Lego Movie, Leaf by Niggle, and the Urge to Perfection

“All I’m asking for is total perfection,” instructs President Business pleasantly. When his Lego citizens fail to arrange themselves in the ideal pose, he calls in Micromanagers to do it for them. Then he aims his ultimate weapon, the KraGl, and squirts them with Krazy Glue. “Everything is awesome!” his Lego people sing, unaware of [Read More…]

Missionary Mermaid Wants More

“Sshhhhh!” hisses my daughter. “No singing!” Well, if you want to call it that. I’m wailing, “Who caaares. No big deaaal. I want mooore!” with Disney’s Little Mermaid as we hurtle down the highway. My daughter doesn’t approve of my can’t-beat-’em-join-’em method of coping with playback number three of this CD in one week. Children’s [Read More…]