J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

Godzilla, King of the Monsters

Having been born in 1970, I was exposed to some of the greatest fandoms of the last century in their hey day.  I was able to experience Star Wars, Star Trek, Indiana Jones, John Cusack films, MST3K, Marvel and DC comics, Saturday Night Live, the Rolling Stones, the Police, not to mention a bevy of…. read more

When 4th Place is Better Than 1st Place

I’ve enjoyed 10 years of being my son’s idol. He wants to grow up and be the person I am: work at the same job, do the same activities, be the man I am. So many of the choices he makes stand out to my wife and I as having “what would Dad do?” in…. read more

Anakin is not the Hero of Star Wars!

On any list of the top movie villans of all time, Darth Vader routinely places among the top 5. For example, Vader  is #3 in AFI’s top 50 villians, #1 in the Sunday Times’ top 50, and #2 at listverse.com. According to many sources, Darth Vader was conceived by George Lucas “as the epitomy of…. read more

Disappointed in Disney and Hannah Montana

Yes, yes… I now they are a corporation and a ficticious person, but none the less, I have been stewing for a while now over what I feel was a bad message sent to young Hannah Montana fans in the show’s final scenes. You can watch the final 6 minutes of the series finale here….. read more

I Love You More Than Cookies (and Donuts)

I said that once to my daughter. In fact, I’ve said it to her many times. She knows it means I love her a great deal, because she knows her Daddy loves to bake and to eat sweets. Cooking is fun for me, and it’s a social thing for me as well. I cook with…. read more

A Tale of Two San Diego Charger Fans

For the last couple of years, the San Diego Chargers have been a Super Bowl contender. Led by the league’s #1 passer at quarterback and the game’s best tight end, the Chargers have one of the most explosive offenses in the NFL. This past season the team’s star wide receiver held out for more money,…. read more

Supporting the Dream

If you still use America Online (it’s okay if you do), you’ve likely seen an article entitled  “How an 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Crashed the Oscars“. It tells the story of 11-year-old Megan Kent and how she developed an idea she had for a clothing line. I’m very happy for Ms. Kent, and I hope that Love…. read more

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