Category Archives: Icons

R.I.P. David Bowie

Sometimes, a media figure passes, and I don’t have much to say, except that I feel for their family. Sometimes, I have more. Yesterday, we lost a very talented man. He was more than a musician and actor. He had … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Current Events, death, Film and Media, Icons | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

GI Joe Review: SPY TROOPS

The best thing about getting my tax refund is being able to treat myself and the Kidling. This year, that meant some GI Joe videos. So, for the first time, I got to see SPY TROOPS. Like the music, for … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Media, GI Joe, Icons, Television | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Review: GI Joe Retaliation

As promised, watched the entire movie this morning, and will now comment. Okay, as much as I like Dwayne Johnson as an actor, the majority of this movie came across as little more than a vehicle for his career. And … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Media, GI Joe, Icons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Review: GI Joe Rise of Cobra

So, to have them in the family Joe collection, I picked up Rise of Cobra and Retaliation this morning. When I got home, daughter and I popped RoC into the VCR to watch it completely for the first time. Keep … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Media, GI Joe, Icons | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

G.I. Joes: Renegades

I did say I’d be back once I re-watched this one, so I could compare it to both the Sunbow and the DiC versions. Well, I did manage to watch the entire 26 episodes. FAR better than the DiC attempt, … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Media, GI Joe, Icons, Television | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

I Tried

I did. I tried really hard to watch season 3 of GI Joe, which was when DiC took over. I couldn’t do it. The original animated series was put out by Sunbow. They had some good writers, great animators, and … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Media, GI Joe, Icons, Television | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

They Keep Stealing My Childhood!~

Okay, it isn’t as bad as all that, maybe. But it seems there are shows I fondly recall from my younger years that get ‘reboots’… and some of those reboots suck! GI JOE REAL AMERICAN HERO: the first two seasons, … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Film and Media, Icons, Life | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment