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'My Bunny-Mate' - Illustrated Children's Book: One boy's hilarious health chat with his quirky bunny-mate... but his bunny-mate has other ideas!
'My Bunny-Mate' - Illustrated Children's Book: One boy's hilarious health chat with his quirky bunny-mate... but his bunny-mate has other ideas!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Realilty Vs. Imagination, December 18, 2014
MY BUNNY-MATE is a short children's book about a young boy who receives a bunny as a pet. He has all kinds of strange ideas about rabbits (what they do, what they eat, what they eat, how they poop, and how they sleep) and his bunny has to correct him. The story is cute and educational, illustrating to children the differences in actually owning and taking care of a pet and in owning a stuffed animal. The illustrations are interesting and unique with some very unusual color patterns that I really enjoyed. MY BUNNY-MATE is a short book and is a story that kids will probably enjoy reading and listening to.


SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY (DVD) (WS/16X9/1.78/DD5.1) SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY (DVD) (WS/16X9/1.78/DD
SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY (DVD) (WS/16X9/1.78/DD5.1) SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY (DVD) (WS/16X9/1.78/DD
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1.0 out of 5 stars Not a Scooby-Doo Spoof!!!, December 12, 2014
I picked up SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY at the video store after looking at the cover and reading the synopsis on the back. Based upon that, a potential viewer will think they are renting (or buying) a parody of Scooby-Doo. The cover alone is a very dark and violent spoof of the old Scooby-Doo cartoons. However, don’t be mistaken. Besides the DVD cover and the semi-resemblance physically some of the characters have to the characters in Scooby-Doo, SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY is NOT a spoof, parody, mockery, or even homage to Scooby-Doo. Instead, it just uses that idea to get people to pick up the movie and watch it.

SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY (originally titled SATURDAY MORNING MASSACRE) follows a small group of ghost debunkers as they investigate a supposedly abandoned house known as the Kyser mansion. The mansion has been boarded up for years, but there are all kinds of rumors circulating that the place is haunted. Strange noises have been heard coming from the place and ritualistic signs have been discovered in some of the rooms. Of course, there have also been the reports of missing persons, but no one talks about those.

Nancy (Ashley Spillers) and her gang are hired to debunk the ghost stories and reveal exactly what’s happening. Nancy is supposed to be the “Velma” of the group. There’s the sound man and VW bus driver, Chad (Adam Tate) who is a believer in the supernatural; he’s the “Fred” of this gang. Gwen (Josephine Decker) is Chad’s girlfriend and is the “Daphne” of the group. Then there’s Floyd (Jonny Mars), a gearhead and stoner. He of course is supposed to be the “Shaggy”. Finally, there’s the dog, Hamlet. However, other than a brief physical resemblance or a piece of clothing, there is nothing similar about any of the characters in this movie to the characters in Scooby-Doo.

The dialogue in the film is terrible. The acting is mostly bad. There are elements and scenes that don’t flow and the overall plot makes no sense whatsoever. The relationship between the characters makes no sense much of the time. The lighting is horrendous. Also, there are times that the voices sound like muffled cries of a dying starfish from somewhere at the bottom of the ocean. It’s just all bad, bad, bad, bad, bad.

I have seen a lot of bad movies in my time, but SATURDAY MORNING MYSTERY is the worst movie I’ve seen in the past five years. Do not buy this movie. Do not rent this movie. Do not stream this movie.


Muppets: Green & Red Christmas
Muppets: Green & Red Christmas
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Mixed Bag of Muppet Musical Mayhem, December 6, 2014
I've been a fan of the Muppets since I was a child and I already owned the two previous Muppets' Christmas albums ("A Christmas Together" w. John Denver and "The Muppet Christmas Carol" and both of those are favorites of mine. Therefore, I was excited to purchase and listen to THE MUPPETS A GREEN AND RED CHRISTMAS. As a whole, the album is a mixed bag. For example, it includes both some Christmas classics done in Muppet style as well as some completely new tunes. In addition, some of the songs are completely forgettable while others, such as Miss Piggy's rendition of "Santa Baby", Kermit singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," or the Electric Mayhem Band playing "Run, Run, Rudolph" should be added into the Christmas song rotations of radio stations across the country. Overall, while THE MUPPETS A GREEN AND RED CHRISTMAS isn't the treasure the previous Muppets' Christmas albums have been, it's not all that bad of an album and makes for a fun and enjoyable listening experience.


