I have an incredible opportunity to host an intimate dinner party with five of my closest friends. But who should I invite? I think I’ll plan this strategically, and rather than go with a typical dinner party, make this somewhat of an exclusive mini Comic Con, with booze — just me and a few guests — a […]
I saw this article on ESPN this morning about a collector who has been secretly buying up every 1964 Topps Curt Flood trading card. Whether he intended to or not, Mike Haply has cornered the market for that particular card. Collectors who try to complete their set are forced to pay an average of $30 […]
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers‘ was tracking down some cryptids. Your assignment this week… — Dinner Party! Invite five guests (dead, alive, or fictional) for the ultimate dinner party. — 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 […]
As a young boy with a very impressionable mind, one of my earliest obsessions was Bigfoot. I remember being fascinated by the creature — I would repeatedly check out every book in the school library, devouring all the grainy black and white photos, and second-hand stories. A close friend of mine told me that his grandfather was a big […]
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers‘ was comparing and contrasting things. Honestly, I was trying to get more people to contribute with a softball of a topic, but I obviously haven’t figured out the formula yet! After several years of developing these League topics, I never know what is going to generate the most responses, so let’s try a more specific, obscure […]
A CGC-graded 9.0 copy of Action Comics #1 is up for bid on eBay this week. If you plan to buy it, please do me a favor and click through my affiliate link here. Thanks in advance.
This week’s assignment from the League of Extraordinary Bloggers is to compare and contrast something. Well, since I recently picked up the new NECA Planet of the Apes gorilla soldier action figure, I thought it would be fun to see it next to the Mego soldier ape from the 70’s. You’ve come a loooong way. […]
The other day, I bought a stick on eBay. A really big stick. Actually, it’s 44″ long and made out of latex and a metal tube. This stick was “supposedly” used in the Tim Burton Planet of the Apes movie. It came from a prop warehouse and arrived with a beautiful, signed color photocopy of a […]