About Benjamin

Ben Butler, president and CEO of gentlebim.com, is a professional web content and print media copywriter with over five years experience. In addition to writing, he works part time at a local veterinary practice. He is an uber geek who loves video games, anime, transformers, and generally anything that can be classified as "dorky."

The Finest Hours – Honor Heroes and Win a Trip to Hawaii

The Finest Hours is the true story of the most daring rescue ever undertaken by the Coast Guard. It's the story of an improbable rescue mission that shows how the worst times can become the finest hours for those who stand up and do what needs to be done. In anticipation of the arrival of The Finest Hours, Disney has released a behind the scenes featurette highlighting what goes on behind the … [Read more...]

New Finding Dory Trailer

Disney Pixar has just released the new Finding Dory trailer. I can already tell this is going to be a great movie. This Finding Dory trailer clocked in at just over a minute long, but it had everything I remember and love about Dory and the gang. The Finding Dory Trailer is Just a Taste of the Awesome Remember finding Nemo? Remember how much fun it was to watch Dory meander around and forget … [Read more...]

Whirlpool Every Day, Care – Helping Habitat for Humanity Help Others

The Whirlpool Every day, Care Project is all about making the world a better place one act of kindness at a time. Whirlpool is dedicated to making the world better with their partnership with Habitat for Humanity, and their Whirlpool Every day, Care Project is all about encouraging us to care every day, as well. Today’s post is sponsored by hhgregg, by my love for their new Whirlpool products are … [Read more...]

Alice: Through the Looking Glass is Coming

Alice: Through The Looking Glass is coming! Awww yeah. Can you hear that? That's the sound of me fudderwacking. And why am I fudderwacking, you ask? Because Alice: Through The Looking Glass is coming to theaters May 27th. Fudderwacking seems the only acceptable course of action for this news. Through The Looking Glass - Because Sometimes Sequels are Good I have to admit, there are some movie … [Read more...]

MomCo is Hosting a The Good Dinosaur Giveaway

MomCo has partnered with The Good Dinosaur for a giveaway that's tailor made for moms and kids. The MomCo The Good Dinosaur giveaway is celebrating the upcoming arrival of The Good Dinosaur in theaters November 25th in a big way with this great giveaway. About MomCo MomCo is a mobile app that helps connect moms in communities based on proximity and common interests and experiences for all … [Read more...]

Best Buy Holiday Shopping Event is Tech-tacular

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card. I don't know how you feel about holiday shopping, but I'm not a huge fan. I have to figure out what to get people. I have to worry that it's not the right thing. I don't like it. The only thing I like about holiday shopping is going to Best Buy, and this year Best Buy is helping make my holiday shopping fun again instead of … [Read more...]

Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 – Powerful 2-in-1 Tech

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 is here! They days of bulky, clunky laptops are a thing of the past. Now we have 2-in-1 beauties like the Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 that give us performance and power in a truly portable package. WOOT! Toshiba Satellite … [Read more...]

Wyndham Extra Holidays – Your Ticket to the Perfect Vacation

This is a sponsored post with Wyndham Resorts. However, all opinions are my own.  Wyndham Extra Holidays is your passport to the most perfect vacation you've ever had. I've stayed at many hotels, and the general experience for me has been tiny bathrooms with plastic cups and beds that are less than comfortable. All of that business is a thing of the past with Wyndham Extra Holidays. A Home … [Read more...]

The Force Awakens with a New Trailer

A new trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens aired last night on Monday Night Football, and it was just as awesome as I thought it would be. It was a geek out moment that I'll remember for a long, long time. Star Wars: The Force Awakens looks to be the best entry yet into the franchise. The Force Awakens in a Big Way Holy Jesus, God, Buddah, Allah, Zeus, and Odin, the trailer for Star … [Read more...]

Bridge of Spies Star Tom Hanks Hangs with Kid President

Bridge of Spies star, Tom Hanks, recently had a sit down with YouTube sensation, Kid President, and the results were nothing short of hilarious. Bridge of Spies may be a tense thriller, but this meeting of the minds was 100% laid back laughter. Bridge of Spies Star Meets Kid Prez While Bridge of Spies may be an edge-of-your-seat cold war thriller, the meeting between Tom Hanks and Kid President … [Read more...]

