Category Archives: Transformers

Thirty Five Years-Thirty Five Thoughts #29: Straight Up Chaser

In 1995, I was a student at a local university. It had been eleven years since Transformers had been the bright spot in my after school afternoons and seven years since the series had aired its final episode. I was … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years – Thirty Five Thoughts #28: Against All Odds

It was the summer of 1986 and the Autobots and Decepticons were on the big screen in their own animated movie. What I had already seen had been fairly shocking, but things might have been about to take a turn … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years-Thirty Five Thoughts #27: Childhood’s End Part 2

Last week, we covered the stunningly high body count in the 1986 animated feature Transformers: the Movie. Familiar characters were dying at an alarming rate, but the worst was yet to come. This was the scene that scarred an entire … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years-Thirty Five Thoughts #26: Childhood’s End Part 1

In August of 1986, Transformers: the Movie was released. It took me around a solid week of begging and pleading to convince my mother to finally take me to see it; in her eyes I wasn’t old enough to sit … Continue reading

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Prime Day

Today is Prime Day. Optimus Prime Day. Because it’s Peter Cullen’s Forge Day! So all the best to the voice of Optimus Prime, among many others. So many of us love and appreciate everything you do. We love you. ❤

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Burnout

It looks as though the latest expansion for the Transformers TCG will be the last. After two years, it ends. On one hand, I’m not exactly surprised, as WotC does this quite a bit. But on the other, I’m disappointed, … Continue reading

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Red Carpet Treatment

Look familiar? Today, some good news: we’re getting a new animated Transformers movie, which will be directed by Josh Cooley, who just won an Oscar for Toy Story 4. From the Allspark: It takes place on Cybertron, the planet from … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #25: Dare to be Stupid

Honestly, things are crazy right now, so let’s have a little music. This little ditty, when it found its way into Transformers: the Movie, became the reason why Weird Al was synonymous with Transformers. This came full circle in 2008, when … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #24: Iridescent

Just a little something to try and take a load off of you. This was the main theme song for Transformers: Dark of the Moon. I’m rather fond of it.

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #23: Words from the Wise

On March 3rd, David Wise, a rather prolific writer for the original Transformers Generation 1 cartoon, passed away from lung cancer. A major part of my childhood went with him. David Wise wrote fifteen episodes of the original series, among them was … Continue reading

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