The Disembodied Head of Mickey Mouse Says: C-H-A-R-I-O-T!

We aren't sure what to make of this ad. Since Disney will, er, make very uncomfortable anyone who uses its trademarked symbols without permission, we must assume there was some Disney/Mitsubishi licensing deal involved here. We must also assume that the menacing, unmoving face of Mickey Mouse leering into the… » 5/24/07 1:00pm 5/24/07 1:00pm

Lightning McQueen a Holden? Australian 'Cars' Promo

Since every car on the NEXTEL Cup circuit today is based on a four-door sedan anyway, and the Holden HSV E Series GTS actually does look a bit like the Butterscotch Stallion-voiced protagonist of Pixar's Cars, this DVD-release tie-in promo actually makes quite a bit of sense. Contestants can either enter online or… » 11/17/06 1:00am 11/17/06 1:00am

Dear Doctor: We're Sorry About Your Tragedy, But Get a Life

Listen, we feel really bad for Chicagoland doctor Lanny Wilson. He lost his 14-year-old daughter to a Metra train collision while his son was trying to get her to a rehearsal on time and ignored the lights. And now he's campaigning to have the scene in Cars where Lightning McQueen just barely beats a train across the… » 7/07/06 12:15am 7/07/06 12:15am