Category Archives: Playmates

I seem to recognize your face - Robert Picardo

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of pieces pointing out odd action figures of unlikely actors. People known more as character actors than action stars, and thus unlikely candidates for plastic representation. Our honoree … Continue reading

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Popular toys of the last 145 years

Recognizing that a trip to the hospital is never a fun thing, Sheffield Children's Hospital decided to make things a little better by commissioning photographer Andy Brown to decorate the emergency room. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #166

Well! Well, well, well! Better late than never, they so, and so say we here at OAFE. SDCC 2015 may have just wrapped up last week but I've yet to review all the exclusives I got at SDCC 2014! So... … Continue reading

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SDCC 2015 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Toys and Action Figures

Playmates hosted a panel for their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle toys, and it was kind of awful. And now, some more OAFEry:Marvel Legends Book of the Vishanti exclusive addendum SDCC 2015 - Day 2 (Thursday) Flippin' through Previews - April … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #165

Oh man, I'm so behind on Spoils - some of these things were bought back in February! I've compressed several hauls worth of stuff here just in a vain attempt to catch back up to where I'm at now (and … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #164

Work - am I right guys? Thanks for you everlovin' blue-eyed patience with the variable time constraints on getting this column up! Here's kind of a fun one as I continue to get caught up on my deep backlog. Today … Continue reading

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Baxter Stockman addendum

In today's review of Baxter Stockman, yo questioned how the original 1980s cartoon writers decided to turn the character into a mutant insect. That may indeed be, as he said, "a mystery for the ages," but we do know a … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #156

Shopping. Buying. Consuming. There are few things I do better than amassing material goods and this week we take yet another look at catching up on my myriad of purchases over the past six months. Below is a bit of … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Plant Lunch Room addendum

In today's review of the SNPP Lunchroom, yo briefly mentioned the bulletin board that's covered with notes. Here's what they all say: And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - August '14 Reprolabels Human Alliance Roadbuster upgrade kit review Flippin' … Continue reading

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Rustin's Spoils of the Week #152

Some folk'll never buy some stuff while out on business travel, but then again some folk'll... like Rustin, the toy-obsessed yokel! And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #292 - Disco Dazzler & Howard the Duck Whose House? M's House! Rustin's … Continue reading

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