Now this one might come as a surprise to some of you, unless you've been around for a long time -- I have a pretty massive collection of Halo's Master Chief toys and collectibles. If you are a member of generation X, Y, or Z, chances are that you've played a few rounds of Halo on an XBox or PC. Not too long ago, I wrote about how I like to collect icons, and I think that the … [Read more...] about M is for Master Chief
Another San Diego Comic Con has come and gone, and once again, I watched the events unfold from the comfort of my air-conditioned cave several thousand miles away. I am always thankful for (and more than a little jealous of) those of you who do go to the show and share your bounty of photos with the rest of us. There were plenty of amazing products announced, and these … [Read more...] about The best things to come out of SDCC 2014
Despite all the warnings on Facebook and Twitter, I have decided to try my hand at selling some T-shirts here on Cool & Collected. Sure, there are half a billion t-shirts out there, but I wanted to create shirts that I would actually wear. To begin with, there are four designs available, so let me know what you think... All the cool kids will be … [Read more...] about Cool & Collected T-shirts are now available!
I may have mentioned this one or two (hundred) times, but I am a huge fan of the Halo video game franchise. Not only do I love the games, but I also devour the mythos and backstory of the Halo universe, so when a new art book comes out detailing aspects of the game, you can bet that book will find its way onto my shelves. Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 has just been … [Read more...] about Book Report — Awakening: The Art of Halo 4