So, way, way, WAY back in Episode 8, we here at To-Ag Studios talked Heroes and Villains. Seeing as the Monkeys still had their podcasting training wheels on, we approached two very broad and interesting topics with the reckless abandon of Hulk and Wolverine on a bender. So now, 68 weeks later, we have reconvened our Monkey council in order to once again discuss the hero figure and why we love them. Draw down your cowls, make some therapy appointments, and get your butt out of retirement as were headed for round 2 to discuss Heroes (NOT the show) on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!
This month I turned the big 3-0. To combat my feelings of getting utterly old, I decided to buy myself an early birthday gift. So on New Year’s Eve I finally broke down and bought a shiny new Wii U. Like many people my age, I’ve been a huge fan of Nintendo since my childhood. Jumping on goombas, shooting virtual ducks, and unearthing hidden tunnels with bombs was just part of growing up. While I don’t necessarily play that many video games these days, anytime Nintendo releases something new, I get that excitement that brings me back to sitting on the floor of my grandma’s living room playing my NES for hours on end. Having spent some time with the new console, I wanted to toss out my thoughts on the system and some of its features.
Halloween is just around the corner. This weekend is primed for tons of Halloween parties. So, do you have your costume yet? Well, C-3PO and R2-D2 threw a few last-minute ideas together to inspire you. =) Click through to see all the images larger. Continue reading →