The Empire Strikes Back Golden Book
blog

If you’ve heard our podcast you know we are huge proponents of raising your game in life. Both as a person and a parent. By intentionally “leveling up” you are setting an example that will last across generations. Reading to your child is important. Hugely important. In fact, how often

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DD32-Pixar
podcast

Toy Story was the movie that started it all. Four years in the making, this first every fully computer animated feature film changed our lives forever. Cranking out hit after hit from Monsters Inc. to The Incredibles they have the formula for a great film down to a science. But it’s

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DD31-Scott-Roberts
podcast

In this episode we had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Roberts of the Firecast podcast. Scott is a self-admitted “chilehead” and has eaten pure capsaicin on not one, but three separate occasions. Just for the bragging rights. This guy is insane. Naturally this makes Brent extremely jealous and he inquires

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DD30-Lou-Mongello
podcast

Walt Disney World is a truly magical place. Kids dream from a young age of getting to visit the Magic Kingdom in person. With all the new acquisitions (Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars) there’s plenty of fun to be had for adults as well. And that’s exactly what our latest guest Lou

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DD29-GX-KNIGHT
podcast

Memory lane can be fun to visit. Especially when you bump into someone as cool as Matt Simpson (a.k.a. GX Knight). He spent some time working with Brent during his restaurant management days and their paths cross again in this episode. And he doesn’t hesitate to dish the dirt on

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DD28-E3
podcast

I can still remember the birth of video games. First it was Pong. Sure that may not be much more than the folded-paper football game we played in school, but when it came out it was hot new technology. And from there we quickly moved on to various other platforms with

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DD27-Elon-Musk
podcast

Man Crush – When a straight man has a “crush” on another man, not sexual but kind of idolizing him. ex. Many straight men end up having man crushes on Johnny Depp (I don’t blame them). Brent literally searched for many minutes until he found a definition he was comfortable with. He

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DD26-Angry-Grad
podcast

In this week’s episode we get the chance to talk with author Leah Bell about her brand new book, The Angry Grad. Together we explore a system that once was the ticket a great job and stable future but has now become the subject of great controversy. Are we paying

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DD25-Books
podcast

Learning. In an age of rapid technology we have no choice but to try and keep up. Gaining new knowledge and skills have become a necessity if we are to thrive in this brave new world. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be painful. One of the greatest ways to learn

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DD24-Education
podcast

Education is broken. Not the actual schools mind you, those are just fine. As are the many teachers out there who strive to give their students the best foundation they can. What we’re talking about here is an outdated system that technology has left behind. No longer does our nation

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