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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 #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 #5: A Bit of Honey

There’s a good reason why I waited on this; this week happens to be the week of Dan Gilvezan’s birthday. So why not wait until now to post this as a way of saying thank you? Oh, and happy (early) … Continue reading

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Thirty Five Years – Thirty Five Thoughts #1: Canon Fodder

It’s been said that confession is good for the soul. Now, I don’t know how much I believe that, but I do have something that I must confess: as a Transformer fan, I utterly hate Nightbird. Now, I know that … 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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Seven Quick Takes Friday: Roads Less Traveled Edition

1) Current mood: Absolutely. 2) So this happened. Yes, that is final post for Shakesville. It seems that Melissa McEwan’s health has improved a lot, but her hiatus told her that going back to the blog was not a good … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Nostalgia Crush!

The intro and outro to the third season of Transformers. I enjoyed it, but not quite as much as the first two. (Less Bumblebee, so, you know…)

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