Padme Amidala snow bunny statue side view Read more

Star Wars Padme Amidala “Snow Bunny” Statue

When the International Comic Con is happening, many companies announce new products related to comics, science fiction series, and movies.  Of course, Star Wars is one of the most popular stories that generates cool new action figures, toys, and collectibles every so often.  And this month is no exception.  Star Wars collectors — and you […]

Walter White as Heisenberg Breaking Bad Action Figure Read more

Walter White as Heisenberg Action Figure from “Breaking Bad”

A lot of guys are having fun today at the San Diego Comic Con.  So, in honor of this stupendous international convention where all things fantastical and entertaining are celebrated, I’m posting an action figure available from Entertainment Earth:  drug kingpin Heisenberg (aka Walter White) from the television series Breaking Bad. This 6-inch action figure […]

Friday Pic to Make You Smile (8) Read more

Friday Pic to Make You Smile (8)

This Sunday the best movies of 2012 will be celebrated at the Academy Awards.  Unfortunately, there is no category for the sexiest performers of the year.  But there should be. Below are my two nominations for the hottest female characters of 2012:  Anne Hathaway as Catwoman in The Dark Knight Rises and Scarlett Johannson as […]

A Map of The Shire Read more

A Map of The Shire

When you read The Hobbit, by J. R. R. Tolkien, it is easy to find yourself wanting to visit The Shire, the homeland in Middle Earth of the hobbits.  Or maybe you’ve seen The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey within the last few months and enjoyed the bucolic charm of Bilbo Baggins’s neighborhood (shot in New […]

The Quick and Dirty Christmas Shopping Guide for Guys — You Can Accomplish All Your Shopping at Just 3 Sites Read more

The Quick and Dirty Christmas Shopping Guide for Guys — You Can Accomplish All Your Shopping at Just 3 Sites

This is a handy guide to Christmas shopping for guys who generally feel retail-challenged as the gift-giving holiday season looms.  Maybe you don’t like to Christmas shop.  Maybe you’d rather listen to William Shatner sing/speak I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas about 100 times rather than get out and contend with the holiday crowds on […]

How to Decorate for the Holidays With Manly Christmas Decorations Read more

How to Decorate for the Holidays With Manly Christmas Decorations

Most Christmas decorations are meant for children.  Candy canes, nutcracker Christmas tree ornaments, inflatable snowmen…  These captivate the imagination of kids, but what about more manly decorations?  Can you express your masculine side with some DIY Christmas decorations that celebrate the holiday spirit in a grown-up fashion? Yes — and here you can find out […]