Monthly Archives: January 2012

Blog #59: Toy Reviews: 2012 Transformers Club Battle Chargers Runamuck & Over-Run? WTF!

The Transformers Club just announced via Twitter that the upcoming club exclusive toy which was to be called Runabout, and was an homage to the original Generation One Battle Charger of the same name, will be called Over-Run because they … Continue reading

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Blog #58: Movie Review: “Red Tails” aims high, but falls flat.

I loved the action of this movie, and the special effects in this movie, but it completely lacks the impact of other war movies like Saving Private Ryan and The Bridge on the River Kwai.  In short, go see it … Continue reading

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Blog #57: NFL Playoff Round Three, Conference Champions Predictions

Well, after my picks went 3-1 in the first round, I only went 2-2 in the second round.  Really, though, who could have possibly imagined that both the Saints and Packers, the two best teams in the NFC (no offense … Continue reading

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Blog #56: Toy Review: Botcon 2012 Metalhawk

Just a little while ago, pictures were released of Botcon 2012 box set Metalhawk.  As I predicted in Blog #55, they used the Thunderwing body with a new human looking head.  I don’t have my G1 Metalhawk handy, but the … Continue reading

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Blog #55: Toy Reviews: TF United Stepper, KO Bumblebee Combiner, Botcon 2012 Toys

I have a few Transformers reviews today (as listed in the title) as well as another installment of the Transformers Artifact of the Week. They did a really nice job repainting Jazz as Transformers United Stepper.  It’s a pretty simple … Continue reading

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Blog #54: Book Review “The Fault in Our Stars” & 2012 Tour de Nerdfighting

My review of John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” comes in two parts, without spoilers and with spoilers.  No worries, if you haven’t read it yet, there will be a clear break between the two.  I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Blog #53: Movie Review: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

I really thought I was going to love this movie.  I didn’t hate it, but I certainly didn’t love it. First the good.  Gary Oldman was magnificent and should be nominated for best actor (though his not speaking for the … Continue reading

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