Find your flow with the iconic Hokusai: The Great Wave re-imagined as LEGO Art

By Staff Reports Easily one of the most recognizable and influential Japanese artworks of all time continues to make creative waves around the world: Hokusai – The Great Wave. The LEGO Group is paying tribute to this global masterpiece and its almost two-century long history by re-imagining the iconic masterpiece in LEGO Art form, giving lovers of art and Japanese […]

Advance Review: Hunt. Kill. Repeat #1 

By Nolan P. Smith Editor  I have slowed down on my comic book reviews as I have dived deeper into the action figure world, but when you have a revenge tale starring the family tree of the Greek pantheon, you get me back in. Get ready for mythological mayhem with Hunt.Kill.Repeat #1, coming soon from Mad Cave Studios.  From Mark […]

New Trailer For ‘Encanto At The Hollywood Bowl,’ Streaming Dec. 28 On Disney+

By Staff Reports Disney+ revealed the trailer and key art for “Encanto at the Hollywood Bowl,” a magical live-to-film concert experience with a special introduction by Lin-Manuel Miranda. New photos featuring the cast of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning “Encanto” are now available. From Disney Branded Television and produced by Fulwell 73 Productions (“Among the Stars,” Emmy Award®-winning “Adele: […]

Graceland To Unveil New Exhibition About The Making of Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS Film

By Staff Reports Graceland will unveil a new exhibition titled “The Making of ELVIS” to celebrate the movie’s worldwide success. It will be unveiled on Elvis’ birthday, January 8th, 2023, at Elvis Presley’s Memphis and remain in place until September 4th. The exhibition, done in partnership with Warner Bros., National Film and Sound Archives of Australia, and Baz Luhrmann, will […]

Ring in 2023 in the Virtual World of Times Square

By Staff Reports The New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Celebration at One Times Square is returning to the metaverse with two immersive, virtual experiences: Virtual New Year’s Eve (VNYE) and MetaFest 2023. “Virtual experiences like VNYE and MetaFest add a new, immersive dimension to the iconic celebration that is New Year’s Eve in Times Square and is a glimpse of […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Rose Parade Participation, The 2023 Donate Life Rose Parade® Float, Lifting Each Other Up Will Honor 59 Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors and Recipients

By Staff Reports The Donate Life community is celebrating 20 years of participation in the traditional Rose Parade in Pasadena. The 2023 Donate Life Rose Parade® float, “Lifting Each Other Up,” will feature 59 honorees representing 24 states in the United States. With ages ranging from 17 to 78 years old for riders and walkers, and from 3 1/2 months […]

Loungefly Announces New Collection Inspired by The Jetsons

By Staff Reports Meet the Jetsons! Loungefly has launched their collection based on the classic cartoon, The Jetsons! Loungefly Warner Brothers The Jetsons Spaceship Mini Backpack (MSRP: $75): Clear the “spaceway” traffic! Our Loungefly Warner Bros. The Jetsons Spaceship Mini Backpack is taking off. Blast through your morning commute with George, Jane, Judy, Elroy, and Astro. They’re all nestled inside the […]

Funko Announces Looney Tunes x Scooby Doo Mash-Up Collectibles

By Staff Reports Celebrating Warner Brothers’ 100th anniversary, Funko has announced a new mash-up series that features iconic Looney Tunes characters like Daffy Duck, Taz, and Lola Bunny dressed as Scooby-Doo’s Mystery, Inc. POP Animation: Bugs as Fred What’s up gang? Or… hey, Doc? Get ready to meddle with supernatural villains and search for clues with Pop! Bugs Bunny™ as […]

Amazon Games and Crystal Dynamics Strike Deal to Develop and Publish Next Major Entry in Iconic Tomb Raider Series

By Staff Reports Amazon Games and Crystal Dynamics announced they have reached an agreement under which Crystal Dynamics will develop a new multiplatform Tomb Raider title, with Amazon Games providing full support and publishing the game globally. The as-yet-untitled new Tomb Raider game is a single-player, narrative-driven adventure that continues Lara Croft’s story in the Tomb Raider series. It includes […]

Action Figure Review: Action Force Duster

By Jason T. SmithCreative Editor Not too long ago, I had the chance to review the awesome Action Force Sgt. Slaughter figure from Valaverse, and it did not disappoint. Now I’m back checking out another great figure from their Action Force line, one of their original characters, Duster. Duster, aka Timothy F. Kennedy, is a special forces weapons sergeant loaded […]

Pastrami Nation Tech Off -The Battle of A.I. Art

Welcome to a Pastrami Nation Special- this is our first Tech Off as we dive into the growing battle of A.I. art. Join Pastrami Nation Editor Nolan Smith with artist/art teacher Christian Nacorda and Engineer John O’ Connor as well begin the conversation on the controversial A.I. Art! On Soundcloud, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Audible, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and more!

