Category Archives: Podcasts

GBBP 77: ‘Life, Animated’

GBBP 77: ‘Life, Animated’

This week, we talk about the new ‘Life, Animated’ documentary, which tells the story of Owen Suskind, a young man who showed signs of regressive autism at age 3 when he suddenly stopped speaking. We chat with parents Ron and Cornelia about their decision to share Owen’s story with the world, Owen’s role in making both the book and film, and their advice for parents. Read More

GBBP 73: Reiner Knizia

GBBP 73: Reiner Knizia

This week, we get our game on with none other than Reiner Knizia. We chat about his games, the importance of awards (he was just nominated yet again for the children’s version of the Spiel des Jahres), the balance of theme vs mechanics, whether playing games is essential to human nature, and what he thinks epitomizes a Reiner Knizia game. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 033: ‘Little Golden Star Wars’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 033: ‘Little Golden Star Wars’

Sorry for the skip week–Baby Hazel plus a last minute business trip meant no time for a podcast last week. This week we jump right back in by reading a couple of the ‘Star Wars’ Little Golden Books. These are awesome little versions of the six movies (‘The Force Awakens’ one is on our wishlist). We always have a blast reading these together. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 032: ‘Baby Hazel’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 032: ‘Baby Hazel’

Things have become a little crazy around here with the latest addition to our family, Baby Hazel! We start this episode with a sincere thank you to the folks over at Dreamworks for sending Captain Owen an awesome little care package of the die-cast ‘DinoTrux’ toys. Owen then sings a song to his new baby sister before holding her and making up some stories for her. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

In today’s episode we talk about our latest trip to Disneyland. We were anticipating Owen’s first time on ‘Star Tours’ but, despite his doctor’s measurements from two weeks ago, Owen wasn’t tall enough. We still had a blast though, and Owen decided that ‘The Jungle Cruise’ is his new favorite ride. Read More