We’ve posted a new video on our YouTube Channel with a fun subject – toys! I was feeling nostalgic after working on my list of Favorite 80s Movies, and with that waive of sentiment came flooding back memories of the toys I loved playing with while growing up. I worked with Jay, our Technical Producer, and we came up with the following video, talking about … Continue reading A Modern Man’s Favorite Toys Growing Up
As a little kid, there was a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut that drove right by a giant Toys R Us. There you’d see the neon sign, with giant Geoffrey the Giraffe head rising above the roadway – a beacon to get us to go there. We never went. Frivolous shopping wasn’t something we did. Then, one day, my grandparents were in town and they … Continue reading Goodbye to Toys R Us – I’ll Always Be a Toys R Us Kid!
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
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”
A few days ago, we posted some fun Pixar vs Disney animated movie brackets – done March Madness style – on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Now, we can’t take credit for the creation of these brackets. My 20 year old niece sent it to me. We have a history of going to see Pixar movies together. I wish I could credit the creator – … Continue reading March Madness – Disney & Pixar Brackets
“You learn something new every day.” Time for this week’s installment of things that I learned. Let’s get to sharing! Tom Hanks is playing Mr. Rogers. I adored watching Mr. Rogers as a kid. As an adult, a friend had gifted me the book “The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember”. It’s filled with the insight and ‘feel good’ things you’d expect … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #3 – February 11, 2018
With Justice League currently pushing the box office, and before Star Wars The Last Jedi takes center stage, KP and Steve were debating the ‘value’ of superhero movies. Where do you stand? S: I tried to watch Wonder Woman last week. I couldn’t have cared less. K: Oh man. I loved it. Saw it in the theater and I never go to the movies anymore. … Continue reading And Justice (League) For All – Debating Superhero Movies