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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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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #21: Rambling Robot

He’s been a constant companion at a number of BotCons made a few trips to the movies, just because.He’s cuddled next to me in bed after I’ve had a nightmare, or just trouble sleeping, or he’s lounged on my chest … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years Thirty Five Thoughts #20: The Last Ride

It was an overcast, dreary day in early August of 2004 and Prime and I were heading homeward from our short stay in Chicago. OTFCC 2004 had just ended and now, we weren’t sure if it was the last. As … Continue reading

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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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