Category: Video

Thoughts on Manliness & Becoming ‘My Own Man’

I often wondered how “manly” I really was growing up. I’ve doubted my own manhood many times. I never really liked sports. I didn’t have anything against them, but I also didn’t know more than a handful of players names in any given sport. To this day the full scope of rules in a football game elude me.

Five Of My Favorite ‘Star Trek’ Episodes with Leonard Nimoy as Spock #LLAP

I grew up watching Star Trek reruns on TV and watched the movies on repeat through elementary, middle and high school. Spock was an iconic character from the future brought to life in only the way Leonard Nimoy could have done. I had wanted to meet him in person, but sadly was never afforded the chance. The way I view the world was largely shaped by this practical and logical (sometimes even playful) character in a fictitious science fiction universe. I’m sad to see him gone.

Cardstore – #WorldsToughestJob

Disclosure: I partnered with Cardstore from American Greetings and Life of Dad, LLC for the #WorldsToughestJob Dad Casting Father’s Day promotion and was compensated for my involvement. Fatherhood is full of unscripted moments. I...

1st Class Dads

I got to attend a live broadcast taping of the local Chicago daytime show Windy City Live that airs weekdays from 11am – 12pm on ABC 7. Monday’s show theme was “1st Class Dads.”...