Visiting the ArcelorMittal Orbit

Olympic Park, London, Apr 27, 2015, by Aaron Lee, 02, OrbitThe view was astounding. You could see right the way across London, from Ally Pally in the north to Crystal Palace in the south.

Today I took a trip to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, and, thanks to the curiosity of my companion, found myself standing on the circular observation deck of the ArcelorMittal Orbit. Continue reading

Intergalactic Vinyl Heroes

Here’s something for all you collectors out there: one-of-a-kind Ratchet & Clank vinyl sculpts created by Jason Freeny and approved by Insomniac Games themselves.

The superlative sculpts have a vivid uncanny look to them, a sense of heightened comic friendliness that’s also been employed in the recent Ratchet & Clank comics (which I plan to discuss here on JTTE soon) and the upcoming game Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One.

They were recently sold on eBay for $1,075.00 with $200 of the proceeds donated to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.