Modern Man 10 Day Memory Challenge – The Play’s The Thing

Mat recently branched off from the usual “Top 10” lists on social media and did his own thing. And it was riveting! Now, Jon, myself and Disney Dad Rob all have a lot of ties to performing – but I’ve never seen anyone embody the passion for the work, more than Mat does. Every second of the work he puts in means something to him. … Continue reading Modern Man 10 Day Memory Challenge – The Play’s The Thing

What Did I Learn This Week? – #2 – February 4, 2018

“You learn something new every day.” Time for this week’s installment of things that I learned. Let’s get to sharing! The WWE Women’s Royal Rumble was outstanding! Last week, Steve and I talked about the guilty pleasure of watching professional wrestling. We were getting excited for the upcoming PPV – The Royal Rumble. This year was the first that the uber-talented women’s division would have … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #2 – February 4, 2018

Daylight Savings, Baseball Cards and the Kindness of Strangers

This past weekend, Sunday was a dreary gray day. Of course we all slept in an extra hour after turning the clocks back. Oh wait. No we didn’t. We have kids. But we did have an extra hour to play before Church. After Church, my wife and I took the kids for some fun. We hit up one of their favorite playgrounds and then over … Continue reading Daylight Savings, Baseball Cards and the Kindness of Strangers

I Miss My Dinosaurs – Longing For Bygone Memories of The 80s and 90s

This week I was watching an advance copy of NBC’s hit show – This Is Us. (Yes, I love being a TV critic.). In one scene – don’t worry, no spoilers – Jack, Rebecca and the kids were in the video store looking for a movie to rent for the weekend. They didn’t have any of the Karate Kids in stock! Poor Kevin. This got … Continue reading I Miss My Dinosaurs – Longing For Bygone Memories of The 80s and 90s

Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 4 – Modern Man Myths

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode Four Modern Man Myths In this episode, the original three Modern Men – KP, Jon and Mat, talk about reader-submitted Man Myths! Asking for directions, cooking on the grill, killing spiders… are they still exclusively for the man? We try to debunk as we go through this episode. Join the conversation in the comments below and let … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 4 – Modern Man Myths

Patchwork of Memories at Local ComicCon

My love for Star Wars notwithstanding, I am not a science fiction fan. I don’t read comic books (ahem, graphic novels). I don’t generally like super hero movies. I think the glut of comic book movies is crowding out the diversity of big screen stories you might have seen only a decade ago. Therefore, I am most assuredly not the target audience for a comic … Continue reading Patchwork of Memories at Local ComicCon

Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

Part I The pilot flips a switch and the propeller engages. Over the headset, I hear him relay to the tower that we’re ready to go. Water sprays from the twin pontoon floats below the plane, the nose pitches upwards, the engine roars and we gently lift off from a small lake – that happens to be one the largest float plane airports in the … Continue reading Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 3 – Talking Fantasy Baseball

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode Three Talking Fantasy Baseball In this episode, Mat and KP talk about the long-running fantasy baseball league they are in and how a Modern Man deals with the highs, lows and time needed to be competitive. Join the conversation in the comments below and let us know your thoughts on fantasy baseball, any cool rules you use … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 3 – Talking Fantasy Baseball

**GIVEAWAY** – ThinkGeek’s Orpheus the Saddest Music Machine

In the spirit of ComicCon – we’re thinking about all things sci-fi and fantasy. What’s better than a robot?! UPDATE: Thanks everyone for ntering and Congrats to John S. who won with a comment on our webpage! Well, how about one you make yourself! We’ve teamed up with the amazing folks at ThinkGeek and they’re going to give one of our lucky readers a FREE … Continue reading **GIVEAWAY** – ThinkGeek’s Orpheus the Saddest Music Machine

Mind of the Modern Man Review – ThinkGeek’s Orpheus Music Machine Robot

If you and/or your kids love Lego, Erector Sets, or model building – ThinkGeek’s Orpheus is for you! ThinkGeek sent us Orpheus for free to test out and give our thoughts. As an avid puzzle and Lego fan, I was excited to rip into the box. My three-year-old joined me and the smell of the wood (yes, Orpheus is made of WOOD!) was fantastic. Not … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Review – ThinkGeek’s Orpheus Music Machine Robot

Mind of the Modern Man – Episode 2 – Finding Time

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode Two Finding Time In episode 2, KP and Jon chat about finding time for your passions that don’t necessarily involve work or family. Music, theater, sports, even watching TV… How does the Modern Man in his 40s carve out time for these parts of his life? Have a listen and let us know, in the comments below, … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man – Episode 2 – Finding Time