It wouldn’t be the holiday season without watching the classic specials by Bass and Rankin. It’s a tradition as rich as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. One show, in particular, always seems to resonate more in my household than the others. It involves a skinny Santa whose wife insists he “eat papa eat!” and an […]

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Photo/ Joe del Tufo My son watches a lot of television shows that make my head spin and my eyes roll. One show, however, always makes me smile in the morning as I sip my first of way-too-many morning coffees. It’s Peppa Pig, and it’s such a delight to watch that I actually hope each […]

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On the last day of New York City’s 113th North American International Toy Fair – the Western Hemisphere’s largest and most important toy show – February 13-16, 2016, A-Sides’ Jon Chattman toured the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for some interesting upcoming products. Watch the video below, and find joy in the return of the […]

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Photo/Jesse Jenkins Most of the time, a song gets stuck inside your head for hours, days courtesy of a catchy chorus or well-written verse. In the case of Bastille, however, their orca-whale-sized hit “Pompeii” produced a mind gloriously filled with repeated “eh ohs.” Still on heavy rotation on alt and pop stations a year later, […]

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