Best Friend Time

The kid is back from an epic sleep over at his best friend’s house. What happens when two friends spend 24 hours without screen time? “It seems longer,” the kid reports to which his best friend adds, “time flies when you’re on screens.” Their screenless time was spent playing table top games like “Stratego” and “Battle Ball.” The best friend remembers his favorite OUYA console games from past playdates, “Bomb Squad” and “Hard Lander.” The Dad asks the kid’s best friend what he’s doing in his screen time free time, and the answer is watching YouTubers “DanTDM” and “PopularMMOs.” There is a heated panel discussion about the old version of the Clay Soldiers mod for Minecraft. Finally, the best friend reveals that he has just seen “Star Wars The Force Awakens” for the first time mere days earlier.

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Best Friend Time

No Star Wars Playground Spoilers

The Dad is blown away that the kid’s classmates are listening to the podcast. The kid reviews the movie “Zoom: Academy for Superheroes.” They talk about playground spoilers for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Learning 4th grade geography helps the kid to play his new favorite tablet game, “Trivia Crack.” The Dad wants to talk about 4th graders with their own phones. “Madden Mobile Football” is described. The kid confesses to a deeper truth about an incident in a moving vehicle that made the Dad yell a lot two years ago. The kid watched two NFL playoff games, he passionately describes the highlights…

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No Star Wars Playground Spoilers

Force Awakens, Force Awakens and Force Awakens

The dad asks the kid what he thinks about the new Star Wars movie, and then the dad shares a whole lot of opinions because Gen X can’t help himself. Also the kid asks, what’s the deal with C3PO’s red arm and why did R2D2 keep his part of the map a secret? All this and 7 reasons why the kid can’t see Magic Sword play a new years show in Portland…

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Force Awakens, Force Awakens and Force Awakens

Low Energy Star Wars Mythbusters Agar.io

Deep in darkest December, the father and son record a podcast. Despite the dad’s obvious desire to nap, they are mere hours away from seeing “Star Wars, The Force Awakens” for the first time. The dad asks the son to explain why Star Wars matters so much. Also, the son saw a live performance of the Mythbusters guys with his grandpa. Lastly, the kid describes the online game “Agar.io” in passionate detail…

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Low Energy Star Wars Mythbusters Agar.io

Ep 4 – Snowflakes and Hangman

The kid is still into the YouTube channel “Zach Scott Games.” He is also a fan of improv comedy and gives his feedback to the dad regarding his recent live performance. They explain Hangman to the people of the future. The kid played two Wii games all day on Sunday, the dad asks what that’s like. The kid is counting down the days until Star Wars the Force Awakens opens…

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Ep 4 – Snowflakes and Hangman

EP 2 – Sauerkraut, Holes and Origami

The dad asks why kids don’t wear their coats in the winter. The kid is listening to Louis Sachar’s “Holes” on audio book which the dad believes is one of the best stories ever, for kids or adults. The kid is into the show “Slugterra” despite it being a predictable battle of good vs evil. The kid is OBSESSED with the tablet game “King of Thieves.” The dad and the kid agree that Seth Bling is good at YouTube…

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EP 2 – Sauerkraut, Holes and Origami