28 Jul
Return to days of innocent violance

In California we can’t just go into any local Quik-E-Mart and pick up a slingshot, but you can if you’re from Idaho (as I discovered last summer to much joy). I miss my slingshots: lining up a rack of fresh G.I. Joe figures on the wooden fence, fistful of metal BBs burning a hole in […]

15 Sep
Colliding 2 joys of my youth in one glorious moment

This is one of those things that is so awesome it makes my head spin in befuddlement, making me wonder how something so utterly superlative was not thought of before…especially by me. Combining two of the greatest joys in my youth — action figures and video game arcades — into one toy. I must have. […]

We’ve been kinda pooping on this since May, what with how craptacular Stormshadow leaks looked, but this trailer actually redeems it a bit. A bit. I’m still not holding my breath — I mean, Dennis Quaid as Hawk? — but still, I’ll probably be there opening weekend baked outta my noodles. Who knows, a couple […]

I really had no intention of turning this into Giant Geek Who Grew Up In the 80s Watching Too Many Cartoons week, but I guess it’s that time of year when all this stuff comes out. Besides, after being so surprised by how good Iron Man was this week, and then seeing this Burke Williams-masseuse-looking […]