News, Reviews and My 2 Cents

Thank You Wil Wheaton
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This is less a review, but more a thank you letter from one Geek Dad to another. I’m a father of 5 wonderful children ages 10-16, and we used to have a weekly family game night.  We got bored of the same old, bland games…until now. Thank you Wil Wheaton for giving my family so…

Grey’s Anatomy Was a Good Show at One Time…Seriously
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Ah, Grey’s Anatomy. Back in 2005, I gave Grey’s a chance; mainly because of the participation of Patrick Dempsey. The show quickly grew on me and became a must-see addition to our household lineup. It didn’t take long for the show to lazily venture from interesting medical drama to soap opera territory. Meredith (Ellen Pompeo),…

Another Sovereign Era Novel from Matthew Wayne Selznick?
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Back in 2008, I read the novel, “Brave Men Run” ( by Matthew Wayne Selznick ) on a single flight from Detroit to Denver. Was it short in comparison to some novels? Yes. But I was able to finish the book because I just could not put it down. It was that engaging. Now, Matthew…

How I Met Your Mother – Drunk Train
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How I Met Your Mother follows that old “Friends/Seinfeldformula” that has worked so well over the years, but with great improvement. It takes the best of each and melds them into a great show. The ensemble cast just entertains more and more each week. There was plenty of evidence of that this week. I love…