Beside Myself: Why April Fools is Important

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David Sewell McCann will happily lose some sleep if it means teaching his children that “Life is Fun.”

Are You Playing or Are You Dead?

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James Altucher realizes that you either play or you die, the choice is yours. And his.

How I Knew I Was Depressed

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For Norbert Brown, it was when he was asked a question he couldn’t answer.

The Game Changer is a Meal-Maker at Buffalo Wild Wings

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Took the family to Buffalo Wild Wings on a summery day in Chicago. I’ll be back for another round of wings with that sweet barbeque sauce.

Avenue Q Heads North to Canada

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One of New York’s most hilarious, tongue-in-cheek puppet shows makes its way to the Great White North.

What Do I Stand For?

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Canadian Dad blogger Chris Read uses the Fun song as a catalyst to examine his own values.

The Trouble with Trouble

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We’ve all been there, yes?

I Hope My Son Is Lucky

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JD Roberto wasn’t a bad kid growing up, just a little wild and very lucky.

29 Play Dates to Spice Up Your Relationships

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Arcades, board games, picnics, oh my!

A List of Stupid Things I Have Done Whilst Biking

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Josh Bowman Lists Some of the Stupidest Things He Has Done on a Bicycle

Her Majesty’s Triple Strawberry Cake

Tweet      Friday night I was in my mom’s kitchen cooking while my 14-year-old daughter, who I affectionately refer to as Drama Queen, “helped.”  My mom was out of town and to be perfectly honest I prefer her kitchen to what I have to cook in, so we commandeered her place for a while. […]

Ten Improv Scenes I Am Tired Of Watching (And Sometimes Stupidly Being In) – People and Chairs Guestpost

TweetI was generously offered the opportunity to write a guestpost for Sally Smallwood’s wonderful and insightful improv blog. Here it is: Note: Any scene can be terrific if it’s played enthusiastically and intelligently, but generally when I see players initiate any of the scenes below, it doesn’t end well. PS: I’ve done most of these […]

My very un-tenthings guestpost shared on a very excellent blog

TweetI wrote a guest post on a sad dating story for my wonderful blogger friend (and former tenthings guestposter) Sexy Typewriter, who writes an amazing blog about dating (by the way, if you are a man interested in amazing women, you should date her). Here is my very un-tenthings guestpost, in all its sad glory: http://sexytypewriter.com/2012/02/07/guest-post-2-riding-on-bikes-with-girls/  

Great Moments in Greatness: Two Of A Kind (Michael Jackson & Diana Ross)

A candid moment for two entertainers who really loved what they did.

#whodwin Wednesday: Playoffs Time, Baby! [Fan-Decided Character Battles]

After fifteen weeks, fifty two characters are left to do battle, until there can only be one …

How Do Dads Play?

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We Know Play Is Good For Us All. Jennifer Cooper shares what she has learned about games Dads play.