When it comes to Disney’s Pixar films, my family and I are suckers. There hasn’t been one of the animated films that we haven’t liked. We’ve seen every single one of them at the theaters and all four of my kids have grown up watching everything from Up!, Toy Story 1-3, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles [...]
Disney’s new feature, along with savvy marketing of the film online, make it stick out above the rest.
Those who know me know that I grew up on 80′s metal. Mostly because that’s how I learned how to play the guitar…and partially because it was the coolest thing going (sorry, INXS / Depeche Mode / Whatever Other Pouty Band You Can Name Next). I thought I had heard of every 80′s metal band, but I had not heard of Anvil. Now that I’ve watched Anvil: The Story of Anvil, I understand why.
Sometimes even the best of ‘em come up short. And I’m not talking about Mark Walhberg’s height: A movie review of “The Other Guys”
I’m wearing a beard these days, and I’m not alone. Maybe its a figment of my imagination, or simply recognition that I am now part of a large, hirsute fraternity, but i’m suddenly noticing beards popping up on guys all over. A-list celebrities like George Clooney, Adrian Brody, Bradd Pitt and Tobey McGuire sporting them. [...]
In the summer of 1996 I drove my brand-spanking new Mazda Protege out to Worcester, MA to pick up a date. This wasn’t just any first date, as I was heading out with my best friend’s sister (he’d already given his blessing to the arrangement). Her name was Katie, and I could already tell we [...]
There is brooding: “Looks like I’m going nowhere.” There is hubris: “This station is now the ultimate power in the universe.” There is fear: “… and that would lead them back … home.” There is loss: “There is nothing you could have done, Luke.” And, of course, there is a new hope: “I will come [...]
Mad Men, worry not. Despite all this talk of traditional advertising being dead, and social, digital, web 2.0, new media blah, blah, blah, I am here to say with complete, absolute certainty that old-school advertising still works. How do I know? My 3-year-old showed me in very simple terms. Jake and I were prepping to [...]