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Cowabunga Corner #30

 

In this episode I’m talking with Michael McConnohie, the voice of Tatsu from TMNT 1 & 2.

In 2008 I went to a convention in Ohio called “A&G Ohio” This convention had Michael McConnohie as a guest. Michael put on a handful of panels and did autographs. Even though this was before Cowabunga Corner was started, I was able to sit down with Michael for an interview Sunday of the convention.

Review Corner: "Black Swan"

Black Swan is a film about a dancer, Nina, who wants to be perfect and pushes herself so hard that it drives her crazy. Those around her do not realize how crazy she is becoming as she is placed as the lead in Swan Lake. Her teacher is having her do both the white and black swan, though she’s great as the white swan she’s needs to learn how to be bad and show it for the black swan. The more work she does to perform the black swan, the closer she becomes to insanity.

Cowabunga Corner #29

 

In the 3rd episode of Cowabunga Corner Season 2, I talk about the first five episodes of the original cartoon series. Just a light over view of those episodes. A great beginning for the series!

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Editor: Phoenix

Review: "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader"

Chronicles of Narnia: “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” is a lot like the first two movies. So, if you enjoyed the other two movies you will more than likely enjoy this movie. The effects, characters, and fight scenes are all well done.

Being a Collector

Collectors are everywhere you go and everyone knows someone who collects, even if the collector is not public about it.  From Stamps, Baseball cards, DVDs, money to toy and statues, we’re surrounded in a world filled with so many collectable items that people just walk by daily not realizing how important it is to someone else in the world. Though, are collectors someone who should be pointed at for being different, obsessive, selfish or worse?  I don’t think anyone should be out casted by hobbies that do not hurt other people.

Cowabunga Corner #28

 

In this episode we have an interview with Scott Williams who is best known as Baxter Stockman from the 4Kids TMNT series.

The interview was filmed at New York City Comic Con on October 10th, 2010. Scott is a great guy and a good artist. He does commissions and I’d like to share some of his information here for people who are interested in getting commissions or just saying hi to Baxter Stockman.

Movie Review: Tangled

Got the chance to see Tangled, and as a Disney fan I was excited. I usually enjoy most everything about their movies; plots, character design, character growth, and music all play an important role in Disney movies. This year has been filled to the brim with CGI movies, so to get two thumbs up from me it would have to be as good as the others that have come out.

Going into Tangled you learn they have a good background story and building growth upon the lead characters. The show how Rapunzel got to the point where she was at as her mother was pregnant and became very ill. To save both Rapunzel and her mother, people went out to find a magic flower that would heal the mother. Once found, they fed the flower to the mother and soon after the baby Rapunzel was born with golden yellow hair.

 

Cowabunga Corner #27

 

Welcome to Season two of Cowabunga Corner, in this first episode we talk about the Mirage Volume 1 comics, where I lightly touch on a few of my favorite issues and issues that make a big impact in the Volume. This is only the start to a great season full of a lot of new stuff to share. Promises of more guest interviews, more Turtle fans making appearances as well as the things you enjoyed from Season 1 with Reviews and Stories of the past!

2005 Interview Eric Anzalone

In 2005, Eric Anzalone from the Village People took time to be interviewed for his work he did with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Here on Cowabunga Corner we’d like to share this interview for the first time, as a lead in to our 12th episode for season two, a video interview with Eric.

Cowabunga Corner:
How did you first hear of the Ninja Turtles?

Eric:
That would have to be the 1st Movie?

CC:
Did you watch the cartoons or movies?

Eric:
I watched the movies. By the time the second film came out, I was already involved with the TMNT, so I would try to catch the cartoons as well- you know character work; trying to make everything consistent.

CC:
Before being a Turtle did you have a favorite Turtle, if so did it change after being in the Tour?

Review Corner: "Soul Eater"

Soul EaterRecently I was introduced to an anime named “Soul Eater”, about children that are being trained by Death to be warriors. From the beginning it is clear that this world isn’t Earth. It’s a fun world of magic and warriors.

One of the things that pulled me into this series was their way of handling this darker side of life, giving it the light twist of insanity. You could see this from the beginning of the series with the faces upon the Sun and the Moon. I’ve always enjoyed that bit of twist to the darkness. Much like Halloween Town in “Nightmare Before Christmas”, this town had that feeling that these dangerous things were only out there to live and do their job, while having fun.

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