“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
We don’t have to all sit and work our way through The Notebook to find a romantic movie this Valentine’s Day that would keep our attention! Mat was tasked with listing his Top 10 Movies that a Modern Man would enjoy on Valentine’s Day. 10. Sid and Nancy (1986) I start the list off with the nuclear bomb of romances – the 1986 classic Sid … Continue reading Modern Man Valentines Prep – Movies Men Should Watch on Valentine’s Day
“You learn something new every day.” Ain’t it the truth? This old dog is always willing to try out some new tricks. So, why not share? I’m going to try something new on the site. I’m going to share a few quick hits on some things that jumped out at me each week. Sharing is caring – right? Let me stop with the clichés and … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #1 – January 28, 2018
Star Wars – The Last Jedi has been in theaters since before Christmas. So, I feel pretty good that any fans of the series will have seen it by now. We waited 3+ weeks to share our thoughts, but just in case you’re waiting to see it, still – SPOILER ALERT!! We’ll be talking some plot details. So, if you haven’t seen it yet, click … Continue reading The Modern Men Review Star Wars The Last Jedi – SPOILERS!!!
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
The other day KP expounded on the wonderfulness of some of ThinkGeek’s back-to-school items. A Firefly Flash Drive, Hogwarts’ Stationary Set and Harry Potter Composition Notebooks, too! These are more fun than they should be for school supplies. We got some great feedback from our readers about how kids will love this stuff, and of course – so will the parents! So, we teamed up … Continue reading Back to School GIVEAWAY with ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly
Beware. If you buy someone else’s kid a noisy toy – they will get you back. Maybe not today. Maybe not tomorrow. But someday – BLAM! Your life will never be the same. Here’s my case study for this hard-fast rule… When my niece was born, our family was overjoyed. The first of the next generation was here. To say she was spoiled is an … Continue reading The Sound of Silence
“Be a man.” “A guy’s guy.” “BRO!” There are these ‘man myths’ about what a guy is supposed to be, do and say. But, the Modern Man – we’re different. We are truly our own men. (Mostly, anyway.) One of the tropes we see often are movies: “You aren’t a man unless you’ve seen (insert title).” The Godfather, Field of Dreams, Die Hard, Rocky, Shawshank, … Continue reading An Offer He Can’t Refuse…