Book: “Where the Sidewalk Ends” – Shel Silverstein – Sometimes in our adulthood we need a reminder of how beautiful the world is and how easily we overcomplicate things. I have the perfect antidote: Shel Silverstein’s “Where the Sidewalk Ends.” This compilation of children’s poems will help you reconnect with your childhood, leaving you refreshed and positive.
Movie: “Amélie” – Want to feel cultured? Then “Amélie” is the perfect movie for you. In fact, “Amélie” is just a perfect movie. This French foreign film is about an awkwardly quirky French woman, Amélie, who invests in creatively helping people without them knowing. Along the way, she discovers the beauties and pains that come from love.
Music: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “The VS. Redux” – This dynamic duo consists of rapper Macklemore and producer Ryan Lewis. Macklemore’s raps in “The VS. Redux” cover genuine love, the struggles in relapsing from drugs, celebrating life, and showing that being a stay-at-home dad is awesome.
TV: “Archer” – Who says you need to be a child in order to enjoy cartoons? “Archer” is a satirical cartoon that mainly revolves around the narcissistic secret agent Sterling Archer, as well as everyone else in the spy agency. This cartoon is highly inappropriate for someone who lacks a sense of humor.
Game: “Cards Against Humanity: – “Cards Against Humanity” is, hands down, my favorite card game. It’s so simple, even a plebeian can understand it. Each turn, one player puts down a black card, and the rest of the players put down their favorite white card. Imagine “Apples to Apples,” but for adults.