The NFL Power Rankings are back for a second season. Check back each week for updated rankings. Feel free to leave feedback about how wrong I am in the comments section or throw me an email firstname.lastname@example.org Team TW LW […]
Finally! The Answer to Permanent Weight Loss (Part I)
Why can’t you just lose that weight! You watch what you eat and try to eat healthy and exercise–but the weight just won’t come off. Now I invite you to Part I of “the answer to weight loss,” where you […]
[BOOK REVIEW] Help — My Kid Is Driving Me Crazy
Authored by Dr. David Swanson, Help — My Kid Is Driving Me Crazy is written in an easy-to-access style. Reading the first few pages made me think that this book was really a session from the therapist in his office. […]
Where the Best Unknown Bands Are Hiding
Your local radio station plays the same 10 songs over and over again. MTV is too busy airing “Real World/Road Rules Challenge” marathons to actually bother showing videos anymore. Print music magazines are rapidly dying off. So where can a […]
[TECH] Thin Is In
Pictured: Sony’s 9.9mm thick Bravia Edge KDL-40ZX1. While memory and functionality are all growing exponentially, our laptops, smartphones and digital cameras are becoming the incredible shrinking machines. Thanks to our demands as mobile consumers, technology manufacturers have gotten the message […]
[A FATHER’S VOICE] Having to Step It Up A Notch
I always believed, as involved fathers go, I was pretty high up there if you were to grade my level of involvement. As soon as I walk in the door from work, I herd our almost 5-year old children to […]
[HUSBAND@HOME] Our Worst Fears
A two-income household becomes a one-income household, and dad stays home! Sure, you’ve heard the stories of stay-at-home-dads before, but now you can read it from the outside in. Husband@Home is one wife and mother’s observations as her family adjusts […]
[OSBURN ON TAP] To Arthur Guinness!
Where the heck did the summer go? I’m pretty sure that in the northeast we only had a one week stretch that really felt like summer. This was actually the fifth coldest summer in the history of the city I […]
Don’t Be Extreme Dad!
One of the biggest preliminary pitfalls new dads face is the whole concept of Extreme Dad. No, it’s not being like Tony Hawk. Although I’ll bet he’s a pretty cool dad. Hell, that dad skateboards for a living. Unless you […]
PODCAST #16: Surviving Disaster plus Uber Stix
EPISODE #16! FINALLY! We start with Cade Courtley, host of the new hit Spike TV show, “Surviving Disaster,” talking about how a dad can prepare his family for a disaster… one word: “prepare.” Next we talk with another dad-preneuer! Dane […]
[GAME REVIEW] Arkham Asylum: Become a True Believer
Republished with permission of gamepeople.co.uk game reviews. Happily taking hits from my dislike for superheroes and stealth, Batman: Arkham Asylum completely re-wrote my perceptions and gave me an astounding videogame experience that left me fascinated and enthralled. With its atmosphere […]
[BOOK REVIEW] NurtureShock: Challenging Your Perspective on Child Development
New and expecting parents thrive on parenting books, but once the child turns one year old most parents feel that their instincts have taken over. Unless dealing with a specific issue (potty training, biting, identifying a mysterious rash), we rarely […]
PGA TOUR Playoffs Head for Dramatic Finish
This year’s PGA TOUR Playoffs have been a success…so far. The final FedEx Cup event is this week at East Lake Country Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Tiger Woods leads the point’s race and, thus, holds fate in his hands. A […]
Cell Phone Tapping: Are You at Risk?
Recently I met two soldiers who alerted me to the new security risk of Cell Phone Tapping. SigInt (or signal interception) has long been a part of warfare and espionage. But the possibilities erupt with the advent of cell phone […]
[A DAD’S POINT-OF-VIEW] Best Friend or Best Parent?
We just returned from a boys trip to Vegas. By “boys,” I mean my two boys, who are almost 16 and 13 and me, the oldest of the “boys” (according to my wife). I had to consider, yet again, the […]