Soft drink company Coca-Cola marks the 100 years the Coca-Cola glass bottle with an artistic celebration. Over 130 artists, designers and illustrators from around the world took part. to take part. Coca-Cola has collected over 250-pieces and will do a traveling art tour, The Coca-Cola Bottle Art Tour: Inspiring Pop Culture for 100 Years.
These past couple of years toy company Funko has been knocking it out of the ballpark with their Pop! vinyl toy figures. These super cute figures are from the Disney Pop! line featuring 4 characters from the Pixar animated film Finding Nemo: Nemo, Dory, Crush and Bruce. It’s just too bad that these Finding Nemo Pop! figures won’t be able to drop this Christmas season! These Pop! vinyl collectibles will be available next year January 14th, 2013.
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If you remember growing up the 80’s, a certain Richard Donner film has a special place in every kid’s heart – The Goonies! A group of nerdy kids on the hunt for long lost pirate treasures to save their neighborhood and I remember jamming to Cyndi Lauper’s “The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough” whenever it was on the radio. Now Funko’s popular Pop! Movie series features The Goonies.
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Big Bang Theory fans will want to get their hands on these cute little 2.5″ figures from Funko’s Mystery Mini lineup. You can buy the single blind boxes or a full box of 24 packs. And of course, there will be various variant figures and chase figures.
First off, Funko makes lots of great pop culture bobbleheads like their Wacky Wobblers line-up. Funko got a little quick to the draw with their Iron Man packaging for their POP! Marvel Iron Man 3 movie bobbleheads. As of now, from all the press and movie trailers, 3 known Iron Man suits are on for the movie – Iron Man Mark VIII, War Machine and Iron Patriot. Okay, so if you’re going to watch Iron Man 3 – DON’T READ THIS ANYMORE! On the back of the packaging of the Funko POP! Iron Man 3 packaging shows a 4th suit!!! The No. 4 suit is called the Deep Space Suit and rumor has it Mr. Stark is heading to space and it’s a prelude for Guardians of the Galaxy.
Wow, I haven’t seen a good Music Video since the early 90s when MTV was actually playing music videos. Check out this stylish cinematic video from UK folk/soul singer Lianne La Havas with this soulful jazz infused song – Gone.
I’ve always enjoyed the Pop! vinyl figures and have several of these figures. This might be the cutest villian figure ever? LoL. This is The Dark Knight Rises: Bane Pop! figure.
Buy it @ DC Comics – Bane Pop! figure.
Yes, it was bound to happen – everyone is now on YouTube making parody videos of the Kpop rapper PSY “Gangnam Style” music video. Here are some funny ones:
Most of the custom figures are robots or aliens, so if you are looking for fun and bright, check out Caramelaw. These candy inspired custom toys are designed by Singapore’s Sheena Aw. This is her side job!!! Sheena’s regular gig is a 9-5 motion graphic designer.
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Her name is: Santi White or better known as Santigold. This second studio album – Master of My Make Believe is set to release on April 24, 2012 in the UK and May 1, 2012 for US. “Disparate Youth” is the 3rd single off the upcoming album.