That’s the tagline for the company Acme Wand Supply, LTD. This is truly a website for the spellslinger. Any wand company that has a cowboy wielding a wand on its homepage is going to get me to take a peek.

In December of 2006, shortly after The Magical Buffet launched, I wrote an article about the Wheel of Life. I found this visual roadmap to enlightenment fascinating and have wanted to revisit Tibetan Buddhism ever since. Well, hold onto your wheels Buffet fans because after roughly two years Buddhist symbolism is back! It’s time to look at the Wheel of Law.

On March 6, 2009 a long awaited movie adaptation of the graphic novel (collected comic book series) “Watchmen” will be in theaters. What started as a project originally tapped director Terry Gilliam stated was impossible to translate to film is now being brought to the big screen by director Zach Snyder of “300” fame. Those of you who know comic book fans, who at this point are in a near ecstatic state, may find yourself wondering, what is the big stinkin’ deal about “Watchmen”?

As most of you know, I’m a huge fan of Joss Wheadon, the creator of the television shows, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”, “Angel”, and “Firefly.” During the writer”s strike he put together a mini-movie musical called “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”. Those of you that watched “Buffy” know that Wheadon can craft a clever musical thanks to the episode “Once More, With Feeling.” Once you see him do a musical set in the show “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” it’s not hard to imagine an entertaining musical about an aspiring super villain named Billy.

Needless to say, I really liked “Dr. Horrible”. Like, a lot. So much so, that I found the task of trying to sum up my affection for it in a clever blog post for The Magical Buffet to be an impossible undertaking. Thankfully, my friend Alex, who has his own webcomic “Completely Hypothetical”, was able to express my thoughts on this subject.

It’s President’s Day here in the United States. Take 3 minutes to enjoy it!

Author Ellen Evert Hopman shares Alder lore.

Just like computers and cars, the latest version of a roleplaying game system is generally considered better than its predecessor. Sure, gamers pick it apart, we complain about changes, often times regardless of how much sense the change makes, but at the end of the day, we all go out and buy the new game books. That is why I was so intrigued to learn that my friend Rich, a guy I look to for innovative “outside of the box” thinking with regards to table top roleplaying games, was not using the fourth edition of “Dungeons and Dragons” for the D&D game he was running. I asked him to explain himself….

Yes, the name is too cute. I hear ya’. But this website has some awesome stuff!

Nothing fantastically deep or insightful today folks, just a few videos that hopefully will dazzle you.

Some exciting news for The Magical Buffet from the “Oakie” awards!

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