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[5 Feb 2015 | One Comment | ]
G.I. Joe’s U.S.S. Flagg: The Greatest Toy of All Time!

In 1985, Hasbro fulfilled the dreams of millions of young boys by producing the largest playset in toy history: The U.S.S. Flagg, the (no pun intended) flagship of the G.I. Joe toy line. Thirty years later, it stands as one of the most iconic toys of all time, particularly for kids who grew up in the 1980s. For many, it is the Holy Grail of collectibles to this day.

Now, if you weren’t a ten year old boy in 1985 who was obsessed with “A Real American Hero”, you might not …

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[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The 2015 Royal Rumble Review

I’m pretty sure not everyone who reads this site is a fan of professional wrestling. Hell, I’ve barely even touched upon the subject over the last decade and a half, but I’ve been a fan of it all my life. And when I say that, I say it as someone who more often detests the product than enjoys it, but can’t ever fully wean myself off of it. I’ve done that as much as I ever have at this point, eschewing all other organizations other than the WWE, and even …

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[22 Jan 2015 | One Comment | ]
Small Wonder: A Child Unlike Other Girls!

It was a lazy Sunday, and I was glancing at the channel listings. And as is often the case, I was treated to the usual – lots of terrible reality stuff, a thousand sports shows, and movies that I enjoy but seem to air all the damned time. I mean, I love Die Hard as much as anybody, but I’m not sure that it needs to be always airing on some channel on my cable listings at some point every weekend. On that note, I’ve never seen White Chicks, and …

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[18 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
A Visit to BrickFair!

For those of you who know me personally, this is no real revelation. But for many of you reading this site, you may be surprised to know that I’m an AFOL: An Adult Fan of Lego. I confessed my lifelong love affair with plastic bricks a while back on Needless Things, but this may be the first time I’ve ever discussed it here on this site.

As a certified AFOL, I do a lot of things to feed my hobby. I have a LEGO room in my house, after all. I’m …

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[29 Oct 2010 | 4 Comments | ]
The Top Ten Worst “Sexy” Halloween Costume Variants

s it’s almost Halloween, I’m sure you’re planning on getting dressed up in your favorite costume and hitting some festivities this weekend. If so, you’re probably anticipating the ever-poular trend of young ladies using the holiday as an excuse to bare as much flesh as possible…

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[2 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Top 10 Biggest Disco Cash-ins by Rock Musicians

If you’re not aware of it, by 1979, there was so much disco on pop radio that you could probably count the number of non-disco songs on one hand that hit the number one spot. And during those formative years for the disco genre, many established musicians decided to cash in with disco tunes of their own…

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[27 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
The Best and Worst Celebrity Guests in WrestleMania History

Celebrities have been a tradition for a quarter of a century at WrestleMania. Sometimes the results of the celebrity appearance turn out a little better than others. Here’s a list of the best and worst WrestleMania celebrities…

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[26 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]
Dork Droppings Podcast Special Edition!

It’s a special ALL-WRESTLEMANIA edition of the Dork Droppings Podcast! Gnoll and The Phantom Troublemaker run their mouths on the world of fake sports, touching on the following:

A recap of this past week’s Monday Night Raw.
A rundown of this weekend’s WrestleMania.
Predictions, praise, and gripes.
An exciting visit from a special guest!
Easter Egg outtakes!

Plus, we bring back the Haiku Corner, present a tribute to our favorite dead head-butting schizophrenic performance artist, and bring back the 90 second nutshell! It’s 82 minutes of aural ecstasy!
Music Credits: “Ochre Haze” performed by Cinetrope, …

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[22 Mar 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Everything I Need to Know in Life I Learned from Professional Wrestling

In order to prepare for WrestleMania 26, We’ll be doing some stuff this week that relates to that guiltiest of pleasures: the “sport” of professional wrestling. And while I’ve made some vague attempts to justify my being a fan of this art form for a quarter century now, I thought that it might help my cause if I demonstrated some of the actual bits of knowledge I managed to obtain as a wrestling fan…

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[15 Mar 2010 | One Comment | ]
For the Retarded Podcast, Episode VIII

The Dork Droppings is back after a few weeks worth of hiatus. Gnoll and TB are back to discuss a wide variety of topics. Among the things we speak on:

Family Guy, Sarah Palin, & the Retarded.
Miley Cyrus’s little sister’s lingerie line.
Toddlers & Tiaras, the worst phenomenon in entertainment history.
Zombie Strippers.
Zombie Retards.
Zombie Cyborgs.
Nazis on the Moon.
Fantasy Entertainment.
Easter Egg outtakes!

Plus, we bring back the Haiku Corner, and a bit of monkey news! It’s 42 minutes of aural ecstasy!
Music Credits: “Ochre Haze” and “Malicious” performed by Cinetrope, from the album “This Strange …