Greetings Manic Fans. Les here with the assistance of the OBotW committee to bring you the Outstanding text and video blogs of the week for April 22nd to April 28. As always, you all posted some really awesome stuff that made it hard to select a winner. Here’s a big list of Honorable Mentions:
Ratin8tor posted a great analysis on time paradoxes. “In Too Deep: The Biggest Plot Hole In Back To The Future That Everyone Seems To Miss.” 4/22/12
patrick_o posted a great review of an exceptional mystery by Margery Allingham: At the Scene of the Crime: Flowers for the Judge 4/23/12
BigBlackHatMan posted an amazing article about the least inspiring films of Western stars in: Support Your Classic Western Presents: Uninspired 4/23/12
TheOtherDude92 posted a wonderful list with: Top 20 Best Episodes of Batman the Animated Series 4/24/12
New member Madhog thy Master posted an intriguing article on a bizarre Japanese Anime. “Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead” - an alien tentacle/undead outburst exploitation film 4/24/12
alexthed posted a great list of his favorite great opening titles to films 4/23/12
Manic_Expression posted a disturbing article about a new technology that will further disconnect us from reality: STOP THE HATE#148-The World Around You 4/24/12
Gurning Chimp posted a good review of “For Your Eyes Only.” 4/24/12
Moviefan12 posted a fun article on his top 6 favorite Disney Automobile Characters 4/25/12
Les posted a profound article about those people in cyberspace who deem themselves entitled to be given preferential treatment at the cost of the rest of us. 4/25/12
Brekclub85 posted a great list of The Top 8 Songs from The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Shock Treatment. 4/25/12
Mr. Smooth posted a hysterical autobiography in “Behind The Love-Making; The Mister Smooth Story.” 4/25/12
that girl from Chile posted a fantastic review of Toy Story 2 4/26/12
DisneyOtoko posted a fun article reviewing the new attractions at Disneyland 4/27/12
Les and Dark Jak posted a nostalgic collaboration: Les and Dark Jak’s Top Ten Live Action Disney Films 4/27/12
And even this list doesn't reflect all the wonderful blogs that were posted this week. But now we must present the winner:
Jason on the House
Who posted a courageous veil lifting open letter to the site membership in: Confessions of a Blogoholic 4/27/12
Confession/apology blogs are difficult to do, and Jason on the House, confessing to actually being Lindgren was a very brave article to write and make public after leading the secret identity for so long. The public response was forgiving and supportive, and affirmative of everything Manic Expression stands for.
And so, my friends, lift your glasses for the traditional OBotW toast. "To Lindgren...er...Jason on the House(sorry), May you continue in honest, down to Earth blogging that expresses who you are, unashamedly proud."
MichaeltheComicNerd posted a great Top 5 list of the best film characters of 2011 4/22/12
Oliver Judd posted a list of the Top 8 movies he likes that most people hate 4/23/12
MixCritic posted her first review with: Animation Dumbination: The Princess and the Goblin 4/23/12
ThatLong-HairedCreepyGuy posted a funny look at another short-lived tv show that bears a strong resemblance to MMPR. 4/23/12
Writrzblok posted a very good review of a Frank Miller comic that definitely WAS/WASN’T a Batman story 4/24/12
BigBlackHatMan posted a humorous “how to” video on how to cook chicken friend steak. 4/24/12
Decker Shado posted another hilarious review to the horrible sequel, Evil Bong 2: King Bong 4/25/12
Whyboy re-posted a Haloween special where he reviewed an unworthy Scooby Doo movie 4/25/12
ComicBookCast posted a nice video thanking Youtube viewers for 1000 subscribers and giving Manic Expression a really good plug at the same time 4/25/12
HedonisticActor posted a perfect review of the over-rated “The English Patient” 4/27/12
Shibby posted his next collaboration with Painkiller to talk about the NHL Playoffs Round 1 results) 4/27/12
Timdiana posted an amazingly thorough collection of short reviews of the 5 films leading up to Marvel Studios The Avengers. 4/27/12
Jockerlee77 posted a powerful rant on a recklessly irresponsible act he witnessed in Manhattan. 4/27/12
New member chris wyche posted an announcement video about going to E3 2012 4/28/12
All great videos, but one stood alone at the top of the pyramid this week. The Outstanding Blog of the Week for videos was, hands down:
Who had the idea and supplied clips
Who supplied clips and did the editing
And the following members:
The FanFic Critic
Mad 2 The Bone
All who produced clips for the project.
Manic_Expression posted: Manic Expression Presents: The 100 Member Special 4/24/12
The first real community video done here at Manic Expression to celebrate signing up our 100th member. It was fun and inspiring and proof positive that our community is composed of epic win. Take a bow, all, we’re fantastic!
The Outstanding Blog of the Week is selected and voted on in committee and looks at text and video blogs from Sunday to Saturday. If you have a blog or see one you'd like to submit for consideration, message Les, SOJA*SOJA88, Manic_Expression, Kyle R, Timdiana, The FanFic Critic, Mr. Smooth, Daiul, Jason on the House, BigBlackHatMan or Sean Berry.
Thank you, Manic Fans for giving us some of your time to help support your fellow members, my friends. Peace.