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Scott
Full Name: Scott Brady Website: http://www.sahmreviews.com
Info: A former manufacturing executive, Scott now balances his family life with ownership and backend administration of websites such as SahmReviews.com, GiftCardCollector.com and a number of other online properties. He also is an occasional writer and full-time board game fanatic.

HIGHLIGHTS: ChiTAG 2013 (Laser Pegs)

New to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair this year was a personal favorite of ours, Laser Pegs. We have enjoyed giving these as gifts this year to friends and family and they have a wonderful price point.  Priced very closely to other buildin ...
Using M&M’s to Win an XBox One?

Using M&M’s to Win an XBox One?

As the world knows, the XBox One is out and getting very good reviews.  Their launch went without any major issues and is sure to be under many trees this Christmas.  At $500 I don’t plan on being an early adopter this time, but I sur ...
No Helmet Required With Video Games

No Helmet Required With Video Games

Video game footage or a live action shot?  Look closely.  If you guessed video game, you’re WRONG!  But you can’t be faulted, today’s video games are so realistic it is nearly impossible to tell the two apart.  Here’ ...
Energizer Bunny vs. The Drain Monster

Energizer Bunny vs. The Drain Monster

There are definitely things that should never see the light of day.  I’m referring to the black, gooey, spongy, twisted ball of yuck I pulled from our daughter’s sink. Here’s a preview – notice the solid-looking mess ...

Avenging My Past

I’m going to date myself.  NO, not like that – get your head out of the gutter!  I’m going to show my…age!  Maybe not exactly, but you’ll get the idea in a second. In the late 80’s I had just started coll ...
Is That a Frog in Your Pocket?

Is That a Frog in Your Pocket?

We never used to be Apple freaks.  Well, maybe I was – my first computer was an Apple II+ back in the late 80’s.  But after that, it was all Microsoft products from DOS 3.1 though Windows 7.  Then I received an iPod Touch for Ch ...

Vudu Done Well – Part 2

Right before Halloween I signed up for Vudu after purchasing a pre-order copy of Men In Black 3.  While I do wish the signup process had been a little smoother, I did get it set up – and thus the wait began for the early release of MI ...