I managed to finish binge-watching Sons of Anarchy season 6. About a week ago, I started watching the first season of SoA and it’s taken me a few days to get thru all 6 seasons but I finally finished the series (thus far) last night and man, am I exhausted. For years my friends have been telling me how good this show is and now I’m a true believer. Sons of Anarchy is such a compelling, entertaining and wholly engrossing series, I cannot believe it’s taken me this long to jump on board. With the 7th and final season debuting later this year, I wanted to see what all the fuss is about … and now I know. Having watched all 6 seasons of SoA, I have some thoughts on the show that I’d like to share below. More »

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Funko Is Releasing A Line Of ‘Frozen’ Pop Vinyl Dolls

Do you wanna buy a snowman?

In an effort by the Funko toy company to take possession of all of my money, we learn today that a line of pop vinyl dolls based on characters from Frozen are on the way. This year already we’ve learned that Funko is releasing pop vinyl dolls of Buffy the Vampire Slayer characters and Hannibal characters. Now we can add a collection of Frozen characters to the mix. Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf … there’re all here and, if you can believe it, they’re even CUTER in pop vinyl form. More »

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The Nintendo Game Boy Turns 25 Years Old Today

April 21, 1989

25 years ago today, Nintendo released the Game Boy compact video game system and revolutionized the world of video gaming. On April 21, 1989, the original Game Boy was unleashed upon the world and almost immediately, a generation of video game fans took a giant leap forward into the realm of portable gaming technology. Since that time, the Game Boy has evolved into different, smaller versions (Game Boy Pocket, Game Boy Light, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Advance SP) … eventually morphing into the Nintendo 3DS … but back when the portable gaming system was first released, the world was changed forever. Homage to the Game Boy must be paid. More »

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Funko Is Releasing A Line Of ‘Hannibal’ Pop Vinyl Dolls

Collecting Serial Killers has NEVER Been Cuter

Last month we learned that the Funko company, responsible for making those adorably collectable pop vinyl dolls, is readying the release of a line of dolls based on characters from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Today we learn that Funko is also readying the release of a set of pop vinyl dolls based on characters from the NBC series Hannibal. Hannibal creator Bryan Fuller broke the news on his official Twitter profile by sharing a graphic showcasing the Funko dolls that will be released later this year. OMG they are the CUTEST! See for yourself below. More »

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