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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #19: Bots of Summer

It was the summer of 1984 and I learned that I hated the Chicago Cubs. In my area, there was only one station that aired Transformers in syndication; that was WGN, which was known as “the Chicago Channel” in my … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #17 – Celluloid Dreams

It’s been a year since Bumblebee was released; it was the last–and best–entry in the Transformers live action film franchise. It may not have made as much money as the first films, but it made up for that in having … 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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