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Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows January 9, 2016

Posted by General Zod in Books, Family, Heroes.
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amazing-spider-man-renew-your-vowsFace Front, True Believers!

I just finished reading the Trade Paperback release of “Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows”.  It has been a very long time since I’ve had a TPB hold my attention so much that I read it cover-to-cover in one sitting.  I enjoyed this story in such a deeply personal way that upon finishing it, I was inspired to sit down and type out this post in hopes that it may inspire others to read it as well.

Please, read on!  And fear not, for there are no significant spoilers to this TPB contained within this post.  I’m not going to talk about the story, but only briefly touch upon the family dynamic.

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Zod’s Top 10 Doctor Who Companions January 25, 2011

Posted by General Zod in Heroes, Sci-Fi, Television, Top Lists.
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I’ve been waxing nostalgic over Doctor Who lately… mostly by reading various articles off of Wikipedia.  Yesterday, I was discussing the show briefly with a work colleague who asked…

Which of the Doctor Who companions do you like the best?

Well… this grand question was demanding to be answered!  So I put together a Top 10 list of my personal favorites.  Please, read on…

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Alton Brown and his Meatloaf January 19, 2010

Posted by General Zod in Food, Heroes, Television.
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alton_brown Alton Brown (aka A.B.) is best known for his humorous food science TV program, Good Eats on the Food Network.  (There is no doubt in my mind that it is simply the best damn cooking show in television history!)  He is also known as the main commentator on Iron Chef America.

On an individual note, I salute Alton as one of my personal heroes.  You might ask… “Why?”  Well, let me tell you that the answer is the same as the question.  I shall explain.

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William Shatner December 7, 2009

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james_kirk A couple of weeks ago, I had started a tradition where I would speak about the heroes in my life… the people who taught me things and made a significant impact on who I am today.  So it’s time to talk about another such hero…

Obviously, my introduction to William Shatner occurred on Star Trek.  Like many others my age, I first discovered the show in syndication and thrilled to Kirk, Spock, and the gang as they soared through the galaxy.

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Richard Briers November 16, 2009

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richard_briers From time to time, I like to talk about one of the many individuals I consider to be a personal hero.  When you say the word “hero” it usually brings to mind images of Superman, Captain America, Batman, and Spider-Man.  I will admit that I am a disciple of the Tao of Peter Parker, but that’s not necessarily what I’m referring to.  I’m talking about a person (or group of people) that made an impact in my life.

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