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t was a sad, sad week for the League. This week, the League was asked what moments in pop culture history bring them to tears, and we confirmed that we’re all a bunch of crybabies (and I thought it was just me!).
- Someone needs to tell TL at Flashlights are Something You Eat that there’s no crying in baseball.
- Shezcrafti wells up with sorrow in the Swamp of Sadness.
- It takes an artsy Academy award winning short film to get Bubba Shelby blubberin’.
- The Green Plastic Squirtgun got me reaching for the hankie with his picks.
- The Man Who Stares at Toys cries as often as I do–he even cries at video games!
- Rediscover the 80′s brings up two of the most emotionally-packed scenes from the 80′s.
- Heath Ledger brings My Eidetic Memory to tears, but not it’s not the movie you might think.
- Rob at Action Figure Chat gets a little animated when he gets emotional.
- Jamie at Whatever I Think Of reminds us all about that Sarah McLachlan commercial.
- Ashley at Life with Fandom cries over a dying robot.
- Carl and Ellie always bring Tommy at Tophat Sasquatch to tears.
- Brian is anything but Cool & Collected after watching movies about fathers and sons.
- Adamotomy says he needs to be liquored up before he cries at the movies. Riiight.
- Dex cried when he saw a Star Wars movie — and it wasn’t the prequels!
- Apparently, Q the Adult is one of the few League members who reads.
- Iok at That Figures likes a good speech or two.
- Nate at Thought Bubbles has a tear-jerking top five list.
- ….and finally, Kevin at Team Hellions just makes the cut with his two tear-inducing moments.
Around the League
Some other things that caught my eye this week on League member’s sites:
- TL really loves those boy bands.
- Eric shows off the new LEGO Batman themed sets revealed at SDCC.
- Brother Midnight finds a Mr. Machine on the side of the road!
- The Man Who Stares at Toys talks about some of his favorite childhood commercials.
- Jason posted some truly awesome 80′s art by Ian Glaubinger.
- Action Figure Chat shows off the new NECA toys unveiled at SDCC.
- Tommy got a package in the mail from yours truly.
- Toy Hunter is coming soon, and Brian shows off the super cool press kit.
- Dex writes about his fond memories of Tron.
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