J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

Our Contributors

Some additonal information about our contributors:

Jim Bruce

Jim Bruce is a writer and comedian living in LA. He has written for television and radio, and has appeared in a variety of film and television roles. He is allergic to almonds.

Scott Copperman

Scott Copperman is a senior content specialist at J2 Content and father of two. He also co-produces the ReThinking LOST and An Apotheosis of a Bombast podcasts with the best friend he’s never met, Mr. Elton McManus.

On multiple occasions Scott has set the high score on the Pengo video game located at Funspot in Laconia, NH.

Rose F.

Rose is a software developer with an extensive background in both educational/school software and aerospace engineering and maintenance applications, and shares the parenting of one adopted child with her husband of nearly 16 years.

Rose is currently off software duty on disability, which leaves her plenty of time to ponder the efficacy of duct tape as a preventative mayhem measure.

Paul Goebel

Paul Goebel is an actor and stand-up comedian and has been seen on such familiar TV shows as Will & Grace and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Most importantly, Paul is the King of TV Trivia and has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs sharing his TV knowledge.

At the start of the millenium, Paul proved himself to be the King of TV Trivia by taking the top spot in TV Land’s Ultimate Fan Search earning him a wealth of prizes including his own hour to host and program on TV Land’s weekly schedule.

He has been featured in Maxim and People magazine as well as TV Guide. Paul has also written TV-related articles for websites and publications such as FilmThreat.com, BobandDavid.com, TVSquad.com and NationalLampoon.com as well as his own site TheKingofTV.com.

Paul has produced and hosted his own podcast, The Paul Goebel Show since 2007 in which he discusses television and pop culture in general with many famous guests.

Paul is best known to his fans as the resident “TV Geek.” on Comedy Central’s gameshow, Beat the Geeks.

In his spare time, Paul is a Tom Jones impersonator.

Susan Lane

Susan Lane is a Mother of a 13 year old girl and 9 year old boy. Susan holds a degree in Communication with a minor in European Studies. She has been working in the software development industry for 15 years.

In her spare time Susan volunteers for various community and church organizations, enjoys hiking, gardening and spending time with her friends, children, and husband of 17 years.

Cindy Sobania

Cindy Sobania is a credentialed teacher in southern California and a mother of two girls. Cindy began teaching in 2000. Holding degrees in both Psychology and Teaching, she  has also served as an educational consultant to several research and data companies.

In her spare time, Cindy enjoys boating, traveling, reading, going to concerts, and spending time with her friends and family.

Educator X

No single man or woman contributes under the pseudonym of  “Educator X”.

Educator X is a conglomerate of many education professionals sharing their experiences and opinions with some measure of anonymity. You can assume the names and details in their articles have been changed to protect those invovled. Although this injects a bit of fiction into Eductor X’s posts, rest assured they are (sometimes sadly) based on fact.

Parent X

Parent X is an anonymized blend of many mothers and fathers.  As with Educator X, the names and specifics are usually changed in Parent X’s posts.

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