Our Newest iPhone-controlled Truck is Out Now!

Our Newest iPhone-controlled Truck is Out Now! Fun / Kids / New

Confession time.  I’ve never been particularly good at video gaming.  Even though I’m old enough to have smelled the styrofoamy wonderfulness of an NIB Atari 2600 as my next door neighbor showed it off the morning after Christmas, I’ve never really connected.  Hand/eye coordination?  None.  Patience and willingness to fail over and over in order […]

My grrrl crush on Rookiemag.com

My grrrl crush on Rookiemag.com Fashion / Fun / New / Stuff We Love

Maybe it’s because I recently watched my daughter participate in a moving candlelight ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Maybe it’s because I have a pre-teen daughter and teenaged son who are navigating their most fragile and formative years. Maybe I wish I were a teenager again (only […]

Why Mike hates Shark Week.

Why Mike hates Shark Week. As seen on TV / Community / Fun / In The News / Special Events / Stuff We Love

What follows is an editorial, and does not reflect the opinions of Griffin Technology.  We think Shark Week is awesome. – Ed. Every year, social networks are choked  with otherwise-intelligent people talking about how excited they are about Shark Week.  But, seriously, who actually likes sharks?  Sharks are hideously ugly prehistoric killing machines with cold, dead […]

What We’re Hearing: Nude Beach II

What We’re Hearing: Nude Beach II Fun / Music / Music Reviews / Stuff We Love

I’ve never been one for Spring Fever.  I’ve always been more of a Fall Fever guy.  I look forward with relish to fiery red leaves and sweater weather, bonfires and heavy beers.  I missed Nude Beach‘s second album, II, when the band self-released it this Spring, only to see it quickly sell out while on […]

Hypnotic Nights!

Hypnotic Nights! Fun / Music / Stuff We Love

NPR is streaming Hypnotic Nights, the new album from Nashville natives JEFF the Brotherhood.  Their Third Man Records single “Whatever I Want” was featured in our Twenty announcement video a few months back, but if that’s your only exposure to the Brothers Orrall, get ready to feel the wind in your hair.  Hypnotic Nights is […]