Category Archives: Conspicuous Consumerism

A Paperless Society – Be Careful What You Wish For [VIDEO]

All Book Fans should be able to appreciate this Le Trefle Commercial. [Via A Friend]

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Holey Exhibitionism! Some Millionaire’s Building a $2 Million Batcave Theater!

Smell that? That’s the smell of MONEY. See that picture? That’s a computer mock-up for a genuine $2 Million Dollar BATCAVE THEATER some very rich Geek is building in Greenwich, Connecticut. Apparently, the final room will contain a Bat-Computer, Tumbler, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter Commercial

Since Madison Avenue has made it impossible to enjoy any Holiday without also thinking about mass consumerism or consumption (eating Easter Candy anyone?), it somehow seems fitting that this is my Favorite Television Commercial of All Time. Happy Easter, Happy … Continue reading

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You’re Getting “Free” Digital Comics With Marvel’s $3.99 Titles– Whether You Want Them or Not

Beginning this June, Marvel Comics will be including free digital copy codes in all their $3.99 comics. These free codes can only be redeemed for a digital copy of the same physical copy of the comic the code is paired … Continue reading

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Adam Wilson’s The 10% Club™ – Want to Make Your New Comic Books Valuable? Give Them Away!

Before I even begin my article this month, I should preface it with something. I’ve never been a comic collector. I’ve been a comic fan and comic reader for the better part of my life, but never really a collector. … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 1.4.12

Not much new out there this week… But still plenty to talk about. I am going to go ahead and start off with something that you do not see very often… So, I guess it is fitting for the first … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 11.30.11

HERE’S A NEW ONE. (At least for me.) I’m experiencing a new phenomena. Sometimes when I write opinions– or opinionated columns about certain publishers or creators– the subjects of said articles suddenly start following me (or the IMJTruthsayers account) on … Continue reading

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