Greetings Manic Fans. Les here to bring the Outstanding Blog of the Week for April 7-April 14(I didn’t have time yet to do the awards for March 17-March 24, March 24-31 or April 1-April 7-but I haven’t forgotten them and will post them in turn when I have the chance, so stay tuned, my friends).
As usual, you all posted blogging gold, and necessitate a huge list of Honorable Mentions pursuant to the award winner.
Mr. Smooth posted a Q and A article where, due to an accident involving an elevator and his penis, was written by his butler, Winston St. John Smythe, in which, in a 180 degree turn from the advice usually given in these blogs, Winston offers really good advice that could actually help the question askers! 4/7/12
Jason on the house posted a review on another wonderful German Author who’s relatively unknown to the West in a way that makes one want to read him. 4/7/12
Jordan The Childish posted an idea for a new gameshow that just proves that the wrong people are producing television today. 4/8/12
Ratin8tor posted another great philosophical article on the semantics between Gods and Superheroes. 4/8/12
Lindgren posted a fabulous review of Walt Disney’s first color Silly Symphonies: Flowers and Trees. 4/8/12
BigBlackHatMan posted a finely detailed review of part 1 of AMC mini-series Broken Trail 4/9/12
patrick_o posted a fascinating review of a Japanese TV mystery series called TRICK. 4/9/12
New member, Car Junkie posted a review of one of the rarest, fastest best handling sportscars ever-The Bugatti Veyron Supersport. 4/9/12
Dark Jak continued his Avengers lead up films reviews with a look at The Incredible Hulk. 4/10/12
WrestlingNerd posted a review of WWE Raw shown 4/9/12 His descriptions of the matches are very well written. 4/10/12
Brekclub85 posted a well considered and defended argument for a universally panned Don Bluth film that is a guilty pleasure for him: Rock-A-Doodle. 4/10/12
richtv posted a top 5 list about blocks of programs, instead of just the programs. Good topic, I thought. 4/10/12
I posted a well-received top 12 list of Future Dystopian Societies In Science Fiction. 4/10/12
Manic_Expression posted the well-deserved award for the Great Blogger of the Month, The FanFic Critic. 4/10/12
DisneyOtoko posted a really great review of James Cameron's Titanic 4/11/12
Writrzblok posted some short reviews to several films that are great and summed up efficiently. 4/12/12
pbmiranda posted an early look at upcoming J.K.Rowling novel, The Causal Vacancy. 412/12
SOJA*SOJA*88 wrote many great blogs this week, but her Letter to Justin Bieber was profoundly wise and wonderfully written. 4/13/12
New member Gurning Chimp posted the first in his series to review all the James Bond films with a look at Dr. No. 4/13/12
The FanFic Critic posted a great article on the asinine antics of anti-fanboys that made for a fun read. 4/14/12
Jockerlee77 posted the first half of his first top 10 list regarding his 5 most important secondary characters in television. 4/14/12
For videos we had:
ThatLong-HairedCreepyGuy posted a great review of a really obscure Rankin/Bass Christmas special 4/7/12
TheDVDGrouch and Armin of the CBC give an excellent review of issue#3 of Greg Rucka’s ongoing Punisher series. 4/7/12.
Timdiana posted a creative tribute “concert” to the films of Harry Potter. 4/7/12
smiffy666uk posted a funny review of a horrible film in Movie Vault 666: City of Fear Review. 4/8/12
OX_Bigly posted a short film simply entitled, “OX_Bigly and the Easter Rabbit” it’s darkly clever. 4/8/12
Whyboy posted a really funny review of one of the most offensively horrible animated films in history. 4/8/12
Gregg posted the perfect 5-second movie for Starcrash. 4/8/12
Lotus Prince posted more Let’s Play excellence from Silent Hill: Downpour. 4/9/12
Shibby collaborated with Painkiller to produce the 2012 NHL Playoff Predictions. 4/10/12
Decker Shado posted an awesome review of eXistenZ. 4/10/12
Oliver Judd posted a very professional review of The Artist. 4/12/12
New member HedonisticActor posted a look at a film from Finland that would be difficult to describe were it not for his excellent review of it. 4/12/12
CBC Riff Theater posted an exuberant victory dance over George Zimmerman being charged with 2nd degree murder. 4/13/12
Jashykins posted part 5 of her review of X-Men: 3, and included judicious stuffies as always LOL! 4/13/12
DemiseofRPH posted the 16 challengers from Yugioh Gx for his Greatest Duelist Show coming in May. 4/13/12
Regrettably, I still have to pick a winner, much as I’d love to give it to everyone for the excellence in blogging....sigh!....
Therefore, I’ve decided to give this week’s award to........
Who posted A Look at Disney: Mary Poppins 4/11/12
The article is amongst his most in-depth reviews and covered all the amazing details that makes this classic such a beloved film. How to describe it? That’s easy! Supercalifragilisticexpialadocous-LOL!
And so, please raise your glasses and join me in the OBotW Toast. “Here’s to you, Moviefan12. May you continue to grace our pages as you showcase the magic that is Disney.”
The Outstanding Blog of the Week is chosen from Saturday to Saturday and is normally presented on Sunday Mornings. Text or Video blogs are eligible. If you have a blog or see one you’d like to recommend, message me and I’ll happily consider it, my friends. Peace.