What’s Your Six-Word Life Goal?

What's Your Six-Word Life Goal?

Playing games with language can be fun! For instance, funneling seemingly complicated concepts through the filter of a limited number of words forces you to express them simply.

When perusing Twitter today, we noticed that the hashtag #6WordLifeGoal was trending, and it got us to …continue reading

The Simpsons Celebrate First Day of Spring in Springfield

The Simpsons Celebrate First Day of Spring in Springfield

Dire Groundhog predictions aside, today is officially the first day of spring! (Or, as the druids would call it, Spring Equinox.)

It seemed like the perfect time for us to celebrate the denizens of Springfield, a little town named after this fine season. …continue reading

Not One to Shun Minion Toys Fun

Not One to Shun Minion Toys Fun

Despicable Me is a rousing redemption story that centers around a villainous mad scientist named Gru and three orphans who melt his heart and transform him from, as the studio says, “super-bad [into] super-dad.” But what sticks with people the most after seeing …continue reading

Star Wars Jedi Temple Guard Action Figure Review

Star Wars Jedi Temple Guard Action Figure Review

Believe it or not, unless it’s some iteration of Darth Vader, I don’t snag every Star Wars action figure I see. But some are so well done that I can’t help myself, and this Star Wars Jedi Temple Guard action figure is …continue reading

3D Printed Sculpture for Geeks – Zen Darth Vader Buddhas

3D Printed Sculpture for Geeks - Zen Darth Vader Buddhas

Sculpture that’s been produced by 3D printing is, let’s face it, a pretty cool concept. So when I saw that my pal Chris Milnes (aka Muckychris) was making awesome Zen Star Wars Buddha characters for his Etsy store, I knew I had …continue reading

February Nerd Haul – Star Wars, LEGO Minifigs, Comic Books

February Nerd Haul - Star Wars, LEGO Minifigs, Comic Books

This CPU finds me sharing some of the fruits of my collecting labors with you guys in the form of what amounts to a nerd haul! Here, I share what I’ve found, where I’ve found it, how I’ve financed it with free points I’ve earned, …continue reading

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.

On the bright side, …continue reading

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:

Funko POP Star Wars: Darth Vader Holographic (Paris Comics …continue reading

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:

Here’s a …continue reading

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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Get your own Dragon …continue reading

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.