Nacelle Company’s Robo Force Figures are finally here!

By Nolan P. Smith Editor The Nacelle Company, known for their amazing docu-series-The Toys That Made Us and more, has expanded into the action figure market with the much anticipated Robo Force line! Well, the time has come and Robo Force has finally arrived to Nacelle Company headquarters! Those that pre-ordered on should be receiving them shortly! It’s not too late to order, […]

Valaverse Action Force Launches Special Deployment Series and More- Available Now!

By Staff Reports Valaverse launched a slew of new items today, just in time for the holidays! The new holiday items, Special Deployment Series, Infantry Commando and more are up now at! Holiday Series Valaverse launched FIVE new Holiday items, all are online now! Special Deployment & Series 2 Re-stock In addition to the new Holiday items, they also […]

Museum of Science, Boston Enters the Metaverse With New Roblox Experience “Mission: Mars”

By Staff Reports The Museum of Science, Boston is making its first move into the world of immersive online education with its launch of “Mission: Mars,” an educational experience on Roblox, a global platform connecting millions of people through immersive 3D experiences. Developed in partnership with Filament Games, “Mission: Mars” challenges participants to engage in the Engineering Design Process, developing […]

Amazon Games and Bandai Namco Online Bring Blue Protocol to the West in 2023

By Staff Reports Amazon Games and Bandai Namco Online Inc. today announced they are bringing Blue Protocol, a multiplayer online action role-playing game featuring beautiful, anime-inspired art, to North America, Europe, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Blue Protocol will be free-to-play, and will launch for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 in the second half of 2023, with […]

Crash Bandicoot Returns in All-new Team Based, Four vs. Four, Competitive Showdown, Crash Team Rumble

By Staff Reports Get ready to team up and throw down, because Crash and his friends (and foes) are back, and this time there will be some unexpected, fur-ocious competition! In development by the talented team at Toys for Bob who brought fans the acclaimed Crash Bandicoot™ 4: It’s About Time™, Crash Team Rumble™is an all-new 4v4, team-based online multiplayer […]


By Staff Reports This holiday season, Pop-Tarts is celebrating the wild world of homeowning with a crazy good idea – build your Frosted Gingerbread Pop-Tarts dream house for a chance to win money you can use toward your real dream house. The brand is putting a new twist on the classic gingerbread house-making tradition with this gift of an offering. […]

Movie Review: A Christmas Story Christmas

By Nolan P SmithEditor I am not afraid to admit it: I was never the biggest fan of the original “A Christmas Story” film. Maybe it’s because it was rerun all December long during my childhood years. Or perhaps it’s because of the somewhat unlikable characters- it was hard to connect with any, to be honest. But when I would […]

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny Trailer Embarks Online

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny sets sail for adventure in 2023. Harrison Ford returns as the legendary hero archaeologist in the highly anticipated fifth installment of the iconic “Indiana Jones” franchise, which is directed by James Mangold (“Ford v Ferrari,” “Logan”). Starring along with Ford are Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”), Antonio Banderas (“Pain and […]

Illumination and Nintendo Announce Second Trailer and the Japanese voice cast for The Super Mario Bros. Movie

By Staff Reports Illumination (HQ: Santa Monica, CA, USA; Founder and CEO: Chris Meledandri) and Nintendo Co., Ltd. (HQ: Kyoto, Minami-ku, Japan; Representative Director and President: Shuntaro Furukawa, “Nintendo” hereafter) today announced the second trailer for The Super Mario Bros. Movie, the new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. during the Nintendo Direct which was streamed […]

Let’s Kickstart This! FIST Action Figures

By Nolan P. Smith Editor The crowdfunding world is always helping bring new action figure lines to life, and today we check out one that needs to become a reality: FIST! Taking inspiration from the best of science fiction and fantasy. Doman Art Collectibles in alliance with IP Imaginarte (Toy Factory) bring to you a refreshing new line of action figures. FIST action […]