Nostalgia Bias

Nostalgia Bias

How often to we read the phrase "... was better when I was a kid", or "... was the best time to grow up", or something to that effect? I call this Nostalgia Bias. For some reason the ages between six and nine are a time that many of us latch onto. Whether it is [...]

Trying to find that Zero Point

Trying to find that Zero Point

After a week of prep and pre-sales, separating myself from nostalgia fueled emotional ties to old toys, our two day moving sale was a HUGE success. I can't remember being this exhausted after my first week of basic training, granted I am thirty years older now. I have named this feeling "Yard Sale Hangover". Just [...]

Some Days…

Some Days…

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First Time for Everything or Five Things at the Very Least

First Time for Everything or Five Things at the Very Least

Being unemployed on lockdown during this pandemic, like many of you, has afforded me with more time to fill. As you can tell, my blog has been much more active along with my social media accounts until last week. Along with other things that I want to do but somehow and not finding the time [...]

The New Guard: Breaking with the Status Quo

The New Guard: Breaking with the Status Quo

In my history of collecting comics, I have been basically a two company man. DC and Marvel. Those two companies really held the stable of characters that I have been emotionally invested in since I can remember. As I grew, my comic tastes really didn't, until Mirage came about and introduced the Turtles to us [...]