Archive for the ‘Toys’ Category

this week’s installment come to you from beautiful lake lure, nc. katie and i are renting a cabin with some friends and its been great. very relaxing. anyway, this week i’m featuring yet another show that i barely if ever watched, but thought the toys were awesome. holograms were inexplicably popular gimmicks in the toy […]


not much to say about this weeks installment. i never watched m.a.s.k., but i remember thinking the toys were pretty awesome. never had any, but a friend of mine pretty much had them all, so i did get to play with some of them.


with all the recent posts about he-man rip offs and poorly considered follow-ups, i decided to post the original for this week’s installment: now some of you may know, but perhaps some of you don’t, he-man and the masters of the universe holds an interesting cultural significance. the 80s saw an explosion in kids cartoons […]


for this weeks installment, we’ve got a few extras. we’re featuring the thundercats, which was essentially a he-man rip-off. i never watched he-man nor had any of the toys. i did, however, have some thundercats stuff, including the thundertank which was just badass: anyway, heres the intro: thundercats intro edit: sorry for the link, the […]


its essentially a portable super nintendo, that you can also hook into your tv and attach your SNES controllers to. sweet zombie jebus. not discounting the joy that is wii bowling, nor the awesomeness that was mario cart 64 and golden eye, but the super nintendo was, in my opinion, the best system nintendo ever […]


BWAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! i think the best part is spielberg’s comment about bay’s storytelling abilities. in other news, there’s a transformers hall of fame. via topless robot.


WTF…

08Apr11

i…i… i have no words.


Goddammit…

24Jan11

this sucks. i haven’t read wizard in a really long time, but i’ve been a toyfare subscriber for the last five years, and an avid reader for over 10, almost since the beginning. hell, i remember when toyfare was just a monthly feature in wizard. i guess i shouldn’t be surprised. the magazine hadn’t been […]


we nerds fear change. you see, we live in very fragile little worlds where the nuances of minutia are discussed and debated with unrivaled and inconceivable passion and fervor that could be easily qualified as religious. who shot first; kirk or picard; focus vs fury; g1 vs beast wars. our knowledge of and devotion to […]


finally got a chance to watch the five part premiere yesterday. i must say i rather enjoyed it. i was really excited when i heard that both peter cullen and frank welker would be reprising the roles that they defined and subsequently defined most of my childhood. i did start to get a bit skeptical […]