So many of the images I love were born out of an artist whose work is known by so many, but whose name is not. Ralph McQuarrie created many of the worlds movie and television fans dream of visiting. Our first impressions of the STAR WARS films are thanks to him!
Archive for the ‘Toys’ Category
Tags: Battlestar Galactica, Ralph McQuarrie, Return of the Jedi, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back
As we mentioned in this week’s podcast, a company called inicons.com has released a very realistic Steve Jobs action figure. While we can only tantalize you with a few pictures, you can check out the whole story here. UPDATE: On January 15, 2012, inicons.com withdrew the figure before its release, citing pressure from Apple and from Jobs family. [...]
Tags: Batman, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bruce Lee, Christopher Reeve, Chuck Norris, DC Comics, DC Direct, Dick Tracy, G.I.Joe, Hasbro, Hot Toys, Indiana Jones, Jack Nicholson, Jason Voorhees, Kenner, Knight Rider, MacFarlane Toys, Marvel Comics, Mego, Michael Keaton, Playmates, Rambo, Rocky, Sideshow Collectibles, Slime, Spider-Man, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Superman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Terminator: Salvation, The A-Team, The Ghostbusters, The Incredible Hulk, The Joker, The Real Ghostbusters, Toy Biz, Twisted Land of Oz, WWF
Dion and J. dive back into the Toybox to rediscover the playthings of our youth. From Mego to MacFarlane, Turtles to Terminator, we leave no plastic stone unturned.
Tags: Disney, Pixar, Toy Story
I was recently encouraged to watch a long forgotten Muppet special from way back in 1986! Even I, a long time Muppet aficionado, somehow missed this one… So I gave it whirl… Oh Boy! What I discovered was so shocking, I was forced to make the children leave the room or else their psyche would [...]
Tags: Best Buy, Carrie Fisher, Ernest Borgnine, Lex Luthor, Littlest Pets, Santa Claus, Shatfish, Skeletor, Star Trek, Star Wars, Street Meat, Toys R Us, Walking Dead, William Shatner
In this exciting and riveting installment, J, Brian, and Dion tackle such issues as teen pregnancy, religion, childhood obesity and the “race” card… Oops, wrong show. Instead, The Podwits cover credit card fraud, ask the age-old question, “are toys and toymakers losing their souls?”, contemplate Santa being knocked around by Best Buy; NYC rating “Street-meat” [...]