| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Finally! A comedy that works. An animated film with a look — a kinetic aesthetic honoring its product line's bright, bricklike origins — that isn't like every other clinically rounded and bland digital 3-D effort. A movie that works for the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Those of us lucky enough to have siblings know a rewarding, lifelong loving relationship is built upon a firm foundation of taunts, noogies and tattling.
Interestingly enough, the mean things your older brothers and sisters inflicted...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they're worth taking," Vice President Joe Biden declared on Wednesday as he previewed what his commission on gun violence might actually do.
"There are executive orders, there's...
| Sep 4, 2012
When my son decided to stick a Lego up his nose earlier this summer requiring a trip to the emergency room, a lot of questions swirled through my mind: Is this normal? Why did he do this? Should I ban Legos from the house?
Then in early August a boy in...
| Jun 28, 2008
| 4:01 PM
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I'm not a fighter, but this series has been all too civil for my liking. Spice things up!
Kick some dirt Lou! Hit someone with a chair Ozzie! Or, you could both rap...that's always entertaining....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Gru is back...and it was worth the wait.
Steve Carell's lovable villain has settled into Dad-mode in 'Despicable Me 2'and the job suits him just fine. But, when a fetching femaile agent from the 'Anti-Villain League', voiced by Kristen Wiig, enlists...
| Aug 26, 2008
I won't be reading this column today; it was hard enough just to write it. This is the father-notes-little-boy-growing-up column that I fought off a dozen times. Nick's high school graduation was in June. I attended, of course, and found myself too...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 5:47 AM
Legoland Florida opens its doors to the public in the crowded theme-park market that is Central Florida on Saturday. Here are a few of the ways, big and small, that the Winter Haven attraction is designed to stand out.
At the park's...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 5:13 PM
So the Supreme Court has spoken. Children can buy or rent video games without parental consent, no matter their content. They say the violence, torture or even virtual rapes that occur in some of the games can't be censored any more than than we...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:01 AM
If simple pleasures are, indeed, the best, then merry-go-rounds might be the best of the best at theme parks.
Although Orlando's parks are stocked with high-tech, 3-D, rib-rattling, in-your-face attractions, sometimes it's nice to just go around and...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis celebrated a record breaking summer Wednesday.
The popular attraction has set an all-time attendance record.
About 250,000 visitors checked out the museum during June and July of this year. That’s 11 percent...