Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday Foto Roundup - October 21

Last Friday's epic comic haul.

This is me about to start hour 1 of my 24 hour video game marathon for Children's Miracle Network last Saturday.
You can't see it but I am sitting in a TaunTaun sleeping bag.


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Last Week in Comics: October 12

Alpha Flight #5
Buying next month? Definitely.

Legion of Monsters #1
Buying next month? Very similar to Frankenstein as it's a team of monsters fighting monsters. I definitely liked it though. Not sure how long I will keep both titles on my list.

John Carter: A Princess of Mars #1
Buying next month? No.

Frankenstein: Agent of SHADE #2
Buying next month? Yes, though as I said about Legion of Monsters, we'll see if I end up keeping both titles around. Which monster team will prevail??

Action Comics #2
Buying next month? YES YES YES. I am so into this series already!

Batwoman #1
Buying next month? Yes!

Dark Horse
Abe Sapien: Devil Does Not Jest #1
Buying next month? HELL YES. I am so excited about this title. Hellboy has long been my favourite superhero comic/movie series and Abe is my favourite character. This was an awesome first issue and I cannot wait for next month.

COMIC OF THE WEEK(s): Abe Sapien: Devil Does Not Jest
BOTTOM OF THE PACK: John Carter: A Princess of Mars

Monday, October 17, 2011

Putting the video in video games.

This past Saturday I took part once again in EXTRA LIFE.
Never heard of Extra Life before? Here's a handy video!

When playing video games for 24 hours straight, watching instead of skipping the opening cut scenes when I changed games gave my wrists and fingers a welcome mini break. It also gave my eyeballs something awesome to look at.

These are my top 3 favourite cut scenes I watched this weekend.

3. Left 4 Dead (xbox 360) - I remember the first time I started up this game back in 2008, seeing this video and thinking "HOLY CRAP what have I gotten myself into?!". I've never looked back since.

2. Marvel vs Capcom 3 (ps3) - I picked this game up on major sale when my Blockbuster was closing up. I had planned on waiting for Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 but I just couldn't pass up the $35 previously viewed price plus 25% off on top. I unwrapped it on Saturday for the marathon and my friends and I loved the opening. I sort of wish the whole game was this animation style.

1. DC Universe Online (ps3) - HOLY SMOKES. This game took 4-5 hours to install and I know why. The opening cinematic BLEW MY MIND. The animation was absolutely incredible (don't even think about viewing the video below unless it's full screen and HD) and really set the tone. THIS is how DC should be making their movies!!!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Friday Foto Roundup - October 14

I noticed my niece crawling strangely and when I picked her up I saw she got her FOOT stuck out the middle of her sleeper. TOO FUNNY

This pumpkin pie was MASSIVE. Compare it to the DINNER PLATES beside it.

Relaxing Thanksgiving breakfast view.

Gorgeous colours on the drive back home.

After a weekend of turkey and the rest, actual Thanksgiving day dinner was a sushi feast!

Pumpkin scones are SO GOOD.

Got my script for the Christmas show where I'll be playing a Lady in Waiting for the Evil Queen. Excited to get started!

Thursday, October 13, 2011


It's Thursday.
I have a haul to share.
Therefore it's tHAULsday.

It's no secret that I LOVE LUSH COSMETICS. It's also no secret that I LOVE HALLOWEEN AND CHRISTMAS. So when the Lush holiday products come out my credit card begins to silently weep. October 5th was the Lush Chat Party, where they launched the holiday items and a few limited edition items as well. Below you can see my glorious haul that arrived in the mail yesterday.

MAJESTIC! For those interested, I'll list below what all the items are. Click the photo to go to its purchase page.

Chat Party Limited Editions

Humango Bath Bomb

B Never Too Busy to be Beautiful Shower Gel

Magic Bath Bomb (x2)

Halloween Items

Jacko Bath Bomb

Cobweb Bath Bomb

Christmas Items

Bûche de Noël Cleanser

The Jilted Elf Shower Jelly

Magic Wand Reusable Bubble Bar

Bling Crosby Bubble Bar

Golden Wonder Bath Bomb

Abombinaball Bath Bomb

Rocketeer Bath Bomb

Three Gold Rings Bubble Bar

Cinders Bath Bomb

So White Bath Bomb (x2)

Free Samples

Banana Moon Soap

Aromarant Deodorant

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Last Week in Comics: October 5


Captain America #1 (purchased digitally from Marvel iPhone app)
Buying next month? It was good enough for me to probably be getting the next issue.


Action Comics #1 (purchased digitally from DC iPhone app)
Buying next month? Yeah! This was a great read. I'm glad I tried this one this week.

Animal Man #2 (purchased digitally from DC iPhone app)
Buying next month? Definitely. I am totally hooked now.

Swamp Thing #2 (purchased digitally from DC iPhone app)
Buying next month? Yep. Still super creepy and interesting.


Doctor Who #9
Buying next month? I started a couple weeks ago but I'm still working my way through this one. It's feeling like a chore. It'd have to pull something major in the remaining pages to make me interested enough to pick up the next issue.

COMIC OF THE WEEK: Action Comics

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Weekend Wishlist: Thank You Kindly

It's officially the beginning of the holiday season for us up here in Canada. The first of the many family get-togethers and parties to come in the next few months. It's Thanksgiving weekend!

Letterpress Thank You Cards