Category Archives: commentary

Happy Straya Day on ya!

Today is Australia Day. So we reviewed something appropriate.

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Hot Wheels Carbonator review

It's the end of the year, so this is going to be half review, half look-back. You've been warned. And now, some more OAFEry:Mattel's stupid SDCC 2018 plan Rustin's Spoils of the Week #204 Hot Wheels Aisle Driver review Rustin's … Continue reading

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The Applejack Problem

Rumor has it that My Little Pony is due for a reboot soon, and one fan has some ideas how it could go: And now, some more OAFEry:"Transformers" meets "My Little Pony" Hasbro Employee Interviews Flippin' through Previews - September … Continue reading

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Spotted at a street fair today

(via) And now, some more OAFEry:A few noteable preorders: Predators, Star Wars, Transformers Star Wars Relativity Rustin's Spoils of the Week #11 Arkham Knight Mystery Minis - Poison Ivy review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #175

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Toy preorders get savage

I mean, it's not wrong, but... (via) And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #110 Happy birthday, Superman Flippin' through Previews - May '13 Flippin' Through Previews - August '07 Flippin' through Previews - October '13

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What the heck is going on at Target?

It's weird enough that Target has apparently had a secret horde of Guardians of the Galaxy figures in their back room for the past few years, but look at those prices: $19.99 for the new ones is fairly typical, but … Continue reading

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The world's greatest troll

Well, this is a rather upsetting Kickstarter, isn't it? Wisconsin artist Chuck Williams sculpted this disgusting little goblin, which for some reason people seem to be going nuts for. Williams was once the senior staff sculptor for the Walt Disney … Continue reading

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McFarlane Toys heads on down to South Park

In some alternate reality, "Todd McFarlane is making South Park toys" would have been the biggest news item of 1999. But in our world, they're both brands whose best days are at least a decade behind them. Maybe that's why … Continue reading

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How Hasbro changed Iron Man 3

In an interview with Uproxx, director Shane Black talked about many things, including his original plans for Iron Man 3: All I'll say is this, on the record: There was an early draft of Iron Man 3 where we had … Continue reading

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Who's made the most Alien figures?

Today, NECA had something interesting to say on Twitter: In 37 years of ALIEN no one has ever come close to building the collection & universe that we have assembled here — NECA (@NECA_TOYS) April 27, 2016 And now, … Continue reading

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