• 80’s Movies vs Modern Teens (Re-blog from 2015)

    *Reblogged from 2/2015 with revisions to grammar/clarity*  A few weeks ago I sat down with my two sons (ages 9 and 13) and showed them their first cheesy-but-awesome-classic 80’s fantasy movie. Their reactions were an interesting mix of the expected and unexpected, and I felt suddenly very old. I watched the movie with new eyes. Older eyes. And something dawned on me.  It was cheesy, but it was still awesome.  The storytelling and imagination of the 80’s is unparalleled in today’s movies. Today few movies encourage children to use their imaginations, to seek alien worlds in a decrepit theme park ride cart, or the meta thought of a boy reading a book, about a boy reading…

  • Welcome to my Blog!

    Hello, my friends! I’ve had to revamp my website a few times due to constraints found after the fact and unfortunately my blog posts were a victim. That being said I am now trying to locate copies of the old blog posts to re-post, but it may take a while.