Happy Birthday To You… How Old Are You Now?

Let me start by saying, aside from my childhood, I’ve never been a big self-celebrator of my birthday. I can’t remember a time in my ‘adult’ life where I was comfortable being ‘the birthday boy’. Does anyone like when the waiters at Ruby Tuesdays/Outback/TGIFridays/Red Lobster/Applebys… etc sing Happy Birthday to you– in their own restaurant-specific phrasing? Is the free scoop of vanilla ice cream worth … Continue reading Happy Birthday To You… How Old Are You Now?

These Are the Droids I’m Looking For

On Friday, September 1st, the Lucas Film merchandising machine went full bore with Force Friday II. It’s the Black Friday of Star Wars stuff. Books, clothing, school supplies, and of course TOYS are all released. Last year, the premiere of Force Friday was to push the toys associated with Rogue One. This year, we were inundated with teases of the upcoming The Last Jedi. **BE … Continue reading These Are the Droids I’m Looking For

Back to School GIVEAWAY with ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly

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

Modern Man, ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly Head Back to School!

Our amazing friends at ThinkGeek sent us a pack of Back to School goodies to try out and share our thoughts with you. So, what did they send us? A Firefly Serenity USB Flash Drive Wow, this thing is impressive! We use and toss USB flash drives all the time. They look like a stick and we lose them. (Remember when they used to be … Continue reading Modern Man, ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly Head Back to School!

Cliche Father’s Day Gifts Men Actually Want

Father’s Day has come and gone. Hopefully you were met in bed with a fantastic breakfast, lots of hugs and most likely some gifts. There are those gifts that have been deemed cliche for Father’s Day – neckties, slippers, grilling tools, etc. Sometimes they’re great – other times…. well, other times it’s like Mat said last week: it’s the thought that counts. Today is the … Continue reading Cliche Father’s Day Gifts Men Actually Want