"Settle For Nothing", by Rage Against the Machine, is today's background track. It's been a minute since my last post! So, what's been going on? ==================================================================== I'm still working at TRIMARC and just passed my 5-year anniversary! It's been a fun, interesting 5 years, monitoring the interstates in Louisville and the Northern KY areas. A … Continue reading Baaaack, back, back, back….
"One Month Left in 2020" I do not have Covid-19. Unfortunately, I have recently lost a friend to it, have another friend in and out of the hospital with it, a 3rd friend that's dealing with the beginnings of it, and a 4th friend that just got over it. Melinda/Zoom Call The friend that I … Continue reading COVID-19: ‘Short Circuits’, 12/2-12/4
I made some slight changes to the schedule of when the reviews of the 1st 20 episodes would be posted - LINK. Episode 8: The Philosopher's Stone If the shock value of the last few minutes of Episode 7 didn't provide enough of a scar, the pre-intro of Episode 8 cut that wound right … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episode #8
This is a joint review of the "Fullmetal Alchemist" series (not the 'Brotherhood' series) on my page and on the "Comicdom Wrecks" page, under the "Saturday Morning Cartoon" feature. Episodes 1-3 are on my page; 4 and 5 are on Comicdom Wrecks. Episode 6: The Alchemy Exam The pre-Intro portion of this episode was pretty … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 6-7
Ep. 2: "Body of the Sanctioned" This episode picks up almost exactly where the first episode left off: the aftermath of the battle between Edward and Cornello, and the revelation that Ed was the "Fullmetal Alchemist". Cornello realizes that Ed's title was literal: he was 'full metal'. He also chastises the boys for their "recklessness" in … Continue reading “Fullmetal Alchemist”, Episodes 2-3
2 side adventures of mine are: co-hosting the 'Podicus Wrecks' podcast (mainly comic book talk, but we will delve into movies, video games, book reviews, and sports) and occasionally writing for "Comicdom Wrecks". Here are a few of our recent podcasts and reviews, all on the 'strange' side - enjoy! (Links are in the titles) … Continue reading Catching Up: “The Strange”
Back in March, "Comicdom Wrecks" co-founder, J.R., started a feature on the site called "Saturday Morning Cartoons", one of the first big review projects I took part in. 4 writers (now 3) would pick an episode or 2 of a cartoon, watch it, write a review and/or recap on it, and post it by noon … Continue reading “Saturday Morning Cartoons”: Reviews and Recaps
I purchased a series of comic books (digital) called "Chew". They follow the adventures of police officer-turned-Federal Agent Tony Chu, who uses a unique set of skills to solve crimes. I have read and recapped/reviewed the first 3 Chapters of Volume 1 - hope you enjoy! Volume 1, Chapter 1: LINK Volume 1, Chapter 2: … Continue reading “Chew”: A Strange (But Interesting) Comic Book Series
After a few-months delay, I started reading the 2009 comic series, Chew. It features Tony Chu, a Philadelphia cop who gets psychic visions from whatever he eats. Volume One of Chew contained the first 5 issues of the series. Here are my reviews on Issues #1 and #2 (called 'Chapters' in the collection): Chapter 1: LINK Chapter 2: LINK … Continue reading Catching Up With Comicdom Wrecks
LINK: Aw Yeah Comics! Team-Up The above link is for a review of a comic that I wrote. It is a weird mix of professional wrestling and superhero crime fighting. It reminds me of the Powerpuff Girls. Hope you enjoy the review!