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  • How a demon iPad stole my summer vacation

    I plan to remember this year's vacation season with just two words: Never again. Never again, that is, will I take all my technology along. The Internet has ruined summer vacations. When I first visited my in-laws' cabin in Ontario's north woods 35...
  • Cupcakes and kindness at the center of 'Wee-Pie'

    Cupcakes and kindness at the center of 'Wee-Pie'
    Baking as an act of redemption and reinvention has cropped up rather frequently in the American cultural landscape recently — think Keri Russell as an abused wife who finds her purpose in pies in "Waitress" or Kristen Wiig's thwarted bakery owner in...
  • 'Orange is the New Black' casts new light on women's prison

    'Orange is the New Black' casts new light on women's prison
    It was sometime around the 30-minute mark of episode 11 of the new Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black” that I suddenly felt that going to a women’s prison might not be so bad. Even life-affirming. I was in the process...
  • A Modern Spin On 'Family Game Night'

    A Modern Spin On 'Family Game Night'
    Last Christmas, I accidentally bought a version of an old-school board game that (GASP) involves a tablet. We play a lot of games and, remembering back to one of my favorite choices as a child, I thought the boys would like the The Game of Life. But,...
  • “The American Bible Challenge” returns for Season 2 March 21 on GSN

     
    GSN is bringing back its popular original series The American Bible Challenge for Season 2 starting March 21. The one-hour game show tests contestants on their knowledge of the Bible, and Season 2 finds 18 new teams putting forward that knowledge. Jeff...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. --- As the person in my family least fond of Scrabble, I resonated deeply......
  • There be dragons: 'Of Dice and Men' explores the story of D&D

    There be dragons:  'Of Dice and Men' explores the story of D&D
    In the early 1970s, three guys in the Midwest invented a genuinely new kind of game. David Wesely, Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson were all fascinated by complicated tabletop war simulations; Wesely was the one who revolutionized game-play when he asked...
  • Words With Friends teaching yutz new tricks

    Words With Friends teaching yutz new tricks
    My mom's late Auntie Beth was the best Scrabble player I ever saw. She routinely beat everyone in the family well into her 90s. An avid crossword solver, she knew words I never heard of, and she was a great strategist to boot. At her big 100th...
  • International TableTop Day: Wil Wheaton wants you to play board games

     
    Wil Wheaton, Felicia Day and the group behind the weekly web series “TableTop” are hoping to take their fervor for ......
  • 10 board games for TableTop Day: Felicia Day’s team wants you to play

     
    Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton and the “TableTop” team over at Geek & Sundry are hoping that their zeal for board ......
  • In Rotation: 'Avalanche' by Quadron, 'Kenny Dennis LP' by Serengeti

    Quadron "Avalanche" (Vested In Culture/Epic) It's impossible not to relish Coco O's sultry vocals on "Avalanche," the sophomore effort from Danish electro-soul duo Quadron. Her sweet voice tangles with a mix of indie pop, electronica, soul and...
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