Jun 102014
What Kind of Dad Are You?

As Father’s Day approaches the mailbox has been filling with magazines paying homage to dads. Often they are filled with stories of children discovering the truth about the father they thought they knew (or never knew – pathos!) or dads reflecting on the wonder of childhood as they see themselves reflected in their children’s eyes. [Read more…]

Apr 302014
Star Wars: The Important Question

UPDATE: In honor of the announcement this week of the official cast of Star Wars Episode VII we’re reprinting a classic piece about one of the most important questions any father has to answer. Oh, and in case you somehow missed it original cast members Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, [Read more…]

Apr 102014
Spy: The Secret World of Espionage

There is no James Bond in the exhibit Spy: The Secret World of Espionage that is open now at the Pacific Science Center. That’s ok though because it doesn’t need any of James Bond’s kiss kiss bang bang cinematic flair. This exhibit has everything that is cool, dangerous, mysterious, and exciting about the real world [Read more…]

Mar 102014
Ranking the Disney Princesses as Role Models

Ok, there are potentially a lot of characters who can qualify as Disney PrincessesTM but for the purposes of this post and to acknowledge the fact that Anna from Frozen was announced as an official member months before her film was released¬†I’m going to focus specifically on those princesses that are members of the Disney [Read more…]