Collecting with Kid President

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Like all of us, Kid President has passions. One of them: corn dogs. But if you try to mix that particular passion with one of mine — collecting — things soon go awry, as you’ll see in this video.

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Star Wars Stuff Haul: A Collector’s Dream

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Been saving up some of my most recent Star Wars gifts and purchases for a haul in this Show and Tell, I have!

Here’s a list of everything featured in this video:

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Unboxing Dancing Groot and Pop Vinyl Collection Review

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This CPU finds me hooked on a feeling… a feeling that I don’t have nearly enough Funko POP! Vinyl collectibles! But let me share a portion of my current collection with you — including my new Dancing Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy! Watch it …continue reading

Blind Bag Fun: G.I. SpongeBob Simpsons

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This CPU finds me opening minifigure blind bags for G.I. Joe, SpongeBob SquarePants, and The Simpsons! What did I get? Cooler stuff than I could have hoped for. Check it out here!:

Here’s a list of everything featured in this video:

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Darth Vader Car Collectables

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Didn’t think I was a car geek? I might not have been were it not for the introduction of one of my favorite things into the equation: Star Wars. And then the introduction of one of my most favorite things from Star Wars into the …continue reading

Star Wars Comics – Where to Start?

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Considering collecting Star Wars comics? In this CPU, as a fellow beginner, I tackle the sometimes overwhelming task of where to start.

I’ve not always been a comic book collector, but I can tell you what works for me! Watch it here:

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Darth Vader Toaster Unboxing

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Thanks to Matt Reed’s generous gift of a Darth Vader Toaster and the community’s rise to a challenge given in Pirillo Vlog 995, I get the chance to combine three of my favorite things in this CPU: food, tech, and Star Wars!

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Don’t Need the Sun for Blind Bag Toys Fun

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Why go outside when you can have perfectly good fun indoors? In this CPU, I open three so-called “blind bags” that are randomly selected by Diana! What mysteries are revealed? Well, all of them if you skip ahead to the end of this …continue reading

Building My Star Wars Command Armies

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This CPU finds Jedi and me going over our battle strategy as we assemble our armies from the various Star Wars Command figures and vehicles at our disposal! We will be unstoppable! Admittedly, a Jedi craves not these things, but I am her father! You …continue reading

Hot Wheels! Here’s Star Wars Hot Wheels!

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Why would you need wheels — hot or otherwise — to get from a galaxy far, far away to here? I’m going to confess that I don’t really care about the logistics involved, because this set of five Star Wars Hot Wheels …continue reading

Garbage Pail Kids 2014 Series 2 for Me and for You

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Back in the ’80s, my dad brought me home my first Garbage Pail Kids card. Ever since then, I’ve been a devoted (some might say “obsessed”) fan of the franchise. I get just as excited now as I did back then when …continue reading

Game of Thrones Dragon Eggs: Boxed for Targaryen Freshness!

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Your mother was a dragon, and your father smelled of elderberries! Okay, maybe that second part’s not true, but you did somehow inherit this wooden box of three unhatched Game of Thrones Dragon Eggs that you have to lug around the deserts …continue reading

Star Wars Darth Vader Wind Up Tin Toy is Low Tech Fun

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Looming at a somber eight inches tall, this Star Wars Darth Vader Wind Up Tin Toy broods in the style of those early- to mid-20th century novelties that you or your very recent ancestors probably played with as kids. Just wind up …continue reading

Half-Life Gordon Freeman Action Figure is in the Office

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Ever played Valve’s first-person shooter Half-Life or Half-Life 2? As theoretical physicist Doctor Gordon Freeman, you’re involved in some mad science down at the Black Mesa Research Facility — and the consequences when things go awry. This Half-Life Gordon Freeman Action Figure …continue reading

Horror Movie Minifigures Are Frighteningly Delightful

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When you need to spruce up an otherwise plain cord or cable in the house, Horror Movie Minifigures are frighteningly delightful; each one is two inches tall and colorfully painted. This series of Scalers comes in a set of six: there’s Freddy …continue reading

Funko POP! Maleficent Vinyl Figure as Cool as Any Dragon

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Funko Pop! vinyl figures are something for which I have an incredibly soft spot. In particular, this Funko POP! Maleficent Vinyl Figure. Her big, round face and little twisty horns make this particular rendition of the dragon-forming villain look more chibi than …continue reading

Dragon Ballz? We Got ‘Em Allz!