Abbott and Costello: The Christmas Show
Abbott and Costello: The Christmas Show
DVD ~ Bud Abbott
Price: $5.95
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5.0 out of 5 stars They Don't Make Christmas Shows Like This Anymore, December 6, 2014
Taken from the 1952 episode of "The Colgate Comedy Hour", what distinguishes this version of the ABBOTT AND COSTELLO THE CHRISTMAS SHOW from other releases is that it can now be seen in color. Of course, if you want to see the special as it originally aired, this DVD also includes the option to watch it in black and white. Although the routines were rehearsed, the show was broadcast live so it makes some of the skits even more memorable because anything could have happened. A couple of the skits include one where Lou stuffs a Christmas turkey and another where Bud and Lou deliver Christmas presents to a married couple's home. Guests on the show include Sid Fields, Dorothy Granger, The Nicholas Brothers, Margaret Whiting, the Four Pipers, a dance team, and the acrobatics of Tom and Jerry. The show is interspersed with vintage 1952 commercials which makes the show even that more entertaining.

The bonus features on the DVD are a series of individual Christmas messages from different celebrities promoting the sale of Christmas Seals. I'm not sure if Christmas Seals even exist anymore, but I know what they were because my mother's parents used to have hundreds of them lying around their house. They bought them every year, but were never able to use most of them.

In terms of quality, this isn't the best DVD. However, compared to many other mass produced DVDs of television shows from that era I have seen, it's actually not too bad. In many ways, it's just like watching the show on an old-time tv.

Overall, ABBOTT AND COSTELLO THE CHRISTMAS SHOW is a nice bit of Christmas nostalgia from a time long past. Fans of Abbot and Costello will appreciate it as well as anyone else who enjoys television from the golden era.


Lunch Wore a Speedo: The Nineteenth Sherman's Lagoon Collection
Lunch Wore a Speedo: The Nineteenth Sherman's Lagoon Collection
by Toomey, Jim
Edition: Paperback
Price: $12.33
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5.0 out of 5 stars It's a Nice Mix, December 6, 2014
Sherman and his gang are back again in LUNCH WORE A SPEEDO, the 19th “Sherman’s Lagoon” collection. Some of the storylines featured in this collection include Hawthorne becoming a personal trainer with some very strange results; a visit from the Morgon Salt girl; Sherman winning a tropical plant competition; the appearance of a data-collection robot in the lagoon; Thornton's trip home to get married; and a visit to the Super Bowl. LUNCH WORE A SPEEDO is a decent "Sherman's Lagoon" collection. There are some absurd story lines, but not as many as in some of the other recent collections. The stories tended to stay in the lagoon this time, which was nice. I don't mind some of the bizarre happenings, but in my opinion "Sherman's Lagoon" is best when it stays close to home. LUNCH WORE A SPEEDO is a must have for any "Sherman's Lagoon" fan and a nice collection for anyone who just enjoys reading good comic strips.


Canon MAXIFY MB2320 Wireless All-In-One Color Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax (Airprint and Cloud Compatible)
Canon MAXIFY MB2320 Wireless All-In-One Color Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax (Airprint and Cloud Compatible)
Price: $149.99
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3.0 out of 5 stars Prints Great Documents, But Is Bulky and Has a Few Major Annoyances, December 4, 2014
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Since obtaining the CANON MAXIFY MB2320 ALL-IN-ONE COLOR PRINTER, I have used extensively at home for both personal and business use. The printer works really well on this device. The images are much sharper than the HP printer I had been using before. I also have found that the scanner seems to scan images at a faster rate than my old HP printer. Between the two printer trays, the machine will actually hold a full ream (500 sheet) of paper, so that’s really nice. Finally, I have noticed that the ink in this machine seems to last longer than the ink in my old HP printer. In my old printer, I would get about 100 – 120 sheets of paper printed before having to replace the cartridges. So far, I’ve printed over 150 sheets of paper on this machine and there’s still ink.

