It’s a bold move to name your movie Epic. That’s a lot to live up to, even if you’re pretty sure your movie might be epic. Fortunately for us moviegoers, Epic lives up to its name. Read more →
Get to Times Square this weekend to see the largest Lego model ever made, the Lego Star Wars X-wing Starfighter celebrating the premiere of The Yoda Chronicles on Cartoon Network. Read more →
Klutz kits are consistently a hit in our house. We love the paper crafts and drawing and superheros and fashion crafts. And now we have added Star Wars to our collection. Read more →
Each year, as we contemplate gift guides for Mother’s Day, we think about what we want for Mother’s Day. Chances are good your GeekMom will like this stuff, too. Read more →
As someone who makes games for kids to play on screens, I’m not a fan of the Center for a Commercial Free Childhood’s Screen-Free Week, which begins today. I’m all for kids getting more unstructured play, more time outdoors, more time reading, and other good stuff, but the label “Screen-Free Week” forces the wrong conversation that lasts all year long. Read more →
Last week I attended Sandbox Summit, a conference at MIT that gathers great thinkers in children’s media. This year’s theme was was about nurturing kids’ imagination in the digital age, which stood in sharp contrast to the events unfolding in Boston while we were there. Instead of gluing ourselves to the news, we pressed on with the conference. It was so reassuring to talk about inspiring kids and the good that we can do through media. Read more →
My daughter and I were invited to the New Victory Theater over the weekend, and invitation I’m always quick to jump at because they have a great history of kid-friendly shows.
The current show is The Intergalactic Nemesis, billed as a live-action graphic novel. Read more →