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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 South 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 …

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Unpopular Opinions: Spritle & Chim-Chim

Contrary to popular opinion, I don’t hate the characters of Spritle and Chim-Chim from Speed Racer. In fact, I find them weirdly fascinating in a odd, stupid way. I know these 2 have received their fair share of vitriol from cartoon fans and stand-up comedians, but not me. It could be because I’ve always been …

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Nerdvana: Driving With Toons

On this Nerdvana, we’ll be geeking out on some of my favorite modes of animated transportation. Those toyetic gas guzzlers that have been featured in cartoons that I’d like to drive myself in real life. Having said that… “WE RIDE!!!” Let’s start with one of my favorite vehicles from an anime; Speed Racer’s car, the …

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