Tag: collectibles

The heartbreaking happiness of downsizing

I just watched my Alice in Wonderland tea set walk out the door. Er, more accurately, its new owner took it. It’s going to a fantastic home where it will be loved. Let me tell you though, gentle reader, parting with my geeky collectibles is hard. A lot of life change is hitting me at... Read more »

17 Things at Toys R Us Worse than Breaking Bad Action Figures

The violence, sexuality, and general darkness of Sin City affect me WAY more viscerally than anything in Breaking Bad. Marv here comes with a gasoline can! In the movie, he uses this to burn someone's building down, before cutting that person's arms and legs off, and feeding him to his own pet. Wow. WOW. THIS can stay at Toys R Us, but Breaking Bad can't? Do some research before you take action, petition-signers.
AMC’s Breaking Bad is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. So, it’s no surprise that there are Breaking Bad action figures. Adults (geeks in particular) love collectibles that commemorate their favorite works of fiction. The Breaking Bad line of action figures is cool, highly-detailed, and definitely NOT for children. One Walter White/Heisenberg toy... Read more »

This GEEKend: Toys, Comics, Statues, and CAKE

It felt like I was doing a ton of GEEKend posts in May.  Alas!  I was!  This is one of those mystical months with five weekends in it, and thus, three paychecks!!  The extra cash is coming at just the right time.  This weekend’s big events both offer a slew of merch to buy. Whether... Read more »