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Throwback Thursdays: G.I. Joe 21 The Silent Issue

Review by John Amenta

by John Amenta
“Silence is Golden” is the old saying. In the case of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero number 21, it couldn’t be truer. 408 more words

Culturally Speaking

Random Thought Of The Day 09/18/2014

I don’t know about the rest of you, but no matter how nice she may be to look at, something tells me that a woman that is 60% plastic, and has the articulation capability of a GI JOE doll, combined with the intellectual capacity of a cinder block, would just be no fun at all in the sack.

But damn.


Step back in time (through these amazing vintage toy ads)

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It’s funny what that we use as touchstones to our past but the toys of the past were so inventive and iconic that it’s no surprise they conjure up almost instant warmth upon first sight. 117 more words


Review - G.I Joe: Retaliation (2013)

So GI Joe: Retaliation, the action blockbuster currently dominating the screens in cinemas worldwide has about the same action-to-plot ration as a six year old child playing with his GI Joe figures, and making up all the dialogue as he goes (And yes I was referring to my playful childhood). 726 more words


They Keep Stealing My Childhood!~

Okay, it isn’t as bad as all that, maybe. But it seems there are shows I fondly recall from my younger years that get ‘reboots’… and some of those reboots suck! 189 more words