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Why go on a quest to find just one of the fabled Dragon Balls when you can get all seven of ‘em in one handy set?

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Vogon Jeltz Figure

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A hoopy frood can remain ever so hoopier if never trapped into being held captive audience to a Vogon poet. Why? Well, because according to The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, it’s “the third worst poetry in the Universe.” This Hitchhiker’s Guide …continue reading

Funko POP! Jace Beleren Figure is Cooler Than Blue Magic Players

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I like the new Funko POP! Jace Beleren Figure even though I kind of hate Magic: the Gathering players who play with predominantly blue decks. Hear me out before making your decision! Blue’s fundamental is control. Blue decks are full of cards …continue reading

20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Tron Action Figure

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First, I acknowledge that this 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Tron Action Figure doesn’t have a stellar review (singular) because the person who bought it said that “the chest split apart at the seam.” But we Tron fans don’t call that breaking; we …continue reading

Funko POP! Electro Bobble Head Figure

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Worried that your Funko POP! Spider-Man Bobble Head Figure doesn’t have anyone to play with? Your problem is solved with this Funko POP! Electro Bobble Head Figure!

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Is That a 12″ Poseable Doc Ock, or Are You Just Happy to See Me?

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With 21 points of articulation and four removable tentacles, this rare 12″ Poseable Doc Ock is the next-best thing to having one of Spider-Man’s most famous nemeses right there in the room with you.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Marvel Legends Infinite Series

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Each of the Amazing Spider-Man 2 Marvel Legends Infinite Series action figures comes with a piece of the fiery Green Goblin, so getting the right combination means you get to put together a bonus action figure! Here’s an outline of the figures …continue reading

Spider-Man and Venom – Cuter Than Your Average Pair

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Together again, this Spider-Man and Venom Two Pack makes the pair cuter than you probably remember. Maybe it’s the big hands. Or the Miley Cyrus tongue.

Funko POP! Spider-Man Bobble Head Figure

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From Funko POP! Marvel Series 1 comes this four-inch force of radioactive vinyl fun: the Funko POP! Spider-Man Bobble Head Figure! How will you enlist his assistance? To guard your cubicle against would-be office foes, or to face off against …continue reading

Green Goblin Figure is the Willem Dafoe of Poseables

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This Green Goblin Figure is the perfect way to remember the Sam Raimi Spider-Man films as they were before they started to suck. This is to say, remember the first movie. It was pretty a-okay, and I have a feeling that had …continue reading

Marvel Select Exclusive Superior Spider-Man Action Figure

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You know you’ve hit the big time when Dr. Otto Octavius takes time out of his busy mad scientist schedule to invade your body with his mind and attempt to prove that he’s more of a superhero than you could ever be. It’s an odd …continue reading

The Funko Nightmare Before Dia de Los Muertos

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As many of you may know, I was once a huge collector of The Nightmare Before Christmas lead Jack Skellington figures before Darth Vader seized control over the Dark Side of my office. But sometimes the bug still bites and I can’t help myself. Check …continue reading

Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Venom Thwack Attack Figure

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Some best friends are better than others. When you’re the Amazing Spider-Man and your best friend turns out to be an alien symbiote who tries to take over everything that makes you you, then sometimes it’s best to ditch that friend and go your own …continue reading

How Much is That Star Wars Action Figure in the Window?

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Yesterday, I reminded everyone about how I probably paid too much for my tall, blue Snaggletooth figure from 1978. But we all covet ridiculously expensive things from time to time — whether they’re Star Wars action figures or fresh lobster — that …continue reading