Category Archives: DVDs

DVD sets I’ve bought.

No more Simpsons on DVD

It’s a real pisser with my relatively recent acquisition of season 17. Contrary to the stories about declining DVD sales, I think The Simpsons were consistent sellers but Fox may have poisoned the well through the syndicating and marathons on FX. News … Continue reading

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Happy Batman Day!

DC Comics has deemed today to be the official Batman Day despite his first appearance in Detective Comics #27 having its anniversary several months earlier. I finally realized they probably chose later so it would coincide with the overhyped, over-attended San Diego convention. … Continue reading

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Adios Blockbuster, a bittersweet farewell to the Eighties

The Inadequate and Underwhelming digital, Internet 2.0 era claimed another victim (officially) today. Not to wallow in schadenfreude but it couldn’t have happened to a more deserving company. I only wish they were still an albatross around Viacom’s neck, take … Continue reading

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Early birthday present

My friend Mark gave me the coolest DVD I have ever received in years because it finally exists in legitimate form…Urgh! A Music War. Don’t let the goofy title fool you.  This concert film is an amazing time capsule containing … Continue reading

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The Simpsons 12th Season DVD

My last review was almost a year ago but at least the set came out sooner (10 months between 11 and 12). It just took me a while to watch the entire season twice because I always go through it … Continue reading

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Futurama closes out with two more…for now.

   As expected I bought the DVDs of these latest “episodes” the day they were released, I just procrastinated too long on Bender’s Game and put it aside until Into the Wild Green Yonder appeared at the end of February. … Continue reading

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Rio on Classic Albums

Back when we had Dish TV with VH-1 Classic, I got hooked on Classic Albums because I’m a sucker to hear the story behind the creation of certain landmark albums. Even if I didn’t like the artists, the program still left … Continue reading

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The Simpsons 11th Season DVD

Has it been 14 months since the last DVD set for the Simpsons? According to my site and calendars, yes. I guess the recent WGA strike also covered commentaries (unless a union member can clarify). It was a rough Summer … Continue reading

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Three Animated Shows not for Children

I haven’t posted a DVD review-story-recommendation since July due to inertia (*cough!* laziness), other stories were more pressing as they were more timely in nature and probably a touch of my ongoing anxiety (which subsided a few notches with the … Continue reading

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The Beast with a Billion Backs keeps Futurama‘s streak going

It’s only a coincidence that I posted my two cents about the latest Futurama DVD on David X Cohen’s birthday. Huh? David is the original show’s co-creator (he developed enough of it to share this credit with Groening in my … Continue reading

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