A tangent: as good as ‘Toy Story’ is, I have another film in the “toys acting like people” genre that I love a lot more, and it’s called ‘Small Soldiers’. It kind of takes the Buzz Lightyear idea - a toy that takes itself seriously - and goes further with it. A toy company makes a line of action figure with AI chips… Read more
It was definitely the right idea to cut the bit where Woody calls Buzz a “beta-cuck” and rants at the other toys for being part of “the deep state agenda”.
Which is funny because the role was initially pitched to Billy Crystal, who turned it down (and regretted so much he jumped at the chance when they came calling again for Monsters, Inc.). But considering how pitch-perfect Allen and Crystal are in their Pixar roles, one of those things that worked out best for everyone.
See also: Galaxy Quest.
“The word I'm looking for I can't say because there are pre-school toys present" is very high on my list of favourite Pixar lines.
For his deeds, Sid is rewarded in a way. He becomes the only human alive to be aware that toys are alive. This knowledge terrifies him at first, but we can presume that over time, it gives him a greater appreciation of the wonders of the world around him. When we see Sid again in Toy Story 3, he seems very content… Read more
That is not a good beginner bike at all.if your dad is retirement age and never rode a motorcycle before.
Depending on your state, your dad should definitely get his endorsement before heading out on the open roads. He should also look into a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) New Rider course. He might be able to get this as part of the sales agreement of a new bike if he bought from a participating HD dealer. Nobody… Read more
A woman in her sixties noticed the motorcycle magazine I was reading on a flight from Phoenix - she wanted to talk about her new motorcycle. It was the first bike she’d ever ridden, and I knew the answer even before I asked “What kind of bike?” The fact that she was kind of short made my correct guess easy - “A Harley… Read more