Author Archive: goldstar

State of the Site: Mid-Year 2018

Hey, everybody. This is just a brief update on what we’re working on here, and what we’ll be working on in the future. No doubt you’ve noticed a scarcity of blog posts here as of late (as in no blog posts at all this or last month….yeah). There’s a reason for that, which I’ll now …

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What The Funny #12: Free Cake

Ladies and Gentlemen… What The Funny… is… BACK! That’s right. I’m back in the driver’s seat (after Damon entertained us all with his Freakazoid! episode breakdown) with another WTF miniseries. This time around, the show that I’ll be spotlighting is Cartoon Network’s Regular Show! True story; when I first got the idea to do What …

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Brain Candy: The Universe Is Imploding…Don’t Tell Mom!

Not too long ago, Phelan Porteous (Phelous) presented a video review of Our Friend Power 5 (a Korean movie made to promote a toy line that unnaturally mashes up Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Voltron, and must be seen to be believed). This got me thinking about the types of roles that parent characters usually …

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Ad Nausea: A Universal Reach

So, recently I came across this commercial for Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida: Basically, the message that Universal Studios seems to be touting here is: “Walt Disney World is for babies! Come to Universal Studios, where things are more grown-up!” Here’s my initial reaction to that statement: “More grown-up”, huh? Really. So, Universal is trying …

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Nerdvana: Just Ducky!

We’re living in an interesting time right now. While some things are just plain awful, there are some things that are definitely cool. For one thing, last year Disney launched it’s reboot of DuckTales. This reboot is an improvement over the original in several ways, not the least of which is that the reboot includes …

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