For as long as I can remember it’s always been about the successful student. How to get the best test scores to get into the best schools. How to get the best grades to get the best jobs. Best this… […]
When I was a kid, I used to love glow in the dark toys. I’m not sure why, but I was totally enthralled with it. My kids are just like me. In fact, I still enjoy turning off all the lights and […]
For any of you that know me personally or have followed me for any amount of time, you know that I love Legos! In fact, our family as a whole are Lego maniacs. My son and I tend to border […]
In one of the Shrek movies, Donkey says to Shrek, “You cut me deep, Shrek. You cut me real deep just now.” Now, Donkey was reacting to a comment Shrek said to him, but in this game, Shrek gets cut deep, […]
The bigger my bonus, the more productive I will be, or so the rational side of me believed. After reading Dan Ariely’s The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home, I realized that […]
I’ve said in the past that Toy Story 3 + Anything = Awesome. This week, I put the Milton Bradley game, Buckaroo, to the test. To help me, I enlisted my trusty examiners, also known as my wife, my eight year old daughter and six year old son. So on a Sunday night, we pealed off the shrink wrap and started evaluating the game based on the fiercely loyal and lovable character, Bullseye.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of one of the biggest blogs around, BoingBoing.net. In fact, I’ve been reading that blog for a couple of years now. Who knew, that I would get a chance to review Mark’s new book, Made […]
The biggest thing going on at our house right now is Toy Story 3. My son turned six last week, and it has been Toy Story mania. After a weekend of the 3D movie, toys, books, and a Toy Story Lego themed birthday, Yahtzee Jr for Toy Story 3 showed up on our door step. Within the hour, we sat down to play the game. Let me preface that this is my first encounter with Yahtzee. I’ve always known it was a dice game, but never knew the intricacies of the rules. My wife and Wikipedia.org filled me in on the original version for a frame of reference.
Be prepared, just not in a bad way. That’s my advice to any reader picking up Marks of Cain by Tom Knox. In his book, Knox’s three main characters are terrorized and chased throughout Europe and Africa by a secret […]