*Per a few requests, another omitted ditty was added below. –Kevin 12/24/14
It was a Christmas party when my wife first called me “The King of Useless Information.” I fell into the trap and correctly answered the question, probably too quickly, “Who played Gopher on Love Boat?” Fred Grandy. Who didn’t know that??
But the title really had its roots in 1976, the year I began collecting Mad magazines as a fifth grader while waiting … Read More… →
Found this little gem on the book giveaway shelf at the gym today. I picked it up out of curiosity and would have put it right back down except that it fell open to “Fourth of July parties” as if calling out to me to read it, … Read More… →
Somewhere between good dad and voyeur-geek you’ll find me. The 24th Motor City Comic Con was this weekend at the local expo center and my son was interested. No big surprise. The popularity of the new generation The Avengers, The Dark Knight coupled with my generation’s Star Wars fan-base … Read More… →
In its article “Being White in Philly,” Philadelphia Magazine recently reminded us that we are not a post-racial society. Reviewers of the recent book “Lean In” by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg vigorously remind us that we are not post-gender either. I have to admit to a childish moment of resentment when I hear the reaction to the article or read these book reviews. I rebel against the perception (which may be in my mind alone) … Read More… →