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The Gift for Any Trekie Brood

Star Trek Book of Opposites

Are you a Star Trek nerd who beat the odds and managed to reproduce? Need a baby book that’s as much for you as your kid? Well then…

I love Star Trek, especially The Original Series (TOS). As my friends (and wife) can attest to, William Shatner is a personal hero. So it’s more than a little surprising that I didn’t discover this board book for little tykes. It was my wife and daughter while at the library. Read More…

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Happy Thanksgiving, Or Why I Never Shop at Sears

Sears

Not even this would make it worthwhile to shop at Sears…

Our friends are about to welcome their first child sometime this month. It’s usually customary to do something nice, like get a present for the baby or stop signing them up for crap at RedFlagDeals. Read More…

Is This Your Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man?

Spider-Man and Friends Cover

Can you get cuter than Super Hero Squad? You can.

If you don’t have kids, you may never have seen these incarnations of some popular Marvel superheroes. Despite being a DC man myself, my daughter loves Spider-Man, so that’s what she plays with (along with her Disney Princesses and My Little Pony).

Yes, Marvel has Super Hero Squad, with cutsey versions of its heroes and villains, but this Spider-Man and Friends toddler board book is in a class by itself. Read More…