Category: Pop Culture

Aug 26

The Tick (2017), A Review

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Share:This is kind of a spur of the moment blog post but I was inspired by several conversations I had with folks on Facebook and Twitter regarding the newest iteration of The Tick – this time done as an Amazon original with Peter Serafinowisz playing the big, blue nigh-invulnerable superhero. Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog’s first-ever …

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Jan 17

Listening to Green Day and Realizing They’re Old Like Me

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Share:So a funny thing happened the other day. I purchased tickets to the upcoming Green Day concert near me for my 11 year old son and I. He has been enjoying listening to Punk Pop bands (started with Fall Out Boy and started working into ‘older’ material) so it’s been awesome introducing him to some …

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Dec 26

My son and I shipping King Midas and Medusa

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Share:So earlier today my 11yo son and I were in the car together on a long road trip for the holidays. The following conversation in transcribed to the best of my ability: 11yo: If King Midas and Medusa had a child, would the child be able to look at you and turn you to gold …

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Sep 10

#tbt My High School Yearbook Editorial About Gun Violence

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Share:During my senior year of high school (Class of 2000), three friends and I decided we were going to be the yearbook editors as one of our school activities. We didn’t realize when we signed up that we’d be doing 95% of the yearbook ourselves (as virtually none of the rest of the slackers we …

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Aug 31

My Kindergartner Brings A Book Home And It Makes Me Angry (With Pictures!)

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Share:My five year old came home from his first week of kindergarten last week ecstatic. Amongst all the new changes and new excitements in his life, he could not wait to tell me about the big room with lots of books. “And I got to take books home with me!” Now, having a fifth grader …

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Mar 22

Of Remakes, Reboots, and Retcons. TMNT = TANT?

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Share:It’s been a while since I properly did a blog post. I was overwhelmed by maintaining the cartoon reviews, although I still intend to get that going again. If anyone wants to guest review something (either current or classic) please give me a holler through the Contact Form! A few days ago, I was reading …

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