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About canonball

Canonball enjoys haunted houses, drinking fake egg nog, checking books out from the library and not reading them, and taking part in various types of online nerdery, like contributing to The Fwoosh and The Short Box.

The Wibbly Wobbly Doctor

Doctor Who certainly has come a long way. The original TV show, which aired on PBS when I was a kid, was required viewing when I was home sick from school. I had no idea what was going on in … Continue reading

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Rendered in Plastic

Well holy crap. I haven’t had much time to spend with the ol’ blog here because I got married recently and all the preparations leading up to the wedding seemed to occupy nearly 100% of my free time. When I … Continue reading

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To Japan, a “Blesser”

This is the kind of thing I wish we’d see more of. Shortly after the tsunami hit Japan, Fansproject managed to raise over $10,000 in donations to the Red Cross in the course of a single weekend. Well, to be … Continue reading

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Canongirl Tells it Like it Is!

In less than two months I’m getting married. My bride-to-be, Canongirl (as she is known on The Fwoosh), and I have been together for over five years and she has been a hugely important part of this little hobby of … Continue reading

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Reveal the Shield Windcharger

My guest review of The Transformers Reveal the Shield Windcharger is up on Actionfigurepics.com! Check it out!

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Beast Wars – A Reckoning!

I will humbly admit I was wrong. For years I had dismissed “Beast Wars” as the province of fans too young or too misguided to know what the Transformers franchise was really all about. I had never seen a single … Continue reading

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Iron Man Legends Titanium Man

My review of the Iron Man Legends Titanium Man can be found over on ActionFigurePics.com!

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Emerald City Comicon

My write-up of Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon can be seen over at theshortbox.com!

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It’s Been 25 Years Since Orson Welles Tried to Eat Cyberton.

This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the original “Transformers” movie, which is so hard for me to believe because I still vividly remember my dad taking Mauricio and I to see it at a Sunday matinee in my old … Continue reading

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Retro Star Wars > Prequel Damage

I’m just a man. My resolve is only so strong. I swore off Star Wars a couple years ago. The toys, that is, but I haven’t seen any of the movies in years either, but that’s just a coincidence. Or … Continue reading

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