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2/3 a Tower is better than none!

Knock the dust off of your favorite streaming device and check out The Conduit and The Repeater in their “Clark Kent” personas on the Movie Meltdown Podcast! If this isn’t enough, you can always do what I do and listen to TOT Classic right from this very site – and possibly en Español elsewhere, if […]

Having trouble letting go of revising Force Awakens

I ran across this weeks-old article from Cinemanblend, and it got me re-writing the film… again. I quietly yearn for a day when I get over it & just enjoy the movie. Until then: http://www.cinemablend.com/new/C-3PO-Red-Arm-Force-Awakens-Explained-102337.html?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_829106 “Due to the 30 year time jump in The Force Awakens, it makes sense that C-3PO is presumably an outdated […]

Attn: Towerbot! A new career move could be in your future!

The classic (?) series Battlebots is being revived, this time as a reality show!  Just what we needed, a competition show that focuses more on the “personalities” than it does the actual work behind it. Anyhow, I’m eager to find out how many of TB’s weapons are not “regulation.”     Tweet

To All Things, An Ending….

You might have noticed that we here at the Tower have been quiet for the past few weeks. There’s been a lot going on, what with new projects to tend and new humans to take care of, and our energy, sadly, is not a limitless resource. And so, after 195 episodes, one Guinness World Record […]

The Marvel universe will NEVER BE THE SAME because I give up…

Here we go again. More change for the sake of change. I guess we have to talk about something on Wednesdays.   Tweet

The quest for a honest-to-goodness medical tricorder is underway

Just learned about the tricorder “x prize” competition going on. I don’t know what’s weirder: the common use of the term “x prize®” when “contest” works just fine, or the usage of “tricorder” and related Star Trek imagery when one would think the legal team at Paramount would be dumping a bucket of sand all […]

Happy Boxing Day: Unbox this Transformers video clip!

I trust everyone has been making merry this week. As an extra merry treat, Takara/Tomy has shared this stop-motion video highlighting their Masterpiece Transformers line. Transformers – roll out, and a happy new year! Tweet

Podcast addendum: Your childhood is for sale

In the most recent TOT podcast (S05E13), we lament the usage of iconic musicians and actors for commercial gain. Well, Honda has upped the ante, using classic 80’s toys to appeal to Generation X. The He-Man reference I made was just a half-remembered Robot Chicken bit, but Honda is way ahead of me. The commercial […]

I eagerly await The Repeater’s assesment of this turn of events.

The Antares, carrying an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft from Orbital Sciences was to tote some provisions up to the International Space Station, but you get the idea how that’s turned out. I’ll stop paraphrasing. Fortunately, no loss of life. Just a bruised ego. A very, very expensive ego. See the details with video here. Tweet

Halloween = Big-Time Cosplay!

It’s October and Halloween is upon us. The gang at BeatDownBoogie, as always, does not disappoint with their footage from DragonCon 2014. It is harder and harder to name every character I see, especially with all of the variations and mash-ups. Watch for what I can only describe as “Hawaiian Vacation Cobra Commander.” Below are […]