Disney’s Descendants Will Have a Descendant

Disney's Descendants has taken the world by storm. I know my niece ate it up like it was the last show she'd ever watch. Fan fervor has reached such a fever pitch for Disney's Descendants that a sequel script has been commissioned from the movie's screenwriters, Sara Parriott and Josann McGibbon. Disney's Descendants Sequel in the Works It's no secret that Disney's Descendants was a smash … [Read more...]

Bridge of Spies – The Perfect Date Night Movie

Bridge of Spies is coming to theaters everywhere Friday, October 16, 2015. Bridge of Spies, a tense, cold war thriller, tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer, trying desperately to secure the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Bridge of Spies - A Tense Cold War Thriller Bridge of Spies is one of the best cold war thrillers to be released in a long, long time. With the … [Read more...]

The Good Dinosaur Movie – A New Poster and Trailer

The Good Dinosaur is a story of friendship, and it's making its way to theaters November 25, 2015. To celebrate the impending arrival of this dino-sized family film, Disney/Pixar has release a new The Good Dinosaur poster and trailer. The Good Dinosaur Movie - The Power of Friendship The Good Dinosaur movie looks at a world where the dinosaurs never died off. Pixar Animation Studios follow … [Read more...]

The Moana Movie Has Its Leading Lady

The Moana movie is sailing into theaters on November 23, 2016, and it now has its leading lady. Newcomer and Hawaiian native, 14 year old, Auli'i Cravalho will be the voice of Moana, the star of the Moana movie. Official Boiler Plate Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast South Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a … [Read more...]

Force Friday – The Force Awakens World Wide

Guess what today is? That's right! It's Force Friday, the day when all of geekdom unites to get their hooks into the new toys from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Force Friday is a global unboxing of all the coolest swag related to the new installment of the Star Wars franchise. Force Friday - Because Alliteration Makes Everything Better And it does. Force Friday sounds as awesome as it is. It's … [Read more...]

The Force is Strong with Instagram

Star Wars: The Force Awakens unleashed 15 seconds of pure, unadulterated Jedi awesomeness onto Instagram Thursday, August 30th. In fact, they were the first video EVER to be shared on Instagram using the new landscape orientation. The Force Hits Instagram Like a Darth Vader Choke Hold The very day that Instagram announced the ability to share photos and videos in landscape orientation as … [Read more...]

Pixar Animation and Khan Academy Launch Pixar in a Box

Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy are partnering to bring a love of STEAM to kids everywhere. STEAM - or Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics - is the cornerstone of Pixar Animation Studios, and Khan Academy is the cornerstone of STEAM. It's a perfect partnership. Pixar Animation and Khan Academy - Making STEAM More Accessible Khan Academy, in partnership with Pixar … [Read more...]

Learning to Ride a Bike can be Fun, Not Frightening

Remember when you learned to ride a bike? I do. It was terrifying. I had no training wheels, shaky confidence, and a concrete driveway that I just knew I was going to kiss at some point. Learning to ride a bike was not a fun experience for me, but with Leg&Go, kids can learn to ride a bike with all the fun and none of the fright. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my … [Read more...]

Ant-Man Printable Coloring Sheets and Games

Ant-Man is finally here, and so are these cool printable coloring sheets and games for the kids. With these printable coloring sheets and games, you can bring the fun of the movie home. It's a great way to keep the Ant-Man train rolling along after movie time is over. Printable Coloring Sheets and Games are Family Fun So. Ant-Man finally arrived, and it was awesome. Ant-Man delivered all of the … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Ant-Man is Almost Upon Us – Celebrate with Little Ant-Man

Can you feel that? The awesome power of Marvel's Ant-Man? I can feel it. It's rolling towards us like a wave of giant ants straight out of Empire of the Ants. Every day, I get more and more excited. I mean, seriously. One of the founding members of The Avengers is finally getting his screen time! To commemorate the release of Marvel's Ant-Man, I've got a pretty cool Youtube video that's going … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Comic-Con Reel

A long time ago. In a galaxy far, far away... *cue theme music* Star Wars: The Force Awakens is making its way to theaters everywhere December 18th, 2015. Awww yeah! As a long time Star Wars uber fan - I even enjoyed the prequels - I am absolutely stoked about the next installment in the Star Wars series. The Force Awakens will build on the past story as well as the lore of the universe and … [Read more...]

