Hanging With Hasbro at the Pre-NYCC 2013 Party

Last weekend was the big New York Comic Con. I’ve attended a few in the past, even with the kids in tow. This year, however, it crept up on me, plus we were pretty booked up for the weekend anyways. But I still did get my geek-fill right before the show started last Thursday. I was invited to a special Pre-NYCC party on Wednesday night, hosted by Hasbro. Yes, blogging has its privileges. I attended …

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When Mommy’s Away, the Avengers Shall Play!

Ryan wants Loki's Head

My wife works nights a few times a week. So those are the days I come home a little early from work (“early” meaning 6 or 6:30), to watch the kids, give them dinner, and get them ready for bed. I can’t tell you how incredibly difficult it is taking care of two boys all by yourself. It’s exhausting both mentally and physically. Having to slave over a hot stove for hours while kids are …

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Ice Age Plush Review and Giveaway

Have you seen Ice Age: Continental Drift yet? My kids have. Weeks ago. And they’re still talking about it! Tough not to love Scrat, Manny, Sid, Diego and the rest of the prehistoric gang. I’ve actually enjoyed all of the movies so far. Great voice cast, nice animation and just all-around fun stories. Of course, all the toys and movie tie-ins are pretty fun too. Right now, if you head over to your local Toys …

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Marvel Superhero Bonkazonks Review & Giveaway

The fine folks at Hasbro must have a few spycams set up in my house. I’ve been trying for years (9 years to be exact) to get my two boys into comic books and superheroes. They showed some interest about two or three years ago but it faded quickly. Then they saw the recent Avengers movie and it’s like they were injected with Super-Soldier Serum! This weekend we watched the Captain America and Iron Man …

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