Cars 2 (MPAA Rating: G) Voice Cast: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Cain, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard, John Turturro Directed By: John Lasseter, Brad Lewis I brought my almost-5-year-old to the theater for the Sunday matinee of this […]
Bigger Arms in 5 Minutes
As busy dads we no longer have the luxury to try the latest Muscle and Fiction magazine arm workout that takes over an hour and leaves us unable to comb what’s left of our hair for a week due to […]
Why Do They Like the Scariest Horror Movies?
Why do so many people, especially teenagers, like the scariest horror movies? What happened to wholesome family movies? What happened to actors and characters like Fred MacMurray, Mary Poppins, Lassie, and the good guy being cool? When did Fred become […]
[REVIEW] Green Lantern: Family Fun That’s Out of this World?
After forty years, I finally got to see a live action Green Lantern movie. It was okay. Better than I anticipated. But it’s no Thor. For me, my introduction to Green Lantern was at about age 5 — the first […]
[SPORTS] Vancouver Fans: Winning In Defeat
I am a hockey fan. As a fan of hockey, I make sure to watch the final game of the Stanley Cup Finals every year. Seeing people reach the pinnacle of their existence live on TV is a rarity. It’s […]
Is The Car Industry in for a Double Dip?
The aftereffects of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan are still a major cause for concern as the auto industry tries to pull itself up from recession, but that isn’t the only thing that is giving industry experts pause these […]
Dads with Klout
Three cheers for Adam Cohen, TFL’s own Director of Development, on being named the #1 Dad with Klout by klout.com. Close behind is TFL columnist Bruce Sallan, the #3 Dad with Klout, who also just released his first book, A … Continue reading →
When Is Rude, Rude?
Every generation seems to have its standards of proper behavior and every generation tends to judge the next generation by their own generation’s standards. How often does a parent say something like, “When I was your age, we never did…” or “If I did that, my parents would…” […]
BMW 1 Series M Coupe: Furiously Fast
If you test vehicles for a living, you will eventually come to the conclusion that cars that are good on the street are not so good on the racetrack. Racecars are one-dimensional vehicles designed for going fast in controlled conditions. […]
Bubba Ludwig Takes the Field
CHICAGO – A highly touted prospect debuted last month cialis pills in the Kennedy Park T-ball League. Howard “Bubba” Ludwig’s first appearance came at the plate. The four-year-old phenom hit third in the order and didn’t disappoint. On first swing, […]
[BOOK REVIEW] Big Dreams for Children by Olympic Figure Skater
Pink, purple, and lots of glitter… an award-winning combination for little girls. Yet when I unveiled Dream Big Little Pig, a new children’s’ picture book by Olympic figure skating star Kristi Yamaguchi, I was more excited than my daughter. No […]
It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone Lases an Eye!
Lasers. They’re very cool. And very dangerous. And that’s apparently something people need to be reminded of. When I was a kid, lasers were the stuff of TV. I remember watching Professor John Robinson battling rubbery-costumed aliens outside the Jupiter […]
Hard-Working Family Man Coby Bell
An interview with the star of Burn Notice and The Game It was a beautiful, sunny spring day in Rochester, NY. The perfect day, in fact, to sit outside and have a conversation. But while I was in Rochester, the […]
2011 Father’s Day Gift Guide
Father’s Day is almost upon us, but it will not be complete until we’ve put together the annual Father’s Day Gift Guide from THE FATHER LIFE. Of course, many of the recommendations from the past still apply, so you can […]
Reading Between the Lines
We all remember the excitement of going on a first date – learning about a new girl, discovering common interests, learning something new about ourselves. Now take that experience and multiply it by any factor you wish, and maybe you’ll […]