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Raiders of the Lost Toyline: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

*For every Toyline that takes hold like Star Wars or My Little Pony, there are many that never get beyond their first steps, and quickly die out. 1,294 more words

Toy Reviews

Willy Wonka strikes moralism.

“But Charlie, don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted.”

“What happened?”

He lived happily ever after.”


Sanctifying the Divine Name through Chocolate and Coffee: Thoughts for Fair Trade Shabbat

In Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the popular film version Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Willy Wonka manufactures his product with the dedicated labor of the… 165 more words

Guest Post: Samantha Braham

Thanks to Sam Braham for being the latest UK Krampus Crackers author to guest on this blog, revealing the inspiration behind her flash fiction, what she has in common with Bridget Jones, and her dream of living with the Oompa-Loompas… … 1,047 more words

About Writing

0105: University-mandated community service

Part 3 in a four-part series on my previous attempts at employment

It’s no fluke that my first brush with community service coincided with my freshman year of college. 381 more words

My So-called Life

More Simple & Cheap Family Halloween Costumes

Tomorrow I’m heading to Washington D.C. on vacation. I thought I’d go ahead and post the rest of the prior years’ costumes and if you have any questions about how I did anything, ask away in the comments section! 46 more words