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Knuckleball! – A Documentary Film Review

As someone who’s seen a lot of Tim Wakefield over the years as a Boston Red Sox fan, it’s probably not a surprise that I was extremely excited to find a 2012 sports documentary called “Knuckleball!” on Netflix. I’d vaguely…

Is Lickilicky a Good Pokemon?

Long ago, Lickitung was one of the first 150 Pokemon. Its main appeal was the fact it was a relatively rare Pokemon to get. In Red and Blue, you had to trade a Slowbro to somebody at the Route 18…

Benny Agbayani – Red Sox Player Profile

“When you come up, you want to make a pretty good impact. Some days, you’re going to have down days. Some days, you’re going to have up days. But you just want to keep that evenness and just go out…

How Good is Void Winnower in Magic the Gathering?

Void Winnower from Magic the Gathering’s Battle for Zendikar set is quite an odd Eldrazi. All “can’t even” and other “odd” jokes aside, the mythic rare Winnower is pretty unique in its abilities. Nine mana for an 11/9 body is…

How the Progression Series Changed YuGiOh Forever

When Alex Cimo created the YuGiOh Progression Series with his co-host Gage, he couldn’t know how it would change the trading card game he so loves. Cimoooooooo (yes, with eight O’s) has been a YouTube content creator for YuGiOh since…

What NBA Basketball Cards Sold This Week (May 19-26)

Each week, I’m looking at the top selling items on eBay in various categories. This week I’ve already looked at Pokemon cards that sold from May 19th to the 26th. But, due to the domination of two NBA teams in…

What Pokemon Cards Sold This Week (May 19-26)

Each week, I’ll be taking a look at the top selling items on eBay in various categories. This week we’re looking at Pokemon cards that sold from May 19th to the 26th. The top selling items in quantity were sealed…

Baseball Cards Worth Money: 1990 Leaf Frank Thomas Rookie Card

Being a popular Baseball Hall of Fame player, Frank Thomas rookie cards have become quite popular. There’s the 1990 Topps Frank Thomas No Name error baseball card that’s been known to sell for quite a bit. But the Topps #1…

What Baseball Cards Sold on eBay This Week – May 12-19

Every week, I’ll be taking a look at the top selling items on eBay in various categories. This week we’re looking at baseball cards that sold from May 12 to the 19th. The top selling items in quantity were 2024…

Teen Titans (2003-2008) Cartoon Series Review

In the pantheon of animated superhero lore, the early 2000s graced us with a gem known as ‘Teen Titans’. From 2003 to 2008, this colorful ensemble of adolescent crusaders flitted across our screens, deftly blending the angst of teenage existence…