The Finest Hours – An Incredible True Story

The Finest Hours is coming to theaters everywhere January 29th, 2016. This action-thriller, based on the true story of the Coast Guard's most harrowing and heroic small boat mission, features such stars as Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, and Eric Bana. The Finest Hours Show Us the Finest of Us The Finest Hours is an action packed thriller based on the true story of the greatest small boat rescue … [Read more...]

Ant-Man is on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

Hollywood's Walk of Fame has a new star. Paul Rudd is on the Walk of Fame, and he deserves it. The star of Ant-Man was honored with a star on July 1st, 2015 in front of the historic El Capitan Theatre, and his co-star, Michael Douglas, and Ant-Man director, Peyton Reed, were on hand to celebrate the occasion. Hollywood's Walk of Fame has a Super Star I think it's about time Paul Rudd got a … [Read more...]

An Ant-Man Poster for Every Taste – BOOYAH

Hello fellow geeks. It's your friendly neighborhood Marvel geek here to let you know that you can get a look at a cool Ant-Man poster from Marvel Studios. In fact, you can get a look at three of them! They've releases some wicked cool posters, and every Ant-Man poster in this collection is epic. An Ant-Man Poster to Fit Any Fan Every Ant-Man poster in this batch from Marvel Studios hit the mark, … [Read more...]

Zootopia First Look

We all love Disney, and what's more Disney than adventure, shenanigans, and talking animals? Nothing. That's what. Take a big city, talking animals, and an adventurous laugh-fest, and you get Zootopia. Zootopia is Disney Animation's newest family feature, and it looks like it's going to be a good one! Zootopia - Anthropomorphic Disney at Its Finest I mean look at that. That single frame … [Read more...]

Bridge of Spies Could be the Best Thriller of the Fall

Bridge of Spies is coming to theaters everywhere October 16, 2015, and it could very well be the best thriller of the fall. This tense thriller, set in the Cold War era, tells the story of an unlikely recruit of the CIA and his mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Bridge of Spies is a Thriller to See Bridge of Spies brings everything we all know and love about … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Ant-Man – New TV Trailer Released

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard about the arrival of Marvel's Ant-Man to the big screen. It's coming folks, and with each new trailer released, I get a little more excited. At this point, I'm an annoyance to the people around me, because I'll rewind on any and all television spots related to Marvel's Ant-Man and watch them a few times before I let everyone else get back to … [Read more...]

The Good Dinosaur – Fossil Era Fun

The Good Dinosaur is making its way to theaters, and it looks like a good one. The newest effort from Pixar, The Good Dinosaur is a new take on the classic story of friendship and self-discovery. The Good Dinosaur - Friendship, Family, and Facing Your Fears What if the meteor that killed off the dinosaurs never hit? What would the world look like with humans and dinosaurs living side by side? … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland Film Featurettes Give us a Glimpse Into the Future

The new Tomorrowland film is rocketing closer. It will be out May 22nd. That's only five days from now! I'm stoked about it, and so is Disney. To get us all the mood for the national release of the Tomorrowland film, Disney has provided two featurettes to give us a look at the people of Tomorrowland and the city itself. Tomorrowland Film Featurettes - Looking to the Future The new Tomorrowland … [Read more...]

New Captain America Movie, Civil War is on Its Way

The new Captain America movie, Civil War is finally on its way! BOOYAH! Marvel Studios has officially begun production on this bad boy, and it's going to be insane. This will be the first crossover in the Marvel cinematic universe. I'm having a full-on geek out, right now! This Captain America Movie is a First for Marvel This. Well, this is absolutely awesome. I know, I know! I use that word a … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Ant-Man – Getting Ready for Pint-Sized Power

Marvel's Ant-Man is making its way to theaters, and to get us all revved up for this newest installment into the Marvel cinematic universe, Marvel has released a new poster. It's pretty sweet. Marvel's Ant-Man is Finally Getting Props It's about time Ant-Man got a movie. Sure, his super power is shrinking while growing in strength, but if a movie can be made about a kid who ages in reverse, a … [Read more...]

