On October 28th I ventured to the Best Western in North Haven, CT to search for collectibles at the Northeast Toy and Collectibles Show. While I primarily collect Hasbro’s G.I. Joe, I also look for select Transformers, M.A.S.K., and other properties that I had a connection to in my youth. It’s also a good excuse Read MoreNo Comments on G.I. Gary’s Pickups from the Northeast Toy and Collectibles Show
While yours truly enjoys the tabletop gaming scene, my heart has always belonged to video games. I received my original NES for Christmas 1986 and I’m quite certain that my parents couldn’t have imagined how much gaming would become a part of the fabric of who I am. Over the course of the past Read MoreNo Comments on THE PINT INVADES – RETRO WORLD EXPO No Comments on THE PINT INVADES – TERRIFICON 2018!!!
Con’s have certainly grown in the past decade. I remember a time when a “big show” was in a large hotel’s conference room (sometimes they actually rolled the room dividers back and used TWO conference rooms!!!!), and there were maybe a couple hundred sweaty nerds digging through longboxes looking for that one or Read MoreNo Comments on THE PINT INVADES – CONNECTICON / CT F.I.G.
Coinciding with the podcast episode ‘It’s Big Enough’, number 53 for those counting, I’m releasing this detailed overview of my trip to the set of the original Starship Enterprise in Ticonderoga, New York. If you just had to know all the minutiae of my day, here it is. Enjoy. Some weeks ago I happened Read MoreNo Comments on Warp Factor Eight, Lieutenant
Our good friends at Connecticut Cult Classics threw a curveball this year, by announcing a July event in between their normal bimonthly scheduled shows in June and August. This in itself is cool enough, getting to spend an extra Saturday night hanging out and watching a fun double feature, but when Larry Dwyer, Emperor Read MoreNo Comments on A Ganache On The Street Report: Don’t Go In The Water
While it’s a basic tenant of the Pint that we deal in everything pop culture, there are areas that we are a bit remiss in. We know we’re a little lax in manga and anime coverage, and we know that we could do more in particular genres or interests that some of the readers or Read MoreNo Comments on Pint O’ Comics Visits Brooklyn and the Five Points Festival 2018
In this edition of “The Pint Invades” we had the pleasure of attending Brass City Comic Con on April 22nd, now on it’s 8th year, it once again took place on the campus of Naugatuck Valley Community Collage, it was a fun little show, with plenty of time to look through the good ol’ Read MoreNo Comments on The Pint Invades Brass City Comic Con 2018
I grew up a gamer, I got my original NES back in 1986 and never looked back. Video games have always been in my life and I love them dearly, but there was a time when the idea of a “Gamer Con” was a pipe dream. Many of the younger readers may not know Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – THE CT GAMER CON WRAP UP
HI EVERYBODY!!!! (You will get that reference in a moment, I promise you) It’s Lou, taking a break from my normally scheduled duties to put together a wrap up of our time at Total Con 32 in Marlborough, Massachusetts (www.totalcon.com). There will be an upcoming Podcast which will feature some great audio from Read MoreNo Comments on THE PINT AT TOTAL CON 32 – WRAP UP