Someone messaged me on Facebook the other day about interest in our 25-year high school reunion. TWENTY FIVE YEARS?! I suddenly find myself here, age 43, not remembering how I got here. Wasn’t I 7-years-old and playing Wiffle Ball in my backyard yesterday? Wasn’t I 12-years-old riding my BMX bike too fast (with no helmet) yesterday? Wasn’t I in high school wearing my oh-so-trendy “Co-Ed … Continue reading Disney Music Makes You Age!
I loved The Karate Kid growing up. I’m pretty sure my brother and I fought each other after every viewing, back in 1984. I was 9 years old and watched that video tape often. I always love a good underdog story, standing up to the bully. Daniel was a loner and just trying to stand up for himself. I loved the theme about balance. Even … Continue reading Sweep The Leg! Cobra Kai Crane-Kicks Us In The Nostalgia on YouTube
The buds are bursting, the grass is growing, baseball is playing and my eyes are watering – it must be spring! In another from the ‘Truck Tales’ Saga, I worked with our new Technical Producer, Jay, to create this video featuring the Top 5 Things I Love and Hate about Springtime. It is now posted to our Modern Man YouTube Channel. Enjoy and then head … Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship With Spring
This Disney dad just returned from a week at the World. I jokingly started making a list of things that drive me crazy when I am on a Disney Vacation. So I decided why not 12! Here we go! #12 – Disney guests who cannot figure out the finger scan at the turnstiles. Every park has the same entry turnstile. It consists of a pass … Continue reading Disney Dad’s Dozen – Top 12 Things That Drive Walt Disney World Dads Crazy
Recently on Facebook, a good friend nominated me to create a 10-day long project, listing 10 favorite albums. The post went like this: In no particular order – 10 all time favorite albums. What really made an impact and is still on your rotation list, even if only now and then. Post the cover, no need to explain and nominate a person each day to … Continue reading 10 Favorite Albums That “Made An Impact”
Check the calendar, guys! Mothers Day is coming up. What are you doing for your mom and/or spouse? Flowers? Done that. Dinner? Done that. Jewelry? Done that. Photo of the kids? Done that. Think about what you want for Fathers Day. Do you really need a new coffee mug or tie or golf towel? Those are too easy. We want something we’ll really use – … Continue reading Mind of Modern Man and ThinkGeek Pop Culture Journals Review
After some serious time off, it took a powerful “Force” to get the Modern Men back together again for a new Podcast! After watching WAY too much The West Wing, KP decided to moderate a debate between Jon and Mat on the virtues of Star Wars, The Last Jedi. We talk about all kinds of things including… The amazing throne room battle! (It’s even good … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 6 – Debating Star Wars The Last Jedi