Category Archives: Talkin’ Nerdy

Talkin’ Nerdy: Myth Debunking

I’d like to briefly address a popular myth that’s been circulating on the web for some time now, concerning the late DC animated series from the equally late DC Nation block, Young Justice. Namely: “I’m still pissed that Cartoon Network canceled the Young Justice TV series in favor of Teen Titans GO!“ I understand that …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: Super Powers or Stupid Powers?

As Goldstar noted earlier in Six Ridiculous Super Powers, there are some superheroes whose powers, personas and skill sets are just lame and can never be considered cool no matter how artists, writers and directors try to dress them up. I’m looking at you, Battling Bantam. While I don’t dispute that, there are some super …

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Ad Nausea/Talkin’ Nerdy: Staples Back-To-School Commercial 1996

Goldstar’s recent entry on a fairly recent Staples back-to-school ad caused me to remember this earlier Staples spot from 1996:   I get the obvious joke here, and it is a funny one, so no need to delve into that. As amusing as this spot is, there’s always been one thing about it which has always …

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Ad Nausea/Talkin’ Nerdy: Staples Shopping Cart Breakdown

Because I’ve got nothing better to do, I’m going to give my thoughts (aka, pointless ramblings) about a Staples commercial that aired about a year ago. This is one of the ads from their “Shopping Cart Dance” campaign:   When I first saw this, my initial thought was…   How in the nine worlds is …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: AnthropomorphiZm

Today Talkin’ Nerdy takes an in-depth look at an often overlooked minority, a sub-culture of society which doesn’t get a lot of press or attention, but nonetheless is a fraction of the populace that exists and stands out. I’m speaking of course of the ‘animal people’ from Dragon Ball/Z. Since Dragon Ball‘s debut, these crispy …

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