Channeling My Inner Green Arrow

The other day I decided to channel my inner Green Arrow, and decided to take a friend up on his offer of heading to archery tag with him. What is archery tag? Think a cross between paintball and dodge ball, but using a bow and arrow instead. Like in paintball, the only protection you absolutely …

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A Short, Spoiler Free Review Of Beauty And The Beast

Although I'm not going to spoil the movie, I'm going to assume that if you care enough to read this review then you've either seen the original animated feature, or you know the essence of the story at the very least, so I'm really not going to delve into that aspect of the movie too …

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Things That Change After Going To Disney

It's been a few months since my wife and I came back from our latest trip to Walt Disney World, and in that time I've noticed a few things that having been to WDW have changed - or at least, how I look at them has changed. Ready to join me in a shortish list? …

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Sunday Funnies #20

The intermittant Sunday Funnies is back with something not event remotely to comic book culture. This video, taken from a match between two Quebec Major Junior Hockey League teams on Friday made me laugh more than I have in a long time. You don't need to follow hockey to enjoy the commentary and the death looks. …

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Lest We Forget: Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom and Canada, and Veterans Day in the United States. I'm not going to compile a list of comics that deal with the horrors of war, although there are many. I'm not going to list the comic book writers and artists who served during World War Two, at …

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Things I Learned While at Disney World. 

Recently my wife and I embarked on a trip to Disney World, and while I was initially skeptical of the trip, I was looking forward to visiting a place I'd never been too before, even if we had planned to stay within the park grounds (which are roughly the size of San Francisco, or double …

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The Muppets Return. Oh Yes.

Returning to the proverbial small screen this September, everybody's favourite talking frog will feature in a brand new documentary style show that promises, for the first time, to explore the Muppets’ personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires. While that description would usually send …

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Not Comics Related: History’s Alone

The premise of History's Alone is that ten men are left on Vancouver Island in one of the most inhospitable places in North America. The terrain is almost constantly wet, and the men only have ten items (excluding their clothing) to help them survive. The last man standing is the winner of half a million …

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Not Comics Related: Inside Out

Disney Pixar's latest movie Inside Out is brilliant. Having watched it at the theater over the weekend, the praise the movie is getting both critically and for the way it highlights emotional health is very understandable. Perhaps because of all the attention that has so far been focused on the astoundingly deep way the movie handles …

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