Retro Weekend: 04/17/11

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This whole week has been crazy, but here are some of the articles we had this weekend that you may have missed because we were changing servers.
First up, Nick got an exclusive hands on with the new Mickey Vinylmation Mold. Check out his first reactions to the actual figure in real life.

Two great posts were written about the D-Street happenings on both coasts.

First, Nick discusses D-Street Florida’s one year birthday party and talks to each of the artists available to sign vinylmation.

D-Street Florida Artist Signing 4/15/11

We also got a great ZoMG article from our Californian reporter Zoe.

She went to the Muppets 2 release and got to talk to Muppets artist Monty Maldovan.

ZoMG: Monty Maldovan and Muppets 2

While we are the subject, Zoe also gave us some great pictures and a review of the Cutesters Too Ear Hat.

ZoMG: Cutesters Too Donut Ear Hat and Eclair

On Friday, Muppets 2 came out in both D-Streets and in Disney Stores across the nation. There was just one little difference…

Prices at D-Street and Disney Store

For those who like to be Spoiled, we revealed the Muppets 2 Chaser.

A quick talk with Nerds Rock! artist Doug Strayer revealed some big news, turning our April Fools joke into a joke on us!

Nerd Stitch, More then a Joke!

Disney announced the release date for the Sushi Set, April 29th.

Sushi Vinylmation Explained

There was even another release that Friday. The 9″ Holiday 2 Easter Basket. It sold out online.

A Tisket a Tasket, Easter Basket Online and Price

And, if you hadn’t noticed, we were running a contest with the help of custom artist Evilos. This post went up Friday and was the opportunity for readers to submit an entry.
Everyone left great comments, you should check them out.
Thanks again to Evilos for the wonderful giveaway.

Evil Kermit (The post you’ve been waiting for!)

The winner was announced this afternoon on…

Destination Vinylmation
Episode 018 Balloon Chaser

Nick and MC visited the Muppet Theater to record this podcast. Special Guest Stars: Vinylmation Product Developer Donald Ferro and the Electric Mayhem.

About the author

Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.