Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: November 2013

Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?

“Are we there yet?” Ah, those dreaded four words, launched from the backseat in varying tones of hope and discontent. Especially during the holidays, when family visits can mean extended road trips. Why not try some mood-lifting musical distraction, courtesy of top-of-the-line, award-winning family artists? […]

Time Shift Your TV – Time Travel

Time Shift Your TV – Time Travel

  If you’re like me, you might have found yourself this past week saying, “Dr. Who?” Or maybe you’re among the many fans who know and love Doctor Who, a BBC show that’s celebrating its 50thanniversary. The series, shown here on BBC America, is centered around […]

Reciting History

Reciting History

To honor the 150th anniversary (seven score and ten years) of the Gettysburg Address, there is a national effort to get everyone to learn Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech.

Time Shift Your TV – It is real? Is it magic?

Time Shift Your TV – It is real? Is it magic?

This week, you can find skepticism-inducing stunts on a new 90-minute ABC special, David Blaine: Real or Magic, airing Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 9:30 p.m.

Never Say Quit?

Never Say Quit?

Not every parenting decision is make-or-break, but sometimes it sure feels like it. One problem parents seem to grapple with the most is whether or not to let their child quit.