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Britain’s Brutal Beginning

At one point in history, every nation apparently wanted to have origins tied to Troy. I suppose they wanted to have a link to the classics, but for some reason preferred the defeated Trojans to the victorious Greeks. Hey, I … Continue reading

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Strong to the Finish ‘Cause He Eats His Mushrooms

Image Source: Threadless An interesting bit of trivia in the history of video games is that, when developing what would become Donkey Kong, Shigeru Miyamoto originally wanted to make a Popeye game. They couldn’t secure the rights, so instead we … Continue reading

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Weapons-Grade Blutonium

While not every Popeye cartoon uses Bluto, the big bully is an integral part of the series, which usually focuses on the love triangle between the two of them and Olive Oyl. Why they both want her I’m not sure, … Continue reading

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