Tag - military

Win McFarlane’s Military Series 7!

That’s right…we’ve got the entirety of McFarlane Toys‘ Military Series 7 figures: the Army Ranger Arctic Ops figure, the Air Force Halo Jumper figure, the Air Force fighter pilot and the Army Special Forces Night Ops...

Will Eisner on the Care of Your M-16

The title of the comic book is The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance. It’s been posted by Ethan Persoff as part of his Comics With Problems series. What makes this fascinating is not just the fact that a copy of the...

Joan the Maid (1994) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Pascal Bonitzer, Christine Laurent & Jacques Rivette Directed by: Jacques Rivette Starring: Sandrine Bonnaire, André Marcon, Jean-Louis Richard, Marcel Nozonnet, Patrick LeMauff Features: Filmographies for the...

Why Don’t We Have Baby Assault Tanks?

If I only had a dime for every time Siege asks me that. But we just don't have the budget, what with all the costs of ninja upkeep. And then of course, Scott thinks we're talking about assaulting babies and he starts crying.

The Century of Warfare (1994) – DVD...

Film: DVD: Produced by Philip Nugus and Jonathan Martin Narrated by Robert Powell Released by: The History Channel Rating: NR (some warfare footage inappropriate for younger audiences) Region: 1 Anamorphic: N/A; appears in its original 1...

Grizzly Man’s Armor Upsets His...

Troy Hurtubise, the bear-suit guy who has recently gotten back in the news for creating a low-cost suit of Halo-esque armor, is getting all the spotlight. But let’s take a moment to look at one of the people who was running with the...

Chinese Develop “Populous” Weapon

Remember that game Populous, where you, essentially, played God? You could, depending on how much power you derived from the faith of the little people running around the planet you controlled, cause floods, earthquakes, and–most...

Gerry Embleton: An Illustrator With...

Drawn! points us to the website of Gerry Embleton, who appears to be a historical illustrator and whose work seems very familiar to us. He does military illustrations, he does costume sketches–he seems to do a bit of everything, and...

WWII DVD Boxed Sets

This Just In: WWII Movie Sets from Columbia...

Need war movies? Well, Columbia-Tristar is obliging with two boxed sets to catch you up to speed in no time. And considering the price point for each is around $40 for three movies with some bonus bits, it’s not a bad deal. And as you...

Fight Fire With Virtual Fire

Halloween seems like the perfect time to get down to some serious gaming. But there’s gaming seriously and then there’s serious gaming…or something like that. This coming Monday in Washington D.C., the Serious Games Summit...