All Mickey’s Eve

Witches and demons. Ghosts and goblins. Devils and monsters. These (usually adorable) creatures used to roam the streets of suburbia on Halloween, wandering from house to house. Every knock and ringing doorbell signified the arrival of another group of evil spirits, there to demand treats at threat of “tricks”. (Yes, this social contract is the lesson…

Early Father’s Day

What are you doing tomorrow? It’s conference championship weekend, and it’s time to pay your dues. We all know the Super Bowl. Other than Star Wars movies and the last season of Game of Thrones, it might be the last American monocultural event. Somewhere between one third and one half of Americans watch the Super…

Oh. Canada.

Unlike some of the other Reno dads associated with this site, I enjoy soccer.  It’s not my favorite sport, it’s not my second favorite, but it’s in the running. This means that while they have their boys at Little League, my son enjoys running around and kicking at or around a ball. It’s already apparent…

The Disney Women’s March

This last weekend, the live-action rendition of Beauty and The Beast crushed expectations, and opened to an absurd $170M domestically, good for the 7th biggest U.S. opening of all time, and EASILY the biggest PG opening ever. Buried under that incredible headline was the even more shocking number of women who saw this movie.  Now we all…