Category Archives: Transformers Tuesday

Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #16: A Lesson in Propaganda Part 1

Back when I was a kid, a lot of PBS kid’s shows had magazines. One of those happened to be 3-2-1 Contact. If you remember watching it, you probably recall that the show featured The Bloodhound Gang, who solved mysteries … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #15: High Rollers

A few days ago at work, I noticed something. Next to the time clock was a flyer; it trumpeted the yearly holiday party for employees and this year’s theme was, of all things, Casino Night. There would even be a … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #14: Dare… To Be Stupid

For those of you who didn’t know, this is how Weird Al became synonymous with Transformers. It was all because of this.

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #13: The Start of Something

He was our first, together. But he wasn’t exactly the greatest or most well-known character from Beast Wars; in fact, he was fairly lowly. Twenty years ago, Prime and I began our combined collection with a Beast Wars Drillbit. He … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #12 – Miserable Merry Christmas

I spent most of that night, sitting on the front steps of my friend’s house, staring at the sky while fighting tears. Only after I had been gone for ten minutes, did my ex finally say, “Is she upset?” That … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #11 – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s December, which brings thoughts of Santa Claus, holly berries, mistletoe, festive lights and gifts. Well, for most people, anyway. For me, December meant one thing and one thing only: BotCon. For many years, the main announcement–of the location and … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years – Thirty Five Thoughts #10: A Small Affair

The advertisement was small, a tiny image on the page of a Lee’s Action Figure Digest. But a friend of mine spotted it and said, “You know there’s going to be a Transformers convention, right?” I was stunned. No, I … Continue reading

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