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Excerpt from The Old Oak Chronicles: Interviews with Famous Personages by Professor Arnel Rootmuster (Royal Library Press; Old Oak Wood, 2008)

Our interview is with the youngest faery to have ever have won the King’s Oak Leaf, awarded for extraordinary valor in service to the Faery King and Queen. Sneezlewort Rootmuster Rowanberry Boggs the Seventh is a mere 209 years old … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History: What Is An Animal?

When I was a small child (as in, about five years old), my father would take me to the Field Museum; I always wanted to look at the “stuffed animals.” (And I should note that the “stuffed animals” on display … Continue reading

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Funko Rock Candy Captain Marvel figure

Like the Thirteenth Doctor Funko figure Denise reviews  here, this five-and-a-half inch figure represents a character that the more conservative fanboys really hated. The Captain Marvel film was a rousing success, which really upset them, and I wanted to add a figure of her … Continue reading

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Funko Rock Candy Hulkbuster

As I said in my review of the Lady Thor figure from the same company, ‘No, I don’t collect that many of these figures, despite it seeming that I might, given the number of reviews I’ve written concerning them. Right now I’ve … Continue reading

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Folkmanis’ Mini Brown Mouse Finger Puppet

The entry for the Mini Brown Mouse Finger Puppet at Folkmanis’ website reads: “The Folkmanis Mini Brown Mouse finger puppet is a pocket pet perfect to surprise your unsuspecting friends.” I can see it. This little guy (barely four inches … Continue reading

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Halloween Heads o’Doom

These festive Day of the Dead Heads are easy to make. They take one day to make if you make the plaster heads up in the morning and decorate at night, or two days if you make the heads a … Continue reading

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Marvel Femme Fatales Spider-Gwen Statue

I went shopping for a decent representation of Spider-Gwen after repeated watchings of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse while I had my first of two lengthy stays in-hospital for treatment of a staphylococcal infection. She was definitely a highlight of the film — tough, … Continue reading

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Funko Rock Candy Spider-Gwen figure

Once in a while, I get a deep craving for a specific character. The latest I’ve gotten interested in is Spider-Gwen, the spider-being in an alternate universe where Peter Parker didn’t get bitten by that radioactive spider and she did. Spider-Gwen … Continue reading

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Funko Rock Candy Lady Thor figure

No, I don’t collect that many of these figures, despite it seeming that I might, given the number of reviews I’ve written concerning them. Right now I’ve less than a handful of them, largely because I don’t find most of them all that interesting … Continue reading

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Kotobukiya Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man Artfx+ Statue

So I went hunting on the internet for a good Miles Morales Spider-Man figure. I liked that particular Spider-Man after seeing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse during the first of my two hospital stays for staphylococcus infections. I was looking for something entertaining to watch and I … Continue reading

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