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Archive for September, 2013

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Next month, what is Robot Tober? Something new for the blog begins tomorrow. Stayed tuned.




A Shiny Tee

Gimmick Tees has  a Firefly shirt and a Breaking Bad shirt this week. I get a little piece of each sale made through the Gimmick Tees it helps me run the blog.


shiny firefly shirt


wheOur second parody design is SHINY, a cool Firefly/Serenity version of the nike logo. One scientifically proven fact is that you can never have too many Whedonverse-inspired tee shirts.

Available on BROWN and BLACK tees for men’s and women’s regular shirts and BLACK only on women’s scoop and tanks.

breaking bad shirt

Men’s Crew neck, women’s Tee, women’s scoop neck, women’s tank top and women’s v-neck. Prices start at 15.99 and include shipping and tracking.

Next Week: Magic of Art Festival, Covingtion , KY.

Find us at the Magic of Art Festival 2013 (formerly Wee Folk Fest) in Covington, KY October 5. We will be there with Fairy wings and Toy photography prints.


Magic of Art Festival is Coming to Covington!

Covington, KY – October 5, 2013 – The Wee Fairy Folk Festival returns October 5 for its fifth year at Covington’s Mainstrasse Village under the new moniker Magic of Art. The festival will offer hands on activities for families to explore art as an experience and learn new ways to build enriching art experiences at home. Event activities include interactive music, dance, drama and visual arts provided by various community partners.

Magic of Art jpeg

Find the event on Facebook.

Art experiences provided by: Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, ROMA, Children, Inc., Stoneys Gifts, 4C for Children, John R. Green Company, Rising Star, Awesome Collective of Covington, USBorn Books, Parties by Cindy, Honey Hill Farm Mobile Pony Rides and Petting Zoo, Cool Critters Outreach, and more.
Live Performances by: Circus Mojo, Elementz: The Hip Hop Youth Arts Center, Captain Jack Sparrow, Corryville Suzuki Project, Growing Sound (Mary Hulefeld), Jennifer Ellis Music, APRIL EIGHT, College-Conservatory of Music, Tallullah’s Dancers, Pharoah’s Drummers, and more!

Yetis need to exercise too.

The Yeti is walking his walker.

lego Yeti minifigure and his AT-AT walker.

Yeti is from series 11 collectible mini figures and the AT-AT is from 2012 Star Wars Advent calendar.

Agents of SHIELD tonight!

Agents of SHIELD premieres tonight! 8/7 ABC. I hope it’s a great series.


Nick Fury and S.H.I.E.L.D. flying car are from set 76004. Agent Coulson was made from various other mini fig parts. Still need a better hair to match the character.

Even Yetis hate to get snow in their eyes.

lego yeti wearing snow trooper helmet

Talk Like a Pirate get a Doughnut!

Thursday, September 19 is Talk like a Pirate day. Krispy Kreme will give you a free glazed doughnut if you say Yo Ho Ho, Shiver Me Timbers, or Heave ho and get your treasure. Or You can Dress like a pirate and get a dozen Glazed doughnuts.

talk like a pirate day

To claim yer bounty on September 19, ye must:
• Come in to a participating Krispy Kreme shop and Talk like a pirate for one FREE Original Glazed doughnut.
• Come in to a participating Krispy Kreme location in full pirate costume for one FREE dozen Original Glazed doughnuts. Qualifying pirate costumes must include three or more of the following items: NO WEAPONS ALLOWED!

• Eye Patch
• Pirate Hat
• Bandana
• Peg Leg
• Parrot on Shoulder
• Pirate Shirt / Loose white shirt
• Knickers
• Leather Belt
• Silver and gold necklaces and earrings
• Pirate Hook
• Pointy black boots or ragged brown sandals

Full details at

Happy Talk like a Pirate day

To Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day, here’s a Pirate pun.

talk like a pirate day

September 19 is international Talk like a Pirate Day.

Talk Like A

Other Pirate posts
Jack Sparrow
Jedi of the Caribbean
Talk Like a Pirate Day 2012

Giant robot shirts plus Godzilla!

