Old G.I. Joes get reassembled to create action figures for classic Activision titles
What's the best way to celebrate classic games? Well, Chicago artist and writer Dan Polydoris decided to build a collection of action figures based on Activision games for the Atari 2600 . To do so, Polydoris employed parts from his library of old G.I. Joe action figures. The results? Pitfall Harry, Roderick Hero, Frostbite Bailey, Officer Kelly and Short-Order Sam from the titles Pitfall!, H.E ...
The 30th Anniversary Voltron is the Defender Of Childhood Nostalgia
Second only to the Transformers and G.I. Joe as the greatest cartoon/toy lines of the 1980s, Voltron broke new ground in marketing, demanding kids beg for not one but five different toys in order to assemble one giant robot. In hindsight it was pretty sneaky, and now that us children of the 1980s are all grown up, we should know better. But with mountains of disposable income and a nostalgic ...
Kendall and Kylie Jenner Audition for Dance-Filled Safety Video
We're still reeling from the killer safety video Virgin America released just three weeks ago. The dance-filled clip, directed by "G.I. Joe Retaliation" helmer Jon M. Chu, features some crazy, gravity-defying moves and has already racked up more than 6.5 … Continue reading →
G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Large explosions, death-defying aerobatics, flashing gunfire, and buff people talking about stuff in dramatic fashion. G.I. Joe: Retaliation gives audiences exactly what they’re expecting—nothing more, and nothing less—which can be a good thing.
Yo Joe! GeekDad Visits G.I. Joe Con 2009
that I made my way into the 16th Annual G.I. Joe Con in Kansas City. Organizers acknowledged that attendance had seen a favorable bump as interest in Joe surged, thanks to the recent release of the movie, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. And evidence of that ...
G.I. Joe’s secret past
And he was a toy giant, too, nearly a foot tall. From the telltale pink scar on his cheek to the testosterone rush of fierce-faced ad boys shouting ... y actors who might bring to mind the one-dimensional whiteness of his movie past.