With that said, however, there are some disadvantages about using the CANON MAXIFY MB2320 ALL-IN-ONE COLOR PRINTER as a printer. The biggest fault I have with the printer is the size. I originally opted to test and examine this printer because it was advertised as being a home printer that can be used for business functions. That might be the case, but the CANON MAXIFY MB2320 ALL-IN-ONE COLOR PRINTER is about twice the size of my old HP printer. I had to do a little bit of rearranging to fit this printer on the printer stand. I’ve gotten used to it now, but it’s still quite bulky.

In addition, it took me longer to set this printer up with my computer than it did to set up my old HP printer. With my old HP printer, I just stuck a disc in the computer and hooked a USB cord into the back of the desktop hard drive and in about ten minutes everything was ready to go, including wireless printing. It took me over ninety minutes to figure out how to properly set this printer up with my computer due to some issues with the wi-fi and the printer. Granted, I’m not an IT person, but it shouldn’t take a lay person more than 30 minutes to set up a home printer that will be used for business purposes.

Lastly, the printer takes longer to print the first document than should be necessary. When I first got the CANON MAXIFY MB2320 ALL-IN-ONE COLOR PRINTER hooked up, I tried printing a couple of sample documents. I thought something was wrong because it took almost a full minute for the printer to begin printing the first document I sent. It printed the second document more quickly. However, the next day when I used the printer again the same thing happened. This is more of annoyance than anything else, but it is an annoyance that isn’t necessary.

I have not used the fax part of this printer and will not be doing so because I do not need a fax at home.

Overall, the CANON MAXIFY MB2320 ALL-IN-ONE COLOR PRINTER is a decent printer. It’s rather bulky, can be a little difficult to initially set-up, and has some annoying printer delays. However, it holds a lot of paper, prints extremely crisp documents both in black and white and in color, and has a long printer cartridge life. With that said, it’s not a printer needed for just ordinary day-to-day means, but if you print off a lot of documents, it’s worth looking into purchasing.


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Issue #1 -Die-Cut Cover)
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Issue #1 -Die-Cut Cover)
by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Edition: Comic
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4.0 out of 5 stars Your Parents' Sabrina This Is Not, November 27, 2014
Archie Comics recently published a major publishing sensation with AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE. The success of that storyline has now brought about this sequel, THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA. Sabrina the Teenage Witch was a part of the Archieverse, but really wasn't seen in AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #6. Now, Sabrina has her own new horror comic line that reveals Sabrina's terrifying origins.
THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #1 begins with Sabrina's birth and follows key events in her life until she starts high school. Sabrina might be young, but she's also very powerful and no one, not even her aunts or half-brother know of how powerful she truly is.

THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #1 isn't a comic book that fans of the classic Archie stories will enjoy. Instead, it’s a comic book that fans of horror and fans of AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE will like. Personally, I found it an interesting read and will probably read more in the series, but can't deny that I miss the traditional Sabrina.


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1: The Crucible Chapter One: Something Wicked
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1: The Crucible Chapter One: Something Wicked
Price: $3.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Something Wicked This Way Comes, November 27, 2014
Archie Comics recently published a major publishing sensation with AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE. The success of that storyline has now brought about this sequel, THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA. Sabrina the Teenage Witch was a part of the Archieverse, but really wasn't seen in AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE #6. Now, Sabrina has her own new horror comic line that reveals Sabrina's terrifying origins.
THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #1 begins with Sabrina's birth and follows key events in her life until she starts high school. Sabrina might be young, but she's also very powerful and no one, not even her aunts or half-brother know of how powerful she truly is.

