Toy for Tots season always sneaks up on me so fast. Let’s get this out of way first: the deadline to donate to Toys for Tots is THIS WEEKEND. Well, truthfully it varies by location but most places stop taking toy donations this weekend. Anyway, after that you’ll have to just donate money, which isn’t as much fun but still just as important, if not more important!
Anyway, two different toy blogs are sponsoring Toys for Tots drives. Continue reading “It’s Toys for Tots Season!”
So, last week I asked you to submit some questions so that I could start a Bill Simmons-like weekly “mailbag” column. Well, hardly anyone asked anything, but I don’t care because I want to try this and dammit, I’m sticking to it. So I’m going to take the few questions I got, throw them together with a few comments from the past week I want to respond to, make some crap up if I have to, and hope that you guys get the gist of what I’m trying to do and submit some better questions next time. (I considered calling this feature “Poe’s Sack”.)
Oh, and to keep the surprise of it all, please try to submit them directly to me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, not in the comments. It’s more fun that way. That said, I will respond to comments, tweets, and questions on the PGPoA Facebook page. And ask about anything, not just toys. I figure most of them will be about toys, but you’ve got the option. Continue reading “Going Postal > Poe makes do”
Rob Bricken, formerly of Topless Robot and now of io9, has one of those blog-posts-as-call-for-help pieces over at his new digs:
Why collecting toys is like a heroin addiction
I’m still composing my thoughts on this, but I’m curious what you all think. Read it and report back below, please.
The Four Horsemen are once again selling holiday editions of their Outer Space Men figures. The current set includes the Cyclops, Gemini and Orbitron.
Mattel released the packaging photo and bio for Jitsu earlier this week. Evidently Jitsu runs Snake Mountain after Skeletor leaves for space, which seems kind of out of left field to me. Was this solely for the “iron fist” joke? Because his fist is golden. Says right on the bio. Continue reading “Odds ‘n Ends > OSM, Jitsu, Armorvor, Realm of the Underworld, Predator, Portal, DC Unlimited”
First off, a very important caveat: this review is for the iPhone version of this game only. I have not played it on an iPad and I have reason to think the experience might be at least somewhat different. Moving on…
Continue reading “Review > He-Man: The Most Powerful Game in the Universe”