Monthly Archives: February 2014

The True Identity of Andy’s Mom In “Toy Story” Will Blow Your Mind

The True Identity of Andy’s Mom In “Toy Story” Will Blow Your Mind

Jon Negroni

It all started with a hat.

Several months ago, one of my anonymous Pixar Theory Interns (that’s a thing on a resume) came to me with a crazy proposition: Andy’s mom is Emily, Jessie’s previous owner.

I laughed. I then agreed.

For some time, I compiled all of the evidence and found some incredible support for this theory. For one thing, take a close look at Andy’s cowboy hat he frequently wears in the movies:

Andy's Hat

Here’s another close look:

Andy's Hat

As you can see, Andy’s hat is noticeably different from Woody’s. Why is this? Why wouldn’t Andy want to wear a hat that closely resembles the one worn by his favorite toy?

It’s no secret that Andy has a close connection with Woody. In Toy Story 2, his mom (who we only know as Ms. Davis) mentions that Woody is an old family toy.

Remember that Woody doesn’t even recall that…

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A Poem: The Stars Need More

A Poem: The Stars Need More

Poetic Parfait

Poetry of Stars Matt Rafferty, CC BY 2.0, via Flickr

Hello to new days and a night that brings us stars above. Have you ever wondered about the stars and their needs? Perhaps, the stars need more…

The Stars Need More

The stars need more than heaven.
You see, they long for our awe-filled lines,
Our large eyes through telescopes, and
Visions we have of their part in our goals.

The stars need more than light –
They require form, freedom of touch, and
Perhaps even a burst or two for good luck.

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1962: Ina Balke and Alfred Hitchcock at the “Psycho” house for Harper’s Bazaar

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“Ina et Hitchcock Harper’s Bazaar, Hollywood” by Jeanloup Sieff, 1962 with model Ina Balke

SOURCE: The Selvedge Yard