Posts by Tom

How to Create the Borderlands Effect for Your Cosplay

The “looter shooter” game Borderlands has extremely unique art style characterized by heavy, hand-drawn black outlines and colorfully shaded textures. […]

Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) is an American college football coach who gets hired to lead the Premier League soccer club AFC Richmond after he wins a championship with the Wichita State Shockers. Despite his unsophisticated demeanor and complete lack of experience with soccer, Coach Ted wins over owner Rebecca Welton and the rest of the team.

Bernie Sanders at the Inauguration Day

Bernie Sanders at the Inauguration

At Joe Biden’s inauguration after defeating Donald Trump in the presidential election, Bernie Sanders, the firebrand from Vermont, was spotted in attendance. What made Bernie stand out was his choice of clothing for the formal occasion. Granted the Burton winter parka and wool mittens made from recycled plastic bottles were both practical for the chilly January weather and on brand for the conscientious politician. But the image of the seated Senator quickly went viral, right on the heels of his “I am once again asking” meme.

Captain B. McCrea from Wall-E

Captain B. McCrea from Wall-E

In Wall-E, Captain B. McCrea (voiced by Jeff Garlin) is the captain and commander of the starliner Axiom. Like the rest of humanity’s survivors on board, he’s become extremely obese and is now confined to a hoverchair, leaving management of his ship to the computer Auto. The captain teams up with Wall-E and Eve to wrest control from the evil Auto, before piloting the ship back to Earth.

Alpha from The Walking Dead

Alpha from The Walking Dead

In The Walking Dead, Alpha (Samantha Morton) is the leader of the Whisperers and the mother of Lydia. She’s known to be highly intelligent, cunning, and ruthless, taking sadistic pleasure in slaughtering anyone who challenges her authority. Her real name and past unknown, Alpha has completely shed her identity from before the outbreak, embracing herself just as a survivor of the post-apocalypse.

Beat from Jet Set Radio

Beat from Jet Set Radio

Beat (ビート, Biito) is the game’s mascot and the main playable character in the Sega series Jet Set Radio. He’s a teenager who, together with his gang GG, enjoys skating around Tokyo, marking his territory with graffiti, and causing mischief that sets off the police captain and SWAT team.

Ring Fit Trainee from Ring Fit Adventure

Ring Fit Trainee

Ring Fit Trainee is the main character in Ring Fit Adventure, a young woman with workout clothes and orange hair that resembles a flame. Along with Ring, a fiery golden ring, the trainer is on a mission to take down Dragaux. Ring Fit Trainee is the Nintendo Switch’s spiritual successor to Wii Fit Trainer, who also whips gamers into shape. Ring Fit Trainee cameos as an unlockable spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Costumes on Clearance

Costumes on Clearance: A Look at Leftover Costumes from Halloween 2020

It’s early November, Halloween has come and gone. This is the time costume shops start figuring out what to do […]

Goldilocks from Purple Mattress

Goldilocks from Purple Mattress

In the Purple Mattress commercials, Goldilocks (Mallory Everton) is a bed expert who mischievously uses raw eggs to test the quality of mattresses. A hard mattress will crack the eggs, a soft mattress will also crack the eggs, but a mattress that’s just right will cradle the eggs, even with 1,000 pounds of weights on top of them.

Monster Force Zero

Interview with the Cast and Crew of Monster Force Zero

Today we welcome some very special guests: the cast and crew of Monster Force Zero. MF0 is new indie movie […]