The other day, I was sitting in the carpool line at my son’s school when “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds came on the radio. This song instantly transports any child of the 80′s to Shermer High School and that fateful day of Saturday detention for the Brain, the Athlete, the Basketcase, the […]
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers recounted celebrity encounters and sightings. Your assignment this week is… — When did I get so _____? — Once you put up a post on your site, add a comment below with the URL so everyone knows where to find it. Remember to include links to your fellow League members in […]
I was at Toys R Us the other day and this huge Godzilla was screaming at me to take him home. I didn’t. But I wanted to. This thing is truly enormous, standing at 24″ tall and 40″ long from his nose to the tip of his massive tail. This figure could hold its own […]
This week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is writing about celebrity sightings, and since I live on the east coast and don’t really go to conventions, the only celebrities I get to see are stuffy old white guys in suits — senators and congressmen — yawn. So, I thought I’d take on this topic from […]
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers introduced a few new members and we all told some cool stories. The idea for this week’s assignment came from the Femme of Fandom’s Oprah sighting story. Your assignment this week is… — Hey, isn’t that… — Once you put up a post on your site, add a comment below […]
Two years before President Reagan’s famous challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall,” our country was at odds with Russia and the tension was palpable. In 1985, talks of nuclear attacks were fairly common despite the fact that the Cold War seemed to be coming to an end. Being just 13 years old, […]
Sure, last night’s episode of The Walking Dead was pretty intense, but this new TV spot for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was easily the highlight of the evening for me… Can. Not. Wait.
Last week, we compressed our lives into a single square foot, and this week’s challenge for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers comes from Rich over at the Nerd Nook, who was the first to post a response (Please send all hate mail his way.) Your assignment this week is… — Cool story, bro. — It will be interesting […]