Monthly Archives: March 2010

Justin Bieber on the Mind

Justin who? Ask your daughter; she knows, along with every other young girl across the media driven world. As I type this, his Never Let You Go video is the #1 downloaded video on iTunes, and his Baby videos (the … Continue reading

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Exhausted

The Skit Guys, sign language, 21 hours to fly coast to coast (yeah, it shouldn’t take that long), a whole lotta kids… these were the elements of this past weekend. Wow… I’m tired! The weekend started at 6AM Friday morning … Continue reading

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Nicholas Sparks

Yesterday I received a phone call from one of the media companies that sends me to screenings for movie reviews, and they asked me if I wanted to interview Nicholas Sparks today, author of A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, … Continue reading

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My Kids Actually Liked This…

How often do you come across a clean film with a positive message that teenagers actually enjoy? It’s rare! Last week my wife and I finally sat down and watched a film I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about. We already … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into Miley

Our Sunday paper, The Sacramento Bee, always includes a little celeb magazine-insert called PARADE, providing celebrity interviews and photos. Yesterday’s PARADE featured an in depth interview with Miley Cyrus titled, Nobody’s Teen Queen. And she made that point quite clear. She’s gonna do … Continue reading

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Top 10 Signs You’re Turning 40

So Thursday was my 40th birthday. Funny… I don’t feel older today. Although if I’m honest, my body has been telling me, “Hey Jonathan! You’re 40!” for the last year. I’ve gotten more running injuries in the last year- my … Continue reading

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40th Birthday Giveaway

Well… my 30′s have just ended. It’s now March 18, 2010 and I am officially 40-years-old. That’s right… I’m now old! So to celebrate, I’m going to give away some presents to the first 15 of you that can answer one question!  … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Personal | 34 Comments

Gaga and Beyonce Team Up to Currupt

You’ve read our articles summarizing the content coming out of Beyonce. You’ve read our articles summarizing what you can expect from Lady Gaga. So I guess it’s no surprise what results when the two of them team up. It’s racy, … Continue reading

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You Know I’m Just Gonna Hurtcha!

When I met my wife 20 years ago, we were both 19 and had been living life for ourselves. A lot of consequences result from this kind of living, and the two of us faced the fallout of some of … Continue reading

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Geriatric Britney Fans

Earlier this week I was swimming laps at my local pool (some of you might remember my blog about when I first began doing this with my kids). Sometimes it’s hard to time it right– there are a lot of … Continue reading

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