THE CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA #1 isn't a comic book that fans of the classic Archie stories will enjoy. Instead, it’s a comic book that fans of horror and fans of AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE will like. Personally, I found it an interesting read and will probably read more in the series, but can't deny that I miss the traditional Sabrina.


Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers (MySeaBuddies) (Volume 1)
Barney and Barry, The Hitchhikers (MySeaBuddies) (Volume 1)
by Sharon Powers
Edition: Paperback
Price: $12.59
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5.0 out of 5 stars Full of Warmth, Heart, and Imagination, November 27, 2014
Although the title of the book is BARNEY AND BARRY, THE HITCHHIKERS, Barney & Barry aren't the main characters in this charming little children's book. The main character is a sea turtle named Fletcher. Ever since he was born Fletcher has been different and that has caused him to become a grumpy, sometimes mean, and sometimes sad sea turtle. However, Fletcher's life begins to turn around when two barnacles (Barney & Barry) attach themselves the Fletcher's shell. He is forced to learn how to live with others and the constant presence of the two barnacle brothers begins to change Fletcher into a better turtle. Fletcher meets a beautiful Dodo named Babs and becomes smitten with her. The old Fletcher would never have believed that someone like Babs would ever have any interest in him, but the new Fletcher sets out to make an impression upon Babs which begins a journey through the sea that changes Fletcher's life forever.

BARNEY AND BARRY, THE HITCHHIKERS is a cute, but not cutesy children's book. It's filled with warmth and imagination. I wasn't sure exactly to expect from the story when I began reading it, but I was pleasantly surprised. The book has an illustration at the beginning of each chapter that help set-up what the chapter will be focusing upon. I enjoyed the story immensely and think it's a book children will really enjoy, too.


Kocaso M7850 M7850Red 7.9-Inch 8 GB Tablet (Red)
Kocaso M7850 M7850Red 7.9-Inch 8 GB Tablet (Red)
Offered by M M Electronics
Price: $79.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Good Tablet + Reasonable Price = Excellent Value, November 27, 2014
In terms of size, the KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET is 8” X 5.3” and is .5"thick. Its size is comparable to that of the iPad-mini. The device weighs 11.2 oz which is about the same weight at an iPad-mini. Kocaso makes several other tablets that are about the same size as an iPad-mini, but they are more deft. The KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET actually is and feels the same as an iPad-mini.

The overall structure and design of the KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET I is streamlined and unified. From the outside, it gives the appearance of being a well-made device. Only time will tell if that is true or not, but so far my experience with the device seems to support that. Also, this is an actual red tablet meaning that the device itself is a bright ruby red in color. That makes it nice for someone who might be looking for something outside the normal black and white options that most tablets are manufactured.

Besides the device itself, the KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET comes with a user manual, a USB cable, earphones, an AC power adapter, a drawstring case, a travel USB cable, a stylus, a screen protector film, a Warranty Card, and a FAQ brochure. In order to use the device, it has to be charged first. You do this by using the AC power adapter. Potential buyers should be aware that you can only charge the device by using the power adapter; you cannot charge it by using the USB cables. Initially it took me about 4 hours to completely charge the device.

The KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET comes equipped with around 10 different apps. In addition there is a sound and video recorder and camera.

Especially considering the size of this little device, the sound is of excellent quality. I was surprised at how well the video looks. For example, on the KOCASO K-MINI, the picture was grainy, but that wasn't the case on the KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET: the picture was quite clear and looked like the video and pictures I am used to taking with my iPhone4.

The device is an Android device and runs on Android JellyBean 4.2.

Overall, I found the KOCASO M7850 RED TABLET tablet to be a reliable mini-tablet. It’s comparable to other tablets on the market its size, but at a much less expensive cost. It would make a good item for someone who wants to purchase a tablet but who doesn't have the money to purchase one that costs the same as a laptop computer.

I was provided a sample of this item from the manufacture in exchange for examination and possible review.


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