Jason Reviews A Movie II!

Posted by JJJason (December 21, 2006, 7:40AM)

Hello again everyone and welcome to the second edition of Jason Reviews A Movie.  We kicked this off a few months ago with Saw III and I, at least, enjoyed it, so we’re going again. Just a reminder, these reviews consist of three parts.... (read on...)

With a little old driver, so lively and quick...

Posted by JJJason (December 13, 2006, 6:26AM)

I was in Target today browsing the DVDs, when a mother pushed her cart past me and beckoned her daughter follow her.  A moment later the little girl, who couldn't have been more than three, toddled by behind me singing to herself... "You b... (read on...)

Eclecticism, thy name is...

Posted by JJJason (December 7, 2006, 6:14AM)

While we were out Christmas shopping last week, I bought myself this... ...and this. Fear me as I fear for myself.  -JJJ ... (read on...)

Boldly going...back to right a wrong.

Posted by JJJason (November 30, 2006, 8:34AM)

If you read TOAWBAH when it was a column, you may remember there were two lines that drew me to collecting: Batman: The Animated Series and, before even that, Playmates Star Trek. I remember exactly how I felt as I drove away from Toys R Us with tha... (read on...)

Well, that's a new one.

Posted by JJJason (November 15, 2006, 7:50AM)

I'm sure we've all gotten the odd sidelong glance from parents or employees while trolling the pegs for the latest treasure, but here's something I hadn't encountered until yesterday. I'm in the Wal-Mart figure aisle, flipping through the DC Superhe... (read on...)

The Eleventh Commandment*

Posted by JJJason (November 8, 2006, 5:55AM)

*Almost. In our first visit of the blog era, I listed ten things I believe you can do to escape or avoid toy addiction.  Subsequently, I thought of an eleventh item for that list, but there's a problem. The eleventh thing you can do to beat to... (read on...)

Jason Reviews a Movie!

Posted by JJJason (November 1, 2006, 4:46AM)

We're going to try something different here at the mighty TOAWBAH.  We'll see how you like it. If there is one enthusiasm I have more passion for than action figures, it is film.  Before I was a Would've-Been Action Hero, I was a Woul... (read on...)

Blissful Ignorance

Posted by JJJason (October 27, 2006, 3:17AM)

In my column on how the Internet has changed, and in some ways fostered, action figure collecting, I lamented the passing of surprise.  I once had several mini-Christmases a year as each new wave of G.I. Joe, Masters of the Universe, or Transfor... (read on...)

So please, a little respect...

Posted by JJJason (October 23, 2006, 7:01AM)

  ...for I am Chirevas, King of the Weak-Willed Geeks. One of the lines I've been on the fence about since its release is The Batman from Mattel.  I like the show well enough (No, it's NOT Timm's Batman: The Animated Series.  Put... (read on...)

Our First Visit and Already a Breakthrough!

Posted by JJJason (October 9, 2006, 5:09PM)

Hello again everyone and welcome to Tales of a Would've-Been Action Hero by other means.  As you are now aware, the AFI Columns section is no more.  It has evolved into a set of those latest existence-justifying, Do It Or You Don't Count hu... (read on...)