Tokusatsu Gesundheit: I’m Dreaming of a White Ranger

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where even the holidays are morphenomenal! We’re cheating a little and watching Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers Season 3, Episode 16: I’m Dreaming of a White Ranger! Plot Rundown It turns out that the Emperor of Evil, Lord Zedd, isn’t a big fan of the Holiday season. He sends his … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Santa Claus 1959

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where Santa Claus is coming to town! We’re ending our Christmas schlocktravaganza with my personal favorite take on the Father Christmas mythos, 1959’s Santa Claus! What’s The Plot? On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus does battle with the demon Pitch for the goodness of the … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Santa & The Ice Cream Bunny

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where what you flush, I flaunt. Our month long celebration of Christmas continues this week with the 1972 cinematic lump of coal, Santa and the Ice Cream Bunny. What’s The Plot? Santa Claus’ sleigh becomes stuck on a Florida beach somehow and enlists a diverse group of … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Jingle All The Way

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where no one’s childhood is spared – not even mine. As part of our month long Christmas celebration, we’re tackling the 1996 ode to crass commercialism known as Jingle All The Way. What’s The Plot? Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger, who will just be called … [Read more...]

A Christmas Tale; or Santa Claus and Batman Have a Heart-to-Heart Chat in the Batcave

I Will Tell You #100: A Christmas Tale; or Santa Claus and Batman Have a Heart to Heart Chat in the Batcave   "Can I get you anything else, sir?" Despite speaking in a hushed tone, the elder manservant's elegant voice echoed through the dank, cavernous room. He looked across the chamber at the man who … [Read more...]

A Christmas Tale, or Santa Claus and Superman Hang Out and Do Shots at The North Pole

I Will Tell You #90: A Christmas Tale; or, Santa Claus and Superman Hang Out and Do Shots at The North Pole     "Never have I ever . . . eaten 4 billion cookies in one night." The older, heavier man ever so slightly wrinkled his brow upon hearing this sentence, stroking his long white beard … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #68: Merry Pop Culture Christmas!

I WILL TELL YOU #68: Merry Pop Culture Christmas! But first, just a normal but jolly Merry Christmas, one and all! There’s no place I’d rather be! Now, lest you think this is some kind of misguided attempt to relive my childhood and be up and wide awake at 7AM on Christmas morning, I will tell you that, through the … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #66: Thank God It’s Christmas

I WILL TELL YOU #66: Thank God It’s Christmas “My friends, it's been a long hard year. But now it's Christmas. Yes, it's Christmas; thank God it's Christmas!” Lyrics © Queen, 1984 To any kid that grows up in a household that observes it, it goes without saying that the one thing they arguably look forward to more … [Read more...]

Christmas Mystery Boxes Return to Back to the Past!

UPDATE: All CGC books will come with a $15 frame, in the color of your choosing. UPDATE: 10 B2TP T-Shirts have been added to the prize pool. It's everybody's favorite holiday tradition, with over $3,000 in prizes going out, this year... On Wednesday, December 19th, as long as supplies last, pick up a Back to the … [Read more...]

Late Night Thoughts on Christmas Reading

So, Thanksgiving is now in our rearview mirror, and we all know what that means, corporate America is going to start cramming Christmas down our collective throats in an orgy of materialism, decadence and greed.  Surely there is no better way to celebrate (9 months late) the birth of a religious/philosophical … [Read more...]

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