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This Beatles homage “A Full Day In The Life” by Peter Serafinowicz is a work of genius

This Beatles homage “A Full Day In The Life” by Peter Serafinowicz is a work of genius

I just had to write a blog post about this, because I think it’s so cool. I was listening to Chris Hardwick’s podcast ID10T recently and his guest was Peter Serafinowicz. I tend to only listen to episodes with guests that I’m interested in, but…

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Glowbi-Wan Kenobi – How I made him

Glowbi-Wan Kenobi – How I made him

Yep, I’m sure not too many people were fooled by my tweet this morning. The glow in the dark Obi-Wan Kenobi Force Ghost action figure was not a rare, exclusive Star Wars figure. But it should have been, right? It was just a fun experiment…

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Glasgow had an amazing Buck Rogers themed restaurant in 1982 called the Buck Rogers Burger Station

Glasgow had an amazing Buck Rogers themed restaurant in 1982 called the Buck Rogers Burger Station

Glasgow has had some cool themed bars and restaurants over the years. There was the ‘Muscular Arms’ superhero themed bar, ‘The Trading Post’ Wild West themed restaurant and the very popular Star Wars-themed ‘Jedi Bar’ (before litigation crossed over the pond). But perhaps the most…

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Carded toys from the 80s that I would buy if I won the lottery

Carded toys from the 80s that I would buy if I won the lottery

As mentioned in a previous post, I’m forever daydreaming about what I would splash my cash on if I had a financial windfall. It’s just one of my hobbies I guess, making lists of rare or expensive things I would like to deck out my…

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What retro goodies would I spend a lottery win on

What retro goodies would I spend a lottery win on

I’m the kind of guy who daydreams a lot. I just enjoy daydreaming and thinking ‘what if’ sometimes. Quite often I wonder what I would spend my money on if I had a cash windfall. It’s fun and can be a bit of an escape….

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Old Characters, New Toys

Old Characters, New Toys

What do Han Solo, Batman, Ms. Pac-Man and Jack Torrance from The Shining have in common? That’s right: they were all big in the 80s and are still popular today. But more than that, they’ve all existed in some form or another as toys, and…

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What one Disney ride would you choose as your only form of entertainment?

What one Disney ride would you choose as your only form of entertainment?

This is the second post in my series where I answer some of the Fourth Chair Carryover Questions from the Nerd Lunch Podcast. See my first blog post in this series to read about what exactly that is. This question is from Jay from the…

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My trip to the incredible Arcade Club UK, the biggest retro arcade in Europe

My trip to the incredible Arcade Club UK, the biggest retro arcade in Europe

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Arcade Club, a place I had been wanting to visit for a couple of years. It’s sadly too far away for me to visit regularly, being located up north in Bury, just outside Manchester, but we had a…

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Great retro board games

Great retro board games

Board games seem to be becoming more popular again at the moment, which is great to see. As a parent of young children, and someone who therefore doesn’t get to go out on the town as much as I used to, I’ve found myself playing…

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Top Ten John Williams Scores

Top Ten John Williams Scores

We have come to the end of John Williams week within #Johnuary and it’s time to do the ranking. I can honestly say that this has been the hardest Top Ten that I’ve ever done, and I’ve done a few so far. It’s not just…

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