Category Archives: Transformers

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 #6: Cromar Wear

It’s been said that you never forget your first: first love, first car, first pet, first school, etc. In my case, that’s very true; very clearly, I can remember my first Transformer. It wasn’t one that came from store shelves … Continue reading

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Three and a Half Decades

I had just gotten out of school a couple of hours before; idly, I had been surfing the channels. Already I had taken in a showing of GI Joe on WGN TV; locally, WGN was known in NC as “the … Continue reading

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