Fiction’s Fearless Females – Ellen Ripley

To help celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8) and Women’s History Month (March), I along with some of WordPress’s best bloggers are teaming up to shine a spotlight on some of our favorite fearless females from movies, comics, television, and beyond.

This weeks offering comes from the awesome Green Onion. His site is chock-full of great reviews on comics, children’s literature, and musings from his “walk of life” (to quote the Dire Straits).

For his entry into “Fiction’s Fearless Females” he chose the ever heroic and tenacious Ellen Ripley from the Alien movie franchise.

It’s a great read, so please head on over to his blog and read his fantastic write-up of one of the world of fiction’s most fearless females, Ellen Ripley.



Best G.I. Joe Figure Accessories 85 -86

In what is quickly becoming a monthly feature , here is the latest episode in the series Best G.I. Joe Figure Accessories. This time I tackle the years 1985 and 1986.

These are very hard for me to make because I honestly want to say ALL G.I. Joe figures had the best gear and weapons…