In the age of email, texting, online bill pay and cellphones, good old-fashioned snail mail seems about as cutting edge as 8-Tracks. That hasn't stopped the U.S. Postal Service from trying to drum up business, though – and their latest ploy to get you to send someone a letter instead of an email plays on our love of Disney and Pixar.
Starting next August, customers will be able to purchase a pane of 20 stamps featuring five distinctive designs from Pixar's classic animated films. The new series, entitled "Send a Hello," are an offshoot of the classic "Art of Disney" series that appeared between 2004 and 2008. That set was originally intended to have three installments with iconic Disney scenes and characters depicting friendship, romance and celebration. The sets were so successful that they spawned two follow-up releases, these revolving around imagination and magic.