Disney’s Tomorrowland – A Look at Casey and Athena

Disney's Tomorrowland is coming to theaters everywhere May 22. It looks to be a major blockbuster with some big names and a big story. While we're waiting to take our trip to a place outside of space and time, let's take a look at the two main female protagonists in Disney's Tomorrowland. These girls are kicking butt! Discover the Dynamic Duo of Disney's Tomorrowland I love a movie with some … [Read more...]

The Avengers: Age of Ultron is Kicking Butt Memory Game Printable

The Avengers: Age of Ultron is finally here! Let the butt kicking commence! That's right, baby. Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and a host of other super powered heroes are currently doing battle with Ultron on the big screen. BOOM! This is the big time, folks. The Avengers: Age of Ultron is setting the stage for some big events to come like … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron New Featurettes

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron is almost here, and if May 1st doesn't hurry it up, I think I might explode! I've been geeking out hard over the newest Avengers flick since I first heard Ultron voiced by James Spader. This is going to be 2 1/2 hours of epic super hero feats. Marvel style! Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Gets Some New Blood As anyone who's read anything written by me … [Read more...]

The Ultimates – 1 of 8 Things You Might not Know About the Avengers

With the amazing popularity of The Avengers - also known as The Ultimates - I thought it might be cool to take a trip deep, deep into geekdom and enlighten you on 8 things you might not know about The Avengers (The Ultimates) if you're strictly a fan of the movies. The Avengers are the Ultimates and Other Cool Stuff Let me start off by saying that the past few years have been some of the best of … [Read more...]

Amigurumi Crochet Might be the Cutest Thing Ever

I love amigurumi crochet. Let me just get that out there immediately. There is something so incredibly cute about a tiny amigurumi crocheted critter or monster that is impossible to resist. You can find amigurumi crochet creatures in almost any variety, and they are all super fun. This post contains affiliate links to hopefully help us build our own amigurumi village. Image Source All Hail … [Read more...]

The Avengers Assemble May 1st – Coloring Sheets

Avengers, assemble! That's one of the best phrases in all of comic-dom, and the Avengers assemble May 1st for the most epic Marvel film yet. To celebrate the impending release of the 2 1/2 hour thrill ride that is "Avengers: Age of Ultron", Marvel has released another amazing trailer and some coloring sheets for the kids, as well. The Avengers Assemble to Take on Ultron "Avengers: Age of Ultron" … [Read more...]

Disney’s Tomorrowland Brings Action, Adventure, and Wonder

Disney's Tomorrowland is coming, and I'm pretty excited about it. It's the story of Frank, a jaded former boy-genius and Casey, a teenage girl with a thirst for knowledge who must work together to discover the secrets behind Tomorrowland, a more than mysterious place which exists somewhere outside of normal time and space. Disney's Tomorrowland - The Future is Now I think this is going to be … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Ant-Man Movie Looks to Pack a Punch

The Ant-Man movie, Marvel's newest addition to their cinematic universe looks like it's going to be a winner. I have to admit, when I first heard about an Ant-Man movie starring Paul Rudd, I was skeptical. I love Paul Rudd, but I associate him with comedies. After seeing this trailer, though, I'm convinced! The Ant-Man Movie: Tiny but Hugely Important A super hero that can shrink might sound … [Read more...]

The Force Awakens is Taking Star Wars to the Awesome System

The second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is out, and it's just about the most bad ass thing I've ever seen! The Force Awakens looks like everything I loved about the original Star Wars, but hopped up on some galaxy grade steroids. The Force Awakens is Awakening My Geeky Side I've been in perpetual geek out mode ever since I heard about The Force Awakens. I'm a ginormous Star Wars fan. … [Read more...]

Disaster Preparedness Food – Survivors Have to Eat

Disaster preparedness food is an important part of any disaster survival kit. Flashlights, fuel, a radio, and the like are all important, but you can't eat any of them. Emergency food allows you to eat while you wait out the storm or the hurricane or the zombie apocalypse. This post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. Disaster Preparedness Food - Make it Part of Your Kit When … [Read more...]

How to Buy Gift Cards Online – And Sell Them, Too!

How to buy gift cards online. That's the question isn't it? Gift cards are an easy way to make sure you always buy the perfect gift for any occasion, but they can be a pain. That's not the case if you buy them online. This post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. How to Buy Gift Cards Online - It's Easy Buying gift cards online is actually quite easy. First, find a reputable … [Read more...]

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