Unboxing Mars Attacks Uprising

I backed the Mars Attacks Uprising kickstarter by SideKick Lab. I also picked up the exclusive Garbage Pail Kids add-on pack. The campaign is done, but there are a limited number of packs available here. Check out this video for the full unboxing. And if you want, here are the vintage articles looking at the Hot Toys Martian Ambassador and Soldier

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Time Travelers Poker Game

During quarantine, I’ve filled my time by giving myself complex photo assignments. I thrive on having a project that I can’t solve immediately. I need to work out composition, sourcing props, figuring out lighting, taking the photo and finalizing it for its final form. My latest photo composition asks what if pop culture’s time travelers that visited the old west all played poker together? I wanted an image that was pleasing enough to warrant looking at it for awhile, but if you dig a little, you’ll find props from all three shows. I’ve put together props from Back to the Future III, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, and the Season 5 cliff hanger of Star Trek the Next Generation (when Data’s head blows off and he ends up in 1880s San Francisco) all into one big poker game. Read on!
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Civil War Poker Game

Attempt 3 - Candle light
Of all the historical time periods, I’ve always been the most fascinated with the American Civil War. I grew up close enough to Antietam and Gettysburg National Parks that my family visited often, and I felt the most connected to that moment in history because of those family trips. I recently rekindled my obsession with Civil War paraphernalia and decided to use this extended time at home to challenge myself to making an accurate studio photo suitable for framing and hanging in your game room. Read on for the research I did and the lighting process to get the perfect shot. …continue reading Civil War Poker Game

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Podcast: Garbage Pail Kids part 1

In the first installment of our Garbage Pail Kids podcast, we look at the 2016 series American as Apple Pie In Your Face and the Funko GPK Vinyls. Stay tuned for the Part 2 where we look at our favorites from previous series and some other collectibles.

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