Happy Father’s Day!

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I’ve always wanted to post this picture.┬áThis was taken while my dad was in college, after Star Trek had been off the air for years but before the hype returned with the Motion Picture. He’s second from left. He was one of the fans who kept the flame of Gene Roddenberry’s vision alive.

So. I come by the geekiness honestly.

 

World of Quahog?

As everyone else has already reported, Playmates Toys has picked up the Family Guy license. It looks like Playmates is trying to bottle lightning a second time, as the line appears to be designed almost identically to their late 1990s/early 2000s World of Springfield Simpsons line, right down to the talking playsets. Continue reading “World of Quahog?”

SDCC > Rustin Parr’s Report, Day 5

Sunday 7/26

140,000 people, 4.5 days, 1 convention – it all comes down to this.

The morning was spent re-orchestrating all of the previous buys into a somewhat manageable series of bags, you see typically we bring down large boxes to fill up but all of box army fell in battle against Recycle-Or several months hence. Once in order we checked out of the hotel, loaded up the car, then headed back down to the Hall for the final hurrah. Continue reading “SDCC > Rustin Parr’s Report, Day 5”