Gimmick Tees has two giant robot shirts this week.  One is Power Rangers inspired the other is Transformer themed. I get a little piece of each sale made through the Gimmick Tees it helps me run the blog.


Also available at Gimmick Tees, I love Japan and Mathematical look for their banners under the Order buttons.

I love Japan featuring Godzilla!

godzilla shirt, kaiju

and Mathematical.


Men’s Crew neck, women’s Tee, women’s scoop neck, women’s tank top and women’s v-neck. Prices start at 15.99 and include shipping and tracking.

Dear Yeti

When things gets tough, when you feel the heat and pressure of life remember what the Yeti says, keep frozen.

lego yeti series 11 minifig keep frozen


aquaman minifig

Aquaman protects the harbor from the Imaginext robot.

Friday the 13th!

It’s Friday the 13th. I forgot to shoot something new so here’s an old pic. : At last! LEGO creates a female scientist minifigure article of the female scientist minifig. I posted a pic of one these a few days ago one of my favorite of series 11. Why because it’s a minifig of my wife. She’s a scientist and has a minor in chemistry. Two great articles to read.

series 11 minifigs female scienest

full article
This LEGO minifigure isn’t wearing pink, and she isn’t showing any skin. Her wardrobe consists of a crisp white lab uniform and glasses, and her little claw hands grasp two itty-bitty Erlenmeyer flasks.

The “Scientist” just hit stores on Sept. 1 as part of LEGO’s Minifigure Series 11, and she’s already being hailed as a stereotype-busting hero of the toy aisle. Those who have kept a wary eye on LEGO’s pastel-hued, cleavage-heavy, hair-salon-loving minifigures for girls say the Scientist is a big, big deal and the first of its kind.

“Let us hope that this is only the beginning,” science editor and writer Maia Weinstock declared in an in-depth blog post for

“I think this figure is a positive step because it portrays a woman in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) career without resorting to gender stereotyping by making her pink or calling her a ‘lady scientist,’” Elizabeth Sweet, a doctoral candidate in sociology at the University of California, Davis, told LiveScience.
For more read the full article

Breaking Brick Stereotypes: LEGO Unveils a Female Scientist
Another article on the Female Scientist This is the blog mentioned in the article.

It’s 11:47 am on the Sunday before Labor Day, and I’m staking out a LEGO store inside a Byzantine shopping mall on the outskirts of Boston. I am here with a coterie of children and parents, the lot of us waiting impatiently while three LEGO associates in black shirts and khakis make their last-minute preparations before the onslaught begins.

Double minons at Tee Fury


Teefury: Limited Edition $11 tees! has another
Tee-fury shirts are available for 24hrs at $11 each. Then they extend the shirt for after hours. You can still get it but the price is $14. After hours shirts are only available for nine hours then it’s gone. Plus they now have Youth sizes! Click their size chart for sizing details.

Available Thursday Sept 5th, Despicable Sea and The Minions have the Phone Box.


If you like this shirt remember to use the links in this post. Tee-fury is an affiliate site. Sales made through these links help support this site. Teefury: Limited Edition $11 tees!

Series 11 Minifigs!

Ok it’s been awhile since I’ve had time to photograph any toys. series 11 minifigs are out. I have a couple of figs. I’ve also picked up the Lone Ranger Stage Coach set and my first KRE-O building set. I found the set at a couldn’t pass up price. I will post more soon.

One of my favorite of series 11.
series 11 minifigs female scienest

Random Tees at Tee-Fury

For Labor Tee-Fury is holding their popular sale. $6 dollar random shirts. You’ll get a random design from any off the shirts that have been offered over the last few months. See the graphic for what is in the bin this time.



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Tee Fury is one of my affiliates. Each sale clicked through my blog helps support the site. It’s a daily shirt site but I’ll only make blog posts for toy and Star Wars related designs. Another affiliate has weekly shirts. There will always be